Crime in Israel

The latest news on crime and crime rates in Israel.

Israeli TikTok star robbed at gunpoint by thieves dressed as deliverymen

Thieves disguised as Wolt delivery staff broke into the Holyland apartment of TikTok influencer, bitcoin dealer, and real estate developer Yoni Cohen and stole his luxury car.

Driving

7 charged for taking drivers tests for others, passing fake licensing

Over 100 licenses were believed to be obtained in the now-obstructed crime ring.

Israeli arrested for slapping Minister Idit Silman in Rehovot

The suspect, in her 50s, was taken in for questioning by police after a physical altercation with the minister.

The Nitzana border crossing between Israel and Egypt

Israeli soldier wounded in IDF shootout with smugglers on Egypt border

Several people were wounded in the firefight, with a female soldier being taken to hospital, although her condition is now considered to be in good condition.

Israeli sex offender gets 19 years in prison after extradition from Ukraine

Despite the fact that 30 years have passed, the court accepted the position of the prosecutor's office that the defendant's place is behind bars for a very long time.

Deadliest year in Israel's history: 244 Arabs killed in 2023 crime wave

Of the murders committed throughout the year, only 10.5% of the cases have been solved.

31/12/2023

Armenian Christians attacked in Jerusalem, some in serious condition

Patriarchate: "Armenian clerics in Jerusalem are fighting for their lives."

Two Israelis indicted in theft of October 7 victims' cars from ravaged kibbutz

Two Israelis were accused of attempting to steal vehicles left in Kibbutz Be'eri and move them beyond the Green Line into the West Bank.

East Jerusalem man to be charged for inciting terrorism

A man from Shuafat in east Jerusalem may be indicted for inciting terrorism and violence at a mosque sermon, urging followers not to lay down weapons as it symbolizes honor and bravery.

Grand theft auto: IDF GPS jamming stops Hamas drones, car thieves

The IDF has been jamming GPS signals to stop Hamas and Hezbollah drones, but this has also led to many car thieves in Israel being thwarted.

By UDI ETZION/WALLA!
19/12/2023
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