An Israeli border policewoman patrols in a park in Jerusalem where Ethiopian Jews gathered yesterday. Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA

The recent rise in Palestinian attacks on Israelis reflects Palestinian frustration over the restrictive regime under which they live as well as the f(...)

Israeli riot police  in the Bet Hanina neighbourhood of east Jerusalem yesterday. Israel has  increased security levels around Jerusalem following recent attacks. Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA

Israelis have expressed heightened fears about their security in the wake of Tuesday’s attack by Palestinians on a Jerusalem synagogue in which five p(...)

Like the 1983 murders of three worshippers in the Mountain Lodge Pentecostal Church near Darkley, Co Armagh, the synagogue attack in Jerusalem on Tues(...)

A young relative of Abdel-Rahman Shaloudi stands amid the  rubble of his  home in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Silwan after its destruction  by the Israeli authorities today. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

Israel has today destroyed the home of a Palestinian who last month ran over and killed two people at a Jerusalem tram stop. The demolition comes a da(...)

 A bullet hole in a synagogue’s front glass looking outwards to the Orthodox Jewish Har Nof neighbourhood in Jerusalem yesterday. Photograph: Jim Hollandery/EPA

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has said yesterday’s attack by Palestinians on a Jerusalem synagogue, which left four worshippers an(...)

A relative of Uday and Rassan Abu Jamal, cousins who killed four worshippers in a Jerusalem synagogue, holds their pictures. Palestinian assaults on Israelis have surged recently. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

The attack yesterday by Palestinian cousins on a synagogue in west Jerusalem stunned Israelis but was welcomed by the leftist Popular Front for the Li(...)

An Israeli mourns during the funeral of Aryeh Kopinsky, Calman Levine and Avraham Shmuel Goldberg in Jerusalem. Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed four worshippers, including Kopinsky, Levine and Goldberg in a Jerusalem synagogue today before being shot dead by police. It was the deadliest such incident in six years in the holy city amid a surge in religious conflict. Photograph: Finbarr O’Reilly/Reuters

The Kehilat Bnei Torah synagogue on Shimon Agassi Street in the west Jerusalem neighbourhood of Har Nof is tucked away at the bottom of a steep bank b(...)

Israeli emergency personnel carry the body  of a man out of  a synagogue today in Jerusalem. Four Israelis were killed and several others wounded in a terror attack this morning in a synagogue in the western Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Nof. Two Palestinian assailants were killed at the scene by police. Photograph:  Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images 0:39

Two suspected Palestinian men armed with axes and knives killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue today before being shot dead by police, Israeli p(...)

An armed Palestinian woman who supports the mainstream Fatah movement, and belongs to the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, during a rally in the West Bank city of Hebron yesterday commemorating the 10th anniversary of the death of Yasser Arafat. Photograph: Abed Al Hashlamoun/EPA

A spate of stabbing and vehicle attacks mounted by Palestinian youths against Israelis in the run-up to the 10th anniversary this week of the death of(...)

 An Israeli soldier fires a tear gas canister during clashes with Palestinian protesters in the West Bank village of Seir, near Hebron. Photograph: Abed Al Hashlamoun/EPA

A Palestinian was killed during clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank yesterday as Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of prov(...)