Crime in Israel

The latest news on crime and crime rates in Israel.

'Sick massacre:' Three family members are butchered in Nazareth murder-suicide

A shooter in Nazareth targets family members before committing suicide, leaving three dead and others injured. Police view it as a family conflict, not criminal activity.

Protest ramming witness: 'He tried to run over an elderly woman'

Witness says suspect intentionally targeted elderly woman with his car during a protest for Gaza hostages, and continued to curse and spit at protestors during his arrest.


Four wounded in ramming, attempted stabbing attack in central Israel

The terrorist who attacked and injured four policemen was killed by security forces, while a manhunt is underway for the second suspect who escaped by vehicle.

Health Ministry closes clinic for defective IVF treatment

New evidence and findings observed in the case of hemophilia-infected eggs led the Health Ministry to make a decision to immediately close the clinic: "clear and immediate harm to public health."

Two Israel Police officers see conviction of assaulting civilian overturned

Jerusalem court opts for police officers to face fines and and community service instead, despite victim's rights violation concerns.


Government blamed for inaction as Arab Israeli murder rate climbs

Leaders and civil society groups in the Arab sector have long accused the Israeli government of neglect amid a growing crime crisis.


IDF probes soldiers for mistakenly killing Palestinian convert to Judaism

The shooting incident on Thursday morning raised several questions, as the man who was shot, a Jewish convert, did not show indications of an attack.

Man gets 7 years in prison for forcing woman to rob bank, showing no remorse

Haifa man forces bank employee to rob branch under threat of explosion. Judge calls it a thriller-like story and criticizes lack of remorse.


Fertilized eggs from Hepatitis B patient imported from unauthorized clinic in Georgia

The donor's genetic information was allegedly available to the clinic staff in Georgia and in Israel, but despite this, the eggs were sent to Israel and were given to a number of Israeli patients.

 Security forces at the scene in response to Wednesday's stabbing outside Jerusalem, March 13, 2024

Terror in Jerusalem: Two Israelis wounded in Jerusalem stabbing

MDA received a report early on Wednesday morning about a stabbing at a tunnel checkpoint near Jersualem, and were at the scene to treat the wounded.

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