An Israeli Court in Tel Aviv released on Wednesday eight Jewish youth who planned to attack Arab residents in Tel Aviv area, and burn their homes. The release was unconditional and only stated that they vow to obey orders to interrogate them is requested. The Israeli Police asked the Tel Aviv Court to bar the youth, 14-18 years old, from being closed than 500 meters from Arab houses, but the judge rejected the request.

Israeli media sources reported that that eight were arrested on suspicions that the planned to attack Arab residents and suspicions to commit a crime, in Shkhonat Hatikva area in Tel Aviv , and that they also were involved in fistfight with Arab residents.

A police source in Tel Aviv stated that the police fears clashes between Jews and Arabs in the city following the release eight.