News and updates about Lod

Apartment building evacuated due to suspected explosives

Apartment building evacuated due to suspected explosives

Police investigate whether suspicious object on roof of apartment building was explosive device.

Watch: Arab sets fire to lobby of apartment building

Watch: Arab sets fire to lobby of apartment building

Young Arab is caught on camera setting fire to a building in which Jewish families live.

Lod shooting victim: Try terrorists for attempted murder

Victim of Lod shooting: Try the terrorists for attempted murder

Man wounded in shooting during May riots demands indictment be changed to charge terrorists for attempted murder.

City councilor proposes evacuating Jews from Lod neighborhood

City councilor proposes evacuating Jews from Lod neighborhood

A city council member from Lod has put forward a proposal to have all Jewish residents of the Ramat Eshkol neighborhood of Lod relocated.

Hundreds in Ramla and Lod: We wave the Israeli flag with prideplayer

Hundreds march in Ramla and Lod: We wave the Israeli flag with pride

Hundreds take part in flag march in the mixed cities of Ramla and Lod.

Hamas calls on Lod Arabs to take action against flag march

Hamas calls on Lod Arabs to take action against flag march

Hamas spokesman calls on Arab residents of Lod and Ramle to fight the "crime" of the flag march.

Case closed against Jews suspected of killing Arab rioter in Lod

First publication: Case closed against Jews suspected of killing Arab rioter in Lod

State Attorney's Office closes case against Jews suspected of shooting and killing Moussa Hassouna during Arab riots in Lod in May.

MKs visit mixed city of Lod: Things are still not back to normal

MKs visit mixed city of Lod: Things are still not back to normal

"People are still afraid to walk the streets late at night. That's why we need Shabak, not just police, to restore security."

Interior Minister Shaked visits Lod seminary

Interior Minister Shaked visits Lod seminary

Security challenges highlight the importance and mission of Midreshet Lindenbaum.

Lod residents: Don't release terrorist just because he's a minorplayer

Lod residents: Don't release terrorist just because he's a minor

Arab minor stabbed Lod resident during Operation Guardian of the Walls.

'The police see us as the enemy' say Lod's Torah-core members

'The police see us as the enemy' say members of Lod's Torah-core community

Police in Lod have been ordering Jews to deposit their legally held weapons at the police station "until further notice."

The family that left home to help Lodplayer

The family that left home to help Lod

This family had a comfortable life in the town of Yitzhar, but came to Lod to help the community damaged during Guardian of the Walls.

8 Arabs arrested for throwing Molotov Cocktails at Lod home

8 Arabs arrested for throwing Molotov Cocktails at Lod home

Attackers threw 5 firebombs at Jewish home after end of Gaza conflict in order to reignite anti-Jewish riots in Lod.

Police close investigations against dozens of Lod riotersplayer

Police close investigations against dozens of Lod rioters

Victims of Arab rioters receive messages from police that the investigations have been closed with no arrests.

'Why are prosecutors letting pro-terror imam off so easy?'

'Why are prosecutors letting pro-terror imam off so easy?'

Watchdog group blasts 'watered-down indictment' against pro-terror imam from central Israeli city targeted by Arab rioters.

Lod imam to be indicted for incitement

Lod imam to be indicted for incitement

Indictment to be filed in the Ramla Magistrate's Court against Sheikh Yusuf Albaz, the Imam of the Great Mosque in Lod.

Miracle in Lod: Toddler rescued from hot car

Miracle in Lod: Toddler rescued from hot car

Passerby extracts little girl who had been left in car for 3 hours in midst of a heat wave. The child is in good condition.

Man shot & killed in Lod, murder suspected

Man shot & killed in Lod, murder suspected

Attack appears to be latest in string of revenge attacks in dispute between two families.

8th graders nearly lynched in Lod

8th graders nearly lynched in Lod

3 school boys on way to end of school year party violently attacked by group of 20 Arab youths.

Indictment filed against murderers of the late Yigal Yehoshua

Indictment filed against murderers of the late Yigal Yehoshua in Lod

Indictment says "The respondents banded together to throw stones at vehicles, after verifying that the vehicles carried Jewish passengers."

Administrative arrest warrant against suspected Lod shooter

Administrative arrest warrant against Arab suspected of shooting Jew in Lod

Defense Minister Gantz takes unusual step, signs administrative detention order for Israeli Arab suspected of shooting Jew in Lod.

'There's no security in Lod, the State has abandoned us'

'There's no security in Lod, the State has abandoned us'

Ahuva Barginski has lived in Lod for 26 years. "If we call the police, 99% of the time they don't turn up."

Gang that killed Lod resident Yigal Yehoshua arrestedplayer

Gang members who killed Lod resident Yigal Yehoshua arrested

Interrogations reveal plan to ambush Jews, intent to murder.

Imam's attorney: Video showing slaying isn't incitement

Attorney for arrested Imam: Video showing slaying does not constitute incitement

Attorney insists Sheikh Al-Baz does not support Hamas, was not calling for violence.

Public Security Minister visits Lod

Public Security Minister visits Lod

Public Security Minister Omer Bar-Lev and his deputy tour city of Lod following recent riots.

Lod Imam arrested for incitement to violence

Lod Imam Al-Baz arrested for incitement to violence

Sheikh Yussuf Al-Baz posted Facebook video showing slaying of Israeli police officers, writing: "The best way to deal with injustice."

Jewish residents: Violent weekend in Lod

Jewish residents: Violent weekend in Lod

Torah Core group in Lod reports boy attacked at kindergarten by Arab youth, delivery man attacked, stones thrown from bridge.

Lod: Arab girls attempt to drown Jewish girl in swimming pool

Lod: Arab girls attempt to drown Jewish girl in swimming pool

'I didn't understand what she wanted from my life, but then she made a motion on my neck as if she was slitting it,' 11-year-old H. says.

First arrest after firebomb thrown at Lod apartmentplayer

First arrest after firebomb thrown at Lod apartment

Police arrest Arab suspected of hurling firebombs at Jewish home in Lod.

Firebombs thrown at Jewish home in Lodplayer

Firebombs thrown at Jewish home in Lod

Three firebombs thrown at residential apartment in Lod. Residents put out the flames, no one injured.

'Where were you when they tried to kill my family?'

'Where were you when they tried to kill my family?'

Lod resident Rina Bloch berates Arab MKs for calling riots in Lod 'legitimate protests.'

Border Police chief: Current calm in mixed cities 'an illusion'

Border Police chief: Current calm in mixed cities 'an illusion'

'I was shocked at the depth of hatred. Next time around, there'll be shooting in the streets.'

"We are Lod" - A hopeful celebration in a burned schoolplayer

"We are Lod" - A hopeful celebration in a burned school

Just a week ago, rioters burned the Maoz Academy in Lod. Today, the academy hosted a brit milah - the symbolic celebration of new life.

250 graduates back principal who threw stones at Arab rioters

250 graduates back principal who threw stones at Arab rioters in Lod

Former students sign letter expressing support for rabbi who was filmed throwing stones at Arab rioters in Lod.

Lod: Arab students throw stones

Lod: Arab students throw stones

In response to police inaction, parents in Ramat Eshkol neighborhood choose not to send children to school until security is organized.

Lod: Arab attempted ramming attack

Lod: Arab attempted ramming attack

Arabs attempt ramming attacks on Jews, in two neighborhoods in Lod.

CBC News calls Jewish residents of Lod “settlers”

CBC News repeatedly refers to Jewish residents of Lod as “settlers”

Article repeatedly refers to Jewish residents of Lod as settlers who are "infiltrating" the city.

Guardian of the Walls

Guardian of the Walls

Rabbinic opinions on the events in Israel.

'If we give up on Lod, we'll lose Jerusalem too'player

'If we give up on Lod, we'll lose Jerusalem too'

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu accuses PM of deliberate policy of withholding police support for Lod's Jewish inhabitants.

30 Jewish families evacuated from Lod return homeplayer

30 Jewish families evacuated from Lod return home

"Police must confiscate all the illegal weapons if the calm is to last," say residents.