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Antisemitic attacks in Jerusalem


Injured youth; Photo credit: Free use

Antisemitic attacks in Jerusalem Over the years Honenu has represented many victims of antisemitic attacks in Jerusalem. Yeshiva students and hareidi Jews are prime targets due to their clearly recognizable appearance. Prosecuting and convicting assailants is an important deterrence factor. Honenu makes every effort to ensure that all complainants receive a fair judicial process. Please see below a list of posts relating to cases in which Honenu provided legal counsel to victims of antisemitic attacks in Jerusalem.

Arson damage; Photo courtesy of the Yoshvaev family

January 19, 2023: Honenu appeals to reopen road violence case

January 18, 2023: Jewish victim who acted in self-defense exonerated from all charges

January 16, 2023: Yeshiva student on family vacation attacked in J'lem

January 8, 2023: Two terrorists sentenced for Yoshvaev arson incident

December 29, 2022: Demand to investigate attack in Old City J'lem

December 25, 2022: Jewish homes attacked three times in one week

December 19, 2022: Disturbing assault "trend" in Old City J'lem

December 14, 2022: Old City terror victim awarded huge compensation

December 14, 2022: Minor sentenced for Yoshvaev arson incident

December 11, 2022: Honenu: Temple Mount attack was an act of terror

December 7, 2022: Terrorists' families attack Rozen and his attorney after hearing

December 6, 2022: Will a Beit Orot attacker be paroled?

December 4, 2022: Molotov-cocktail terrorist sued for damages of 200,000 NIS

December 1, 2022: Beit Hanina attackers released to house arrest

Shattered windshield, Mount of Olives; Free use

November 29, 2022: Appeal accepted in Beit Orot attack case

November 24, 2022: Potentially fatal rock attack near Mt. Olives

November 22, 2022: Victim demands dismissal of terror-supporting doctor

November 10, 2022: Stabbing victim to DM: Demolish the terrorist's house

November 8, 2022: Jewish journalist attacked within sight of police

November 7, 2022: Tal Yoshvaev attacked in sukka

November 6, 2022: Remand until end of proceedings for terrorist who destroyed R. Lior's car

November 6, 2022: Arabs attack Jewish family in Beit Hanina

October 26, 2022: Arab attacked man defending harassed youth on J'lem light rail

Attack at Lions' Gate (screenshot); Video credit: Israel Police

October 25, 2022: Beit Hanina attackers detained and released the same day

October 24, 2022: HaNevi'im Street attacker convicted

October 20, 2022: Arabs attack yeshiva students in J'lem, one detained, but released

October 10, 2022: Two Jewish brothers attacked on Sukkot

September 22, 2022: Glass bottle smashed in youth's face, Honenu demands indictment

September 21, 2022: Sha'ar Shechem attacker sentenced to 33-month active sentence

September 19, 2022: Honenu to State Attorney: Appeal the lenient ruling

September 13, 2022: Sha'ar Yafo car-ramming terrorists sentenced

September 12, 2022: Sha'ar Yafo car-ramming terrorists to be sentenced

One of the injured brothers; Photo credit: Honenu

September 12, 2022: Detainee released thanks to intervention by Honenu

September 7, 2022: State Attorney to appeal lenient penalty for Beit Orot attackers

August 28, 2022: Assault case closed despite evidence

August 11, 2022: Two attackers, only one is being investigated

August 9, 2022: Arabs attacked Jews in Jerusalem on Tisha B'Av

August 8, 2022: Suspect charged with setting Rabbi Lior's car on fire indicted

August 5, 2022: Arab attacked Hareidi man at funeral of R. Weiss

August 4, 2022: Arab workers attacked two Jewish brothers in J'lem

August 2, 2022: Hareidi assault victim sues Arab attacker for 90,000 NIS

July 31, 2022: Remand extended for suspect of setting Rabbi Lior's car on fire

July 31, 2022: Honenu to State Attorney in Beit Orot attack case: Appeal the lenient sentence

July 27, 2022: Yoshvaev sues Arab neighbor over harassment and threats

July 27, 2022: Hareidi youth awarded 60,000 NIS after attack

July 24, 2022: Two terrorists sentenced in Beit Orot attack case

July 17, 2022: Will the terrorist be paroled?

Beit Orot victim; Photo credit: Tzur Anteman

July 12, 2022: Last two terrorists convicted in Beit Orot attack case

July 11, 2022: Laughing Arabs assault Jewish victim, no suspects detained

July 8, 2022: Arab security guard at light rail work site attacked Jewish man

July 4, 2022: Arab youths attacked Jewish youth on Jerusalem light rail

June 29, 2022: Bus driver attacked and tried to run over victim

June 26, 2022: Eli Rozen: It was attempted murder, no grounds for leniency

June 16, 2022: Another terrorist convicted in Beit Orot attack case

June 12, 2022: No suspects apprehended two weeks after City of David attack

Injured driver, note the pepper spray stained shirt; Photo courtesy of the photographer

June 1, 2022: Brutal attack on three yeshiva students in J'lem

May 30, 2022: Sha'ar Yafo car-ramming terrorists convicted

May 17, 2022: Old City J'lem attack case closed despite video evidence, Honenu appealed

May 10, 2022: Attacked couple testified in court at penalty hearing

May 9, 2022: Penalty hearing for Beit Orot terrorists

May 3, 2022: Arab attacked Jewish man in J'lem on Shabbat


May 2, 2022: Terrorist's brother attacked Tal Yoshvaev

April 6, 2022: Rozen: "These terrorists wanted to murder me!"

March 14, 2022: Supreme Court rejects appeal by Eli Rozen attack suspect

March 14, 2022: Arab woman choked Jewish man, case closed without indictment

March 13, 2022: Arab driver vandalized Jewish-owned cars

March 8, 2022: Following appeal, assault case to be reexamined

February 21, 2022: Shimon HaTzadik attack victim demands GSS investigation

Eli Rozen; Free use

February 15, 2022: Two suspects convicted in Eli Rozen assault case

February 14, 2022: Shimon HaTzadik stabber to remain in remand

February 13, 2022: Attack in Shimon HaTzadik

February 8, 2022: Arabs punch Jewish youth near Old City Jerusalem


February 7, 2022: Penalty hearing in Shimon HaTzadik vehicular arson case

February 6, 2022: Arabs shoot tear gas at Jews in Shimon HaTzadik

February 2, 2022: Arabs attack disabled man near Sha'ar Shechem

February 1, 2022: Arabs attack hareidi near Sha'ar Shechem

January 31, 2022: Arab assaults boys on light rail in Jerusalem

January 25, 2022: Demand to reopen Sha'ar Shechem assault case

January 23, 2022: Honenu representing Jewish youth attacked in J'lem

Tal Yoshvaev, Shimon HaTzadik resident; Photo credit: Honenu

January 17, 2022: Shimon HaTzadik resident demands more police protection

January 16, 2022: Assault victim detained and interrogated

January 11, 2022: Shimon HaTzadik assault case reopened after Honenu appealed

December 30, 2021: Honenu: Attack was attempted murder, not aggravated assault December 29, 2021: Demand to return arson suspect to remand November 28, 2021: Appeal to reopen assault case November 24, 2021: Light rail assault case to be reopened

injured Jew from Anti semitic attack
Photograph courtesy of the victim

November 14, 2021: Case closed despite security camera video evidence November 11, 2021: Another incident of rock terror in Jerusalem October 31, 2021: Attack in Old City Jerusalem October 28, 2021: Pepper-spraying assailant released October 27, 2021: Suspects apprehended, but not located? – Update October 25, 2021: Suspects apprehended, but not located? October 14, 2021: Assaulted brothers interrogated under warning October 11, 2021: Two yeshiva students assaulted in Old City Jerusalem September 14, 2021: Trial of suspects in attack on Eli Rozen opened August 2, 2021: J’lem resident opened fire in self-defense, was detained August 2, 2021: Assault case reopened after appeal by Honenu

Attack victim, Talpiot; Photo courtesy of the photographer

July 25, 2021: Supreme Court overturns decision, keeps terrorist in remand July 21, 2021: Comptroller censures police over Jaffa Gate car-ramming investigation July 19, 2021: Road to Mt. Olives danger to Jewish travelers June 17, 2021: Arabs attack hareidi man at Sha’ar Shechem June 17, 2021: Jewish drivers ambushed in Jerusalem June 8, 2021: Arab mob attacks Jewish driver in Beit Hanina June 7, 2021: Attack in Abu Tor June 1, 2021: Jewish boys attacked at Tomb of Shimon HaTzadik May 26, 2021: Antisemitic attack in Zion Square May 25, 2021: Honenu demands that rioters not be released May 18, 2021: Appeal accepted in self-defense case

Abu Tor; Photo courtesy of the photographer

May 14, 2021: Attack in French Hill May 11, 2021: Newly engaged couple attacked by Arab mob in Jerusalem May 10, 2021: Assault near Tomb of Shimon HaTzadik May 9, 2021: Arab rioters on Mt. Scopus injure passers-by, students May 9, 2021: Violent Sheikh Jarrah demonstration documented May 9, 2021: Yeshiva students attacked in Talpiot May 6, 2021: Assault case reopened after Honenu intervened

Salah Diab; Photo credit: Honenu

May 5, 2021: Arabs shouting “Itbakh al Yahud” injure Jewish youth April 28, 2021: Youth brutally beaten by Arab mob in Jerusalem April 28, 2021: Jewish family attacked in East Jerusalem April 26, 2021: Jerusalem assault case reopened April 24, 2021: Jerusalem terror victims not recognized April 23, 2021: Overnight terror in Jerusalem April 19, 2021: Rock attack on Mt. Olives bus

Injured youth; Photo credit: Free use

March 7, 2021: Two Jewish women assaulted in Jerusalem February 17, 2021: Antisemitic attack at Ma’ayan HaShiloah February 16, 2021: Antisemitic attack in Wadi Joz February 2, 2021: Yeshiva students injured in antisemitic attacks January 20, 2021: Despite evidence, assault suspects not yet detained December 16, 2020: Arab admitted assault, not tried December 8, 2020: Defendant indicted for antisemitic assault November 26, 2020: Appeal to reopen case against violent bus driver October 26, 2020: Demand to investigate assault by bus driver

Shattered windshield; Photo credit: Free use

September 29, 2020: Assault victim to be compensated September 13, 2020: Assault case reopened thanks to Honenu August 2, 2020: Antisemitic attack near Jaffa Gate – Suspects interrogated July 21, 2020: 23,000 NIS compensation for assault victim July 3, 2020: Antisemitic attack near Jaffa Gate June 22, 2020: Case reopened after Honenu appeal May 14, 2020: Assault by Arab traffic inspectors in Jerusalem May 11, 2020: 50,000 NIS compensation in assault case March 31, 2020: Purim assault in Old City Jerusalem March 30, 2020: Case closed despite video evidence

Injured victim’s shirt; Photo courtesy of the photographer

February 25, 2020: Attacked youth sues for compensation February 13, 2020: Yeshiva student attacked near Old City Jerusalem January 9, 2020: Two terrorists indicted for ramming attack January 5, 2020: Revealed: Terror attack, not traffic accident December 23, 2019: 40,000 NIS awarded in civil suit September 5, 2019: Two antisemitic incidents near Jaffa Gate July 4, 2019: Police take sides in Old City land dispute April 3, 2019: Terror victim undergoes operation March 28, 2019: Bleicher: It was a terror attack, not an accident March 27, 2019: Hit-and-run or terror attack? November 7, 2018: Youth injured in terror attack awarded 60,000 NIS

Injured student; Photo credit: Honenu

December 29, 2016: 60-day distancing order for Temple Mount detainees May 28, 2012: Jewish worshipers detained after attack by Arab March 12, 2012: Assaulted students accused of assault June 2, 2011: Two attacked students will remain in remand – “The conduct of the police is unacceptable” June 1, 2011: Merhav David Police: two detainees from Jerusalem to remain in remand, Honenu filed urgent appeal June 1, 2011: Arabs attacked with cudgels and knives a group of Jews in the Old City of Jerusalem: three wounded in the head, two arrested

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