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Amid ongoing Arab terrorism wave, Israel experiences surge in number of gun-license applications and popularity of self-defense classes  
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Self-defense classes are jam-packed, gun applications are pouring in and pepper spray is a hot commodity in Israel, where a wave of deadly stabbings by Palestinians has citizens of the Jewish state on edge and fighting back.

These are not settlers living in the disputed West Bank, where people armed and ready to defend themselves have long been wary of potential attacks from Palestinians. The wave of fear driving the interest in self-defense is happening in the heart of Israel, where the shocking recent escalation of stabbing attacks by Arab men and women who live and work among Israeli Jews has citizens worrying about where and when the next random attack may occur.

"There's no doubt that recent events show that every citizen is now a potential target for shooting or stabbing and that's why I have applied for a license to own a pistol," Dotan Cohen, a 40-year-old accountant who li


Added: Oct-21-2015 Occurred On: Oct-21-2015
By: m16carbine
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Regional News, WTF
Tags: israel, israel, middle east, arab, muslim, terrorism, wave, guns, license, self defense,
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