Friday night at 8:20 p.m. was the date of the attack. in Jerusalem:

Seven people were shot and killed and at least three others were wounded in a terror shooting attack at a synagogue in Jerusalem’s Neve Yaakov neighborhood, police and medics said Friday night.

According to police, the terrorist arrived at the building in northern Jerusalem by car at 8.13 p.m. and set fire to people in the vicinity of the synagogue as well as other passers-by.

He then fled the scene by car toward the Palestinian neighborhood of Beit Hanina — several hundred meters away — where he encountered officers who were called to the scene.

Police said the terrorist — a resident of East Jerusalem — was shot dead after he exited the car and opened fire on the officers while trying to escape on foot…

Channel 12 news reports that the terrorist shot first an elderly woman on the street. He then shot a motorcycle rider before reaching the Ateret-Avraham synagogue, where he opened fire at the people outside.

The Jerusalem Post reports that the shooter is named as: “The name of the perpetrator was Khairy Alqam (not the other way around), 21 years old, from Jerusalem.”

After the attack, celebrations were held in Gaza Strip and West Bank.

Sen. Tom Cotton condemned this attack.

Rep. Rashida Tlaib published this in case anyone was curious “both sides” Statement on the attack on Israeli civilians

This was the most brutal attack on Israel since 2008. It came after an Israeli raid that took place on the previous night.

Tensions have increased dramatically since Thursday morning, when an Israel Defense Forces raid in the West Bank against a terrorist cell left nine Palestinians dead — most of them gunmen and members of the cell, though at least one civilian was also killed.

The IDF said Thursday’s operation in the Jenin refugee camp was necessary to foil imminent attack plans by a local Islamic Jihad terror cell. According to the IDF they had used explosives and guns.

Secretary of State Blinken plans to visit Israel Sunday. He will meet with President Mahmoud Abas and Prime Minister Netanyahu. Here’s a BBC news report about the attack.