By Eliana Rudee, Originally published in Aliyah Annotated in JNS
Every day now, I am waking up to news of more murders around Jerusalem.
Outside my window, I hear screaming, and as my stomach twists in fright, I have to wonder whether I am hearing yet another Arab attack against Jews in my area.
This violence is personal. Four Arabs and their pit bull chased my ulpan friend down the street the other day.
Over the Jewish holidays, countless Jews have been killed in and near Jerusalem. And other than the Israeli media, the world is silent. I am sorry that I have to take up my weekly post this way, but I feel it is necessary.
Here is a timeline of just some of the events, to put what is happening in perspective: