Two security incidents were reported on Wednesday; one near Yerushalayim, the other near Tekoa in Gush Etzion.
A Palestinian bus passenger attempted to stab crossing authority officers at the az-Za’ayyem checkpoint between Maaleh Adumim and Yerushalayim.
The officers reportedly fired warning shots in the air before managing to arrest the attacker, a female resident of Tulkarem.
B’chasdei Shamayim, no injuries were reported.
In a separate attack, an Israeli man was lightly injured by a hammer thrown at his car by someone from the Palestinian village of Tuqua as he was driving near Tekoa, security officials said.
The man was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
The hammer smashed through the front windshield and landed inside the car.
The army said it had launched a search of the area for the attackers.