The sign hanging outside the Silwan home of Abdelrahman al-Shaludi, the terrorist who carried out Wednesday’s attack in Jerusalem, placed there after his first release from an Israeli prison in 2013, says a lot about the reality in the eastern part of the city.

“The Islamic Movement Bayt al-Maqdis lauds the heroic prisoner Abd al-Rahman al-Shaludi, on his release from the Occupation prison,” it states. And if there was any doubt about what the Islamic Movement Bayt al-Maqdis really is, then the pictures of the “martyrs” displayed on the right side of the sign should solve the mystery: Ahmed Yassin, founder of Hamas, and Mohi a-Din a-Sharif, the successor of “The Engineer” Yahya Ayash, who was killed in a mysterious explosion in 1998. [Read more] – Michael’s Blog