Is the ‘third intifada’ over?

Israelis eyed the light at the end of the tunnel this week, hoping that the end of the six-month terror wave is nearing after a senior security official gave an upbeat assessment.

Serious attacks have almost dried up in recent weeks, and Israelis have been waiting with bated breath for an indication of whether this is a sign of calmer times or a short lull.

A senior member of the Shin Bet told the cabinet in a special briefing on Sunday that anti-terror methods are working and confirmed a “significant decline” in attacks.

Full report by NATHAN JEFFAY in the Australian Jewish News