Jerusalem Report

Tackling the mob

The Israel Police have had limited success in combating a surge of Mafia-type killings that have struck some cities and towns.

Charlie Abutbul
Photo by: GIDEON MARKOWICZ / FLASH 90
MARCH 23, 2014. It’s late evening in the industrial zone of the Mediterranean port city of Ashdod, 40 kilometers south of Tel Aviv. A car slowly draws alongside a 25-year-old man.

Five gunshots ring out. The man collapses.



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