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Israel Has Fewer Guns, Fewer Deaths Than U.S.
Strict laws may reduce risks, contrary to gun lobby claims
Forward, the Jewish Daily
11 February 2013
WASHINGTON — [T]he country's only large-scale terror attack against a school occurred in Ma'alot, near the Lebanon border in 1974, when Palestinian assailants killed 22 children and three adults at an elementary school. The attackers' goal was to take the children hostage and trade them for jailed militants.
In 2008, another Palestinian assailant killed eight young people, most of them teens, at a nighttime study session at a Jewish religious seminary in Jerusalem. An off-duty soldier who happened to be in the area killed the attacker with his personal firearm…