One father said, "We send them to the army and we know that maybe they won't come back. Did I ever think it would happen to me? Never."
It happened without warning and it only took seconds. ...As he plows his heavy lorry into the cluster of soldiers, Fadi crushes four young women and two young men. Others, glancing off the truck's side are wounded, but not mortally. Stunned, those who can hurry to the side of fallen friends. As they do so, Fadi brakes his lorry, turns it around, aiming for the bodies he has just mowed down...
In the aftermath of last week's Israeli intelligence reports, US officials have placed parts of the US on high alert. The unspecified threat probably refers to terror attacks by al-Qaida, ISIS and cyber security attacks by any number of hacking entities - but with a special eye on Moscow.
Last Sunday's shooting spree in Jerusalem is notably different than terror attacks that have plagued the capital for the last year. According to DEBKAfile, Israeli authorities have information of more attacks being planned during the remainder of Israel's High Holy Days.
Days before Israelis embrace Yom Kippur, the biblical Day of Repentance, an Islamic terrorist guns down a grandmother and young police officer before he is shot and killed. As Fatah calls for mourning the murderer, Hamas hands out candy celebrating him while Islamic Jihad pledges, "attacks will continue."