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After terror attack, Israel said mulling security checks for East Jerusalem teachers

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Israeli security forces are reportedly considering requiring teachers from East Jerusalem who seek to work in the city’s public schools to undergo security background checks, following the deadly terror attack earlier this week by a Palestinian high school teacher in the Old City.

According to the Kan public broadcaster, the shooting Sunday by Hamas member Fadi Abu Shkhaydam, which killed Eli Kay, 26, and injured several others, could lead to a change of policy.

Abu Shkhaydam worked at an Islamic boys’ high school, the Rashidiya school, which is located just outside the Old City. He was on the Jerusalem municipality payroll, the city has confirmed. According to Israeli authorities, he was a member of........

© The Times of Israel

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