DJ at Tel Aviv club: I was told to keep playing

August 29, 2011 04:42


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

The DJ who was playing at Tel Aviv's Haoman 17 early Monday morning told The Jerusalem Post that he was informed about a terror attack outside the club as it happened, and was asked by management to keep playing.

An end of summer party was being held for high school children from around the country, and authorities wanted to avoid pandemonium and panic.

Only after an hour, when the scene outside was neutralized, were the teenagers evacuated from the club.

Seven people were injured in the attack, after a terrorist from the West Bank carjacked a taxi and rammed it into a police road block, before going on a stabbing spree.

Related Content

Breaking news
August 19, 2018
Report: Iraqi Supreme Court ratifies results of May election