Aviv Club Reopens After Terrorist Bombing
than a week after a suicide bomber exploded himself on its premises
murdering five people, the Stage nightclub in Tel Aviv reopened
Thursday, YNET reported. The club’s owners decided to reopen the
site before the end of the seven-day mourning period as a message
to terrorists that life goes on. The venue’s entrance has been
renovated, the lobby repainted, and virtually all signs of the
attack have been removed.
nightclub’s reopening night featured a show whose proceeds
were donated to the Beilinson hospital in Petah Tikva.
to the club for the first time since the bombing was not easy
for security manager Tsachi Uami, who sustained light injuries
in the attack. "All the difficult scenes came back to me,"
he said. "I was holding the injured and dead in my hands."
manager, Micha Mizrachi, said two of the guards injured in the
attack told him they would be unable to return to work. "I
said I’m coming back here because I don’t want to let some bastard
who blew up here to change our lives," he said.
Searches for Tel Aviv Bombers
(IFM) The Israel Defense Forces and the Israel Security Agency
have deployed large forces in and around Tul Karm this past week
in an effort to locate the Islamic Jihad members believed to be
responsible for the suicide bombing that killed five Israelis
in Tel Aviv last week, Ha’Aretz reported. Security sources
said the operation in Tul Karm deviated from the Sharm el-Sheikh
understandings in which Israel had agreed to confine its actions
to arresting "ticking bombs" (terrorists about to carry
The IDF explained
the Tul Karm area had turned into a sort of "bubble"
where different security rules applied than in the rest of the
West Bank. For its part, the Palestinian Authority arrested on
Sunday six Islamic Jihad members in Tul Karm who are suspected
of being involved in the bombing.