In a separate incident, two men were shot, one killed, in a car shooting in Netanya.
Defense attorney says defendant, 33, is mentally unstable.
The former prime minister 'is a very senior figure; we all know that terror activists in the Arab world would want to hurt him,' senior prison service official says.
Police have yet to rule out the possibility the attack was not politically motivated.
Teen also injured in shooting incident in coastal city’s industrial zone; police investigating.
Data spark claims of possible false arrests and criticism by former chief justice of 'unnecessary detentions' and of police scheme of filling arrest quotas.
In a post on Facebook, left-wing singer says she was told, 'We'll take care of you like Geffen,' in a reference to writer who was attacked.
Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein had instructed the police to suspend their investigation until after the election.
Assailant tries to beat him before fleeing; Geffen has been vocal against the reelection of Netanyahu.
Men allegedly used caravan to sell drugs after being inspired by hit TV series 'Breaking Bad.'