There have been hundreds of shootings and bombings over the past months.
Below are part of the ones that caused serious injuries or deaths.
Unfortunately the world wide press does not give equal coverage
when Israeli or Jewish blood is spilled.|
Section 11/18: April - August 2003
An Israeli man was killed and his pregnant wife was wounded
in an ambush shooting attack in eastern Binyamin, between
the Shilo bloc and the Jordan Valley. - August 29, 2003
|Shalom Har-Melekh z"l - Age 25|
Qassam rockets were fired from Gaza and hit
the Israeli city of Ashkelon.
There were no injuries. - August 28, 2003
An Israeli that was wounded on the August 12 attack
at Ariel, died of his wounds. - August 28, 2003
|Amatzia Nisanovitz z"l - Age 22|
Qassam rockets were fired from Gaza and hit homes in the
southern Israeli town of Sderot.
There were no injuries. - August 22, 2003
A suicide bomber blew himself up on board a bus in Jerusalem,
killing 22 people and wounding 136, many of them children and babies.
12 of the wounded are considered in very serious condition.
- August 19, 2003
September 5 Update:
A seriously wounded victim of the bombing died of his wounds.
|Lilach Kardi 22|
|Menachem Liebel z"l - Age 24|
|Shmuel Zargari z"l - Age 11 month old baby|
|Rabbi Eliezer Weisfish z"l - Age 42|
|Mordechai Reinitz z"l - Age 49|
|Issachar Reinitz z"l - Age 9 - the son of Mordechai|
|Goldie Taubenfeld z"l - Age 43 - from New York, mother of 13 children|
|Shmuel Taubenfeld z"l - Age 3 months old|
|Yaakov Binder z"l - Age 50|
|Liba Schwartz z"l - Age 57|
|Binyamin Bergman z"l - Age 15|
|Miriam Eisenstein z"l - Age 20 (no picture yet)|
|Rabbi Hanoch Segal z"l - Age 65|
|Chava Nechama Rechnitzer z"l - Age 19 (no picture yet)|
|Shmuel Wilner z"l - Age 50|
|Avraham Bar Or z"l - Age 12 (no picture yet)|
|Feiga Dushkinski z"l - Age 50|
|Elisheva Meshulami z"l - Age 16 (no picture yet)|
|Tehilla Nathanson z"l - Age 3 years old|
|Marie Antonia z"l - Age 39 - Filipian worker|
|Fruma Weitz z"l - Age 73|
|Rabbi Mordechai Laufer z"l - Age 27|
A 17-year-old girl from Ginot Shomron was wounded in a terrorist shooting
attack near Yitzhar, just south of Shechem. - August 17, 2003
An Israeli was killed and two people were seriously wounded
by a suicide bombing attack at a bus stop outside the
Shomron city of Ariel. - August 12, 2003 ~ 10:00 am
Update August 28:
A second victim Amatzia Nisanovitz died of his wounds
|Erez Hershkovitz z"l - Age 18|
|Amatzia Nisanovitz z"l - Age 22|
An Israeli was killed and eight were wounded when a suicide bomber
blew himself up inside a supermarket in the N'vei Afek neighborhood
of eastern Rosh HaAyin. - August 12, 2003 ~ 9:00 am
|Yechezkel Yekutiel z"l - Age 43|
A 16-year-old boy was killed and four other people were
lightly wounded after Hizbullah terrorist shelled the
northern town of Shlomi. - August 10, 2003
|Haviv Dadon z"l - Age 16|
6 people sustained light injuries and were treated for anxiety
following a rocket attack into the southern Gush Katif
community of Morag. The projectile was fired from an area
under PA control between Khan Yunis and Rafiach.
- August 9, 2003
An Israeli soldier was killed in a battle with Palestinian terrorists
in a refugee camp near Shechem.
- August 8, 2003
|Staff-Sergeant Roi Oren z"l - Age 20|
An Israeli mother and her three children were wounded in an
ambush shooting as they drove on the Walaja bypass road that links
Gush Etzion to Jerusalem. The mother is in serious condition.
- August 3, 2003
An 11-year-old girl was lightly wounded in a leg by terrorist
gunfire in the Shomron. Gunfire was directed at a vehicle traveling
near the community of Yitzhar. - July 28, 2003
The body of missing soldier Cpl. Oleg Shaikhet of Upper Nazareth,
was discovered on Monday morning a week after he went missing.
The body was found buried in an olive grove near Arab villages
not far from his home. - July 28, 2003
|Oleg Shaikhet z"l - Age 20|
A 40 year old Israeli resident of Jerusalem riding home on bicycle
Wednesday night was stabbed and moderately wounded by four
Arab assailants near the city's northern Shuafat refugee camp.
- July 23, 2003
A 64 year old Israeli man out for an evening walk with a friend
was stabbed and moderately wounded in Jerusalem's central
Yemin Moshe neighborhood, in what police suspect was a
terror-related attack. - July 20, 2003
An elite Israel Defense Forces unit located missing cab driver
Eliyahu Gurel alive near the West Bank city of Ramallah
late Tuesday night. Close to midnight, special forces
located Gurel, who had been missing since Friday afternoon,
in an abandoned building in Bitouniyah, west of Ramallah.
Soldiers from the crack Sayeret Matkal unit broke into the
building, to find Gurel alone and bound, after his captors
apparently fled. Not one shot was fired, and Gurel was taken
to safety. - July 15, 2003
|Article about the rescue|
|Hebrew article about the rescue (picture format)|
|Ma'ariv Headlines||Yediot Headlines|
An Israeli man was killed and two others wounded when a
Palestinian armed with a long-bladed knife stabbed passersby on
Tel Aviv's beachfront promenade, close to Jaffa. - July 15, 2003
|Amir Simhon z"l - Age 24|
An Israeli woman was killed when a Palestinian terrorist
blew himself up in Moshav Kfar Ya'vetz. - July 7, 2003
|Mazal Afari z"l - Age 65 - mother of eight|
Four Israelis were wounded when rockets were fired at the
Jewish community of Kfar Darom from the Palestinian town of
Dir al-Balah. - July 2, 2003
A Bulgarian construction worker was killed in a shooting
attack near the northern West Bank town of Jenin.
The Al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, a group associated with Yasser Arafat's
Fatah party, claimed responsibility for the attack. - June 30, 2003
|Krastyu Radkov z"l - Age 46 - from Bulgaria|
An Israeli soldier was killed in a Gaza Strip
operation against the Palestinian terrorist infrastructure.
One soldier was also wounded during the course of the operation
that began after the IDF received a warning that a major terror
attack was on the verge of being carried out at the Karni-Netzarim
crossing in the Gaza Strip. - June 27, 2003
|Staff Sergeant Erez Ashkenazi z"l|
An Israeli civilian was wounded Thursday night in a
shooting attack on his car near the settlement of Beitar Ilit,
west of Bethlehem. - June 26, 2003
A 15-year old Palestinian terrorist murdered a telephone company
worker in Baka al-Garbiye, on the pre-'67 side of Green Line Israel.
Two Bezeq company workers had arrived to make phone line repairs,
and one was sitting in the car when the terrorist approached and
fired at him. The Bezeq guard took off in pursuit, and fired and
wounded the terrorist. - June 26, 2003
|Amos Amit Mantin z"l - Age 31|
A soldier was wounded lightly by shrapnel in a gunbattle in
the northern Gaza Strip.
Several Kassam rockets launched from PA-controlled
northern Gaza landed in S'derot. There were no injuries.
Police thwarted a bomb attack in central Israel, arrested two
Palestinians, and confiscated their explosives, near the
Israeli-Arab town of Kfar Kassem. - June 25, 2003
An Israeli-American from the settlement of Eli was murdered and
his parents and wife wounded, when a terrorist shot up their
vehicle north of Ofra.
The family was heading for Jerusalem to celebrate Shabbat with
their son, David, who had been married the day before.
As well as their son's wedding, the couple were also
elebrating their twenty-seventh wedding anniversary.
- June 19, 2003
|Zvi Goldstein z"l - Age 47|
|wedding celebration||wedding celebration||wedding celebration|
How our next door neighbors are seeking "peace".
- June 18, 19, 2003
A Palestinian suicide bomber killed a 63-year-old grocery store
owner when he blew himself up at the entrance to the shop in
Moshav Sdei Trumot. "Our assumption is that [the terrorist] did not
intend to blow himself up at the grocery, but might have been
waiting for people to gather at the nearby bus stop,"
said northern police chief Ya'akov Borovsky.
Borovsky said Mordechai probably prevented a major tragedy by
preventing the suicide bomber from penetrating the center of the
moshav, where many more people could have been killed.
- June 19, 2003
|Avner Mordechai z"l - Age 63|
Kassam rockets launched by Palestinian terrorists, hit a home
in Netiv HaAsarah, south of Ashkelon and just north of the
Gaza Strip. No one was hurt. The rocket hit the living room of
the home around 4:00 AM; only three hours earlier, the mother
had taken her little daughter from the living room couch on which
she had fallen asleep and peacefully brought her to her bed -
thus possibly saving her life. - June 18, 2003
A seven-year-old Israeli girl was killed and her sister and
grandfather were wounded in a shooting attack near the
Kibbutz Eyal interchange.
Her 3 year old sister was seriously injured and has
been operated on. Her condition is now stable. - June 17, 2003
|Noam Liebowitz z"l - Age 7|
Two workers suffered light shrapnel wounds from mortar shells
fired at the Gush Katif settlement bloc in the Gaza Strip.
- June 17, 2003
An Israeli soldier was killed by Palestinian gunfire in Jenin.
- June 13, 2003
|Mor (Mordechai) Tsayada z"l - Age 22|
Two Israeli women were seriously injured when their car was
shot at near Beitilo Junction west of Binyamin, near the
Nechaliel settlements nortwest of Ramallah. - June 13, 2003
An Israeli man was killed in a shooting attack
near the village of Yabed in Shomron. - June 12, 2003
|Avner Maimon z"l - Age 49|
Seventeen people were killed and more than 100 were wounded
when a Hamas suicide bomber, dressed as an ultra-Orthodox Jew,
detonated his explosives belt on a bus in downtown Jerusalem.
- June 11, 2003
|Malka Rene Sultan z"l - Age 68|
|Alan (Avraham Chaim) Beer z"l - Age 47|
|Elza Cohen z"l - Age 70|
|Sergeant Tamar Ben-Eliyahu z"l - Age 20|
|Alexander Kazaris z"l - Age 77|
|Ro'i Eliraz z"l - Age 22|
|Tziporah Pesichovich z"l - Age 54|
|Tzvi Cohen z"l - Age 39|
|Yaffa Mualem z"l - Age 65|
|Tita Martine z"l - Age 72|
|Yaniv Abayed z"l - Age 23|
|Bat-el Ochana z"l - Age 21|
|Eugenia Berman z"l - Age 50|
|Anna Or-Gal z"l - Age 55|
|Miriam Levy z"l - Age 74|
|Bianca Shahrur z"l - Age 62|
|Haile Abraha Hawki z"l - Age 56 - foreign worker from Eritrea|
|In Memory||In Memory||In Memory|
An Israeli was killed when two Palestinian gunmen
opened fire on him near the Machpela Cave in Hebron.
Earlier in the day two Palestinian terrorists shot and wounded
a border police officer in the same area. - June 8, 2003
|St.-Sgt. Matan Gadri z"l - Age 21|
Four IDF soldiers were killed and four were wounded after
Palestinian gunmen opened fire on an IDF outpost near the
Erez checkpoint in the Gaza Strip.
Three militant Palestinian groups - Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the
Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades - issued a joint statement claiming
responsibility for the Gaza attack. - June 8, 2003
|Sergeant Boaz Emet z"l - Age 23|
|Sergeant (res.) Udi Eilat z"l - Age 38|
|Assaf Aberjil z"l - Age 23|
|Sergeant Major (res.) Chen Engel z"l - Age 31|
Two Israelis were killed near Jerusalem.
The Jerusalem Police increasingly attribute the murder of the
two Israelis found stabbed to death in a wood close to Moshav
Even Sapir to a terror attack. The bodies were severely mutilated.
- June 4, 2003
|David Shambik z"l - Age 27|
|Moran Menachem z"l - Age 17|
An Israeli was lightly injured when Palestinians fired shots at
Egged bus No. 160 at the Halhoul junction north of Hebron
late Wednesday night.
At least 5 mortar shells landed near the southern Gush Katif
community of N'vei Dekalim earlier. There were no injuries reported.
- May 28, 2003
Eight Israelis were wounded (two of them moderately),
when an explosive device went off under a bus traveling
near a Jewish community in the Gaza Strip. - May 23, 2003
Israel's navy seized a fishing boat Tuesday carrying a Hezbollah
activist and weaponry and weapon-making equipment,
believed to be heading for the Gaza Strip. - May 21, 2003
During operations in the Shechem (Nablus) Casbah overnight,
IDF forces uncovered an explosives laboratory that manufactured
material for use in suicide bombings against Israeli civilians
and security forces. - May 20, 2003
Three people were killed and 48 were wounded when a 19 year old
female suicide bomber blew herself up at the entrance to the
Ha'amakim Mall in Afula. One security guard was killed and another
was seriously hurt, preventing more fatalities. - May 19, 2003
|Kiril Shremko z"l - Age 23 (Security Guard)|
|Avi Zarihan z"l - Age 36|
|Hassan Ismail Tawatha z"l - Age 41 - of Jisr a-Zarqa|
Three soldiers were injured when a suicide bomber
on a bicycle detonated his explosives near an IDF jeep
near Kfar Darom in Gaza. - May 19, 2003
Seven Israelis were killed and 20 wounded, three of them seriously,
when a suicide bomber blew himself up on Egged bus No. 6 in
A second suicide bomber blew himself up half an hour later,
at the entry to the Dahit al-Barid neighborhood,
in the northern outskirts of Jerusalem, without injuring others.
- May 18, 2003
|Shimon Ostinsky z"l - Age 68|
|Nellie Perov z"l - Age 55|
|Olga Brenner z"l - Age 52|
|Marina Tzachivirshvili z"l - Age 44|
|Yitzhak Moyial z"l - Age 64|
|Roni Yisraeli z"l - Age 35|
|Tawil Ralab z"l - Age 42 - of Shuafat|
A husband and his pregnant wife from Kiryat Arba were murdered
on Saturday night when a suicide bomber blew himself up next to
them as they walked in Hebron's Gross Square.
- May 17, 2003
|Dina Levy z"l - Age 37|
|Gidi Levy z"l - Age 31|
|Gidi and Dina Levy z"l|
An Israeli woman was lightly wounded in the leg thursday night
when Arab terrorists opened fire on her car near the Samarian
community of N'vei Tzuf. - May 15, 2003
An Israeli man was killed in a shooting attack near the settlement
of Ofra. He was apparently driving to work in the area when gunmen
opened fire on his vehicle about 500 meters north of Ofra.
- May 11, 2003
|David Zion z"l - Age 53|
A Israeli man was killed, his six-year-old daughter and a 20-year-old
hitchhiker critically wounded, when terrorists shot at their vehicle
as they traveled near Shvut Rahel northeast of Ramallah.
- May 5, 2003
|Gideon Lichterman z'l - Age 27|
Nine soldiers were wounded in intense gun battles with Palestinians
during a fourteen-hour IDF operation to arrest Hamas fugitives
in the Sejaiyeh neighborhood in Gaza city. - May 1, 2003
3 people were killed and 50 wounded (10 serious to critical)
when a suicide bomber detonated a waist belt as he attempted to
enter Mike's Place, a coffee house near the US Embassy in Tel Aviv.
The security guard prevented the suicide bomber from entering
inside the coffee house. - April 30, 2003
|Yanai Weiss z"l - Age 46|
|Ran Baron z"l - Age 24|
|Caroline Dominique z"l - Age 29 In Memory of Dominique (Caroline) Hass|
|A letter from Gavin at Mike's Place|
An Israeli security guard was killed and 16 Israelis were
wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the
new Kfar Sava railway station - April 24, 2003
|Alexander Kostyuk z"l - Age 23|
|Article: Kfar Sava hero a Ukraine immigrant and 'born fighter'|
An IDF photographer, was killed and three other soldiers were
wounded by Palestinian gunfire in the Yabna refugee camp in
Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Lior Ziv had been sent to
Rafah to photograph Givati soldiers exposing and destroying
tunnels for smuggling arms from Egypt. - April 20, 2003
|Sergeant Lior Ziv z"l - Age 19|
|Tunnels for smuggling arms|
Two Qassam rockets were launched at the Israeli city of Sderot.
The rockets wounded an Israeli civilian, and damaged her house.
- April 20, 2003
An Israeli security guard was moderately wounded and
two soldiers lightly wounded by terrorists' gunfire
at the Shahak industrial site near Shaked in
north Samaria on Saturday night. - April 19, 2003
Two Israelis were killed and six wounded by a Palestinian terrorist
at the Karni terminal near Gaza. - April 15, 2003
|Zachar Rahamin Hanukayev z"l - Age 39|
|Ahmed Salah Kara z"l - Age 20|
One soldier was killed and two wounded by terrorist gunfire
in the Shechem district. - April 15, 2003
|Lt. Daniel Mandel z"l - Age 24|
Two IDF soldiers were killed and nine were wounded when
Palestinian gunmen infiltrated into a military base close to the
northern Jordan Valley town of Beka'ot.
The two gunmen were killed. - April 10, 2003
|Sergeant Ofer Sharabi z"l - Age 21|
|Sergeant Igal Liwschitz z"l - Age 20|
Two security guards, stationed at the security fence near
Kibbutz Metzer,were stabbed on by Palestinian terrorists.
One of the guards, was seriously injured and was evacuated
to the Hillel Yaffe Hospital in Hadera. - April 7, 2003
Four IDF soldiers were lightly wounded when their tank hit a
100-kilogram explosive device and overturned as a result
in southern Gaza. - April 3, 2003