The Jerusalem District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday filed an indictment with
the district court against 11 Jewish teens for “price-tag” attacks in
August-September in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood.
defendants were minors, their names are under gag order and the indictment was
not publicized, but the Justice Ministry released a summary of the
The statement said that the defendants acted “with intent to
physically and economically harm Arabs.”
It said that the defendants were
charged with intentional damage to and attempt to damage property, illegal
possession of a knife and intentionally endangering people’s lives on a
More specifically, the statement describes their conduct as
follows: damaging cars, throwing rocks at moving cars which they thought had
Arabs inside them, piercing car tires and breaking a bus window.
were five incidents of these attacks on Arab property and the Arabs inside their
The group included lookouts who reported to the rock throwers which
cars had Arabs inside and should be attacked.