The Slatest

The Tuesday Slatest: Meltdown in Israel

A young Israeli, likely a soldier on weekend vacation, carries a rifle at the Jerusalem Mahne Yehuda market on Oct. 9.

Photo by Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images

Four more incidents of terrorism were reported today in Israel, an escalation of political violence that had already involved 17 stabbing attacks since last Wednesday; the country’s government may loosen its strict gun control rules in response. In other news:

Have a good day out there!