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Jerusalem Correspondent — Guardian, The Observer

Jerusalem correspondent of the Guardian and the Observer. Tweets my own. RTs not an endorsement. The usual drill.

Jerusalem synagogue attack sparks fear of descent into religious war — On the stairs into the Kehillat Bnei Torah synagogue in west Jerusalem on Wednesday - where four rabbis and a Druze policeman were killed by two Palestinian cousins in a morning attack the day before - the bloodstains had not quite been expunged.

Israel demolishes home of Palestinian tram stop attacker — Israel security forces have destroyed the home of a Palestinian who last month ran over and killed two people at a Jerusalem tram stop, a day after two Palestinians killed four rabbis and a policeman in a frenzied assault at a synagogue in the city.

Deadly Jerusalem synagogue attack puts Israel close to brink — Four Israelis were killed in a frenzied assault by two Palestinians who targeted worshippers at a Jerusalem synagogue, the latest in a series of deadly attacks that many fear is pushing the city to the edge of a dangerous escalation in violence. The people killed were all rabbis, three holding joint US citizenship, one with dual British citizenship.

Jerusalem synagogue attack: 'a stunned sense of shock' - video report — Jerusalem has been stunned into shock by an attack on worshippers in a synagogue on Tuesday, reports the Guardian's correspondent Peter Beaumont from the scene. Four Israelis were killed in the attack and a further eight were wounded. Both of the Palestinian assailants were killed by Israeli police

Jerusalem synagogue attack: the victims — The victims of the deadly attack on a west Jerusalem synagogue have been identified as four rabbis, among them the head of an English-speaking religious seminary. All four had either dual US or UK citizenship.

Deadly attack in Jerusalem synagogue — Two men armed with axes and knives killed up to five people and wounded four in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before they were shot dead by police, Israeli media said after the worst such attack in years. A spokesman for Israel's ambulance service told Army Radio that medics were treating nine people, five of them critically wounded.

Settlers mourn their ‘beautiful daughter’ as a Palestinian father sinks into despair — In the home of Nahum and Brenda Lemkus in the West Bank settlement of Tekoa, there are paintings by their daughter Dalya, 26, who was stabbed to death on Monday in one of a pair of attacks on Israelis by Palestinians.

Abbas accuses Israel of igniting ‘religious war’ over Jerusalem holy site — The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, has accused Israel of igniting a "religious war" by allowing rightwing Jewish religious activists to visit a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem.

Jerusalem on the edge as tensions over holy site threaten to boil over — Behind the campus of the Hebrew University a scrubby hill drops steeply to the East Jerusalem village of Isawiya. Two weeks ago a squad of riot police was hiking down the path to the first houses.

Israeli soldier stabbed outside Tel Aviv railway station — A 20-year-old Israeli soldier has been left seriously injured after being stabbed in central Tel Aviv. According to police the assailant, a 25-year-old Palestinian from the West Bank city of Nablus, was in Israel illegally. He was arrested in a nearby apartment building, according to police.
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