Israeli and US officials fear increased attacks on Jews in western Europe, and stressed that European Union leaders should stop funding organizations that support an international boycott of Israel. Israeli Minister of Strategic Affairs Gilad Erdan told EU lawmakers that they should work to ensure its money does not go to groups that back the Palestinian-led boycott movement.
An Israeli woman was wounded after being stabbed by a 14-year-old Palestinian youth. The 22-year-old woman was treated at the scene near the city of Modiin, before being evacuated to Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan. The teenager was arrested. In a separate incident, a policewoman was stabbed in the hand during an attack in Jerusalem’s Old City. The Palestinian assailant was restrained and subsequently brought to a police station for questioning.