Yosef Haim Ben-David says initial plan was to torch an Arab shop, but soon escalated to kidnapping and killing.
Prosecutors seek remand in custody for suspects, including 3 minors, who allegedly beat two Beit Hanina men brutally in Jerusalem two weeks ago.
Police attribute increased in violence to murder of Arab teen Muhammad Abu Khdeir, the fighting in Gaza and Ramadan.
Attack was worst of several incidents over the past several weeks in which Jerusalem Palestinians were harassed or assaulted by Jews in what are considered hate crimes.
Research shows that some of the stones used in the construction of the Western Wall were of inferior quality.
A fraction of Gaza’s wounded are now away from the conflict zone, but don’t know what they’ll return to or why Israel bombed them.
The woman reportedly arrived at Western Wall entrance compound wrapped in multiple layers of dresses and blankets, acting suspiciously.
20-year-old residents of Beit Hanina in East Jerusalem beaten unconscious by Jewish mob that attacked them with iron bars Friday.
Thousands march from Ramallah to Jerusalem, as Israeli forces deploy across Israeli capital on important evening in Muslim calendar.
Doctor, nurse and two municipal employees fired or suspended; Lod worker expresses joy over death of 13 soldiers.