Thursday, October 01, 2015

01-Oct-15: "Brave resistance": Israeli parents shot dead in their car tonight

The scene of tonight's drive-by murder near Itamar
Israel is in the midst of the week-long celebration of Sukkot, or Tabernacles. It's just after 10:00 pm, and we have arrived home after spending a delightful afternoon and evening in the Sukkah with friends in Samaria (Shomron, to Hebrew speakers), a historically-rich region of gentle hills and gorgeous vistas, bounded on the north by the Galilee and on the south by Judea.

We had the car radio off and so were unaware as we drove back of the Palestinian Arab terrorist savagery that exacted a tragic price some 30 kilometers further along the road where we had been having such a pleasant time.

As Israel National News reports
A shooting attack took place just after 9 p.m. on Thursday night, with initial reports indicating two people in their 30s were killed in the gunfire. MDA volunteers [Magen David Adom - Israel's main ambulance service] said that the victims were a man and a woman and that they were dead when the volunteers arrived on the scene. They had suffered wounds in the upper body. Four children were in the vehicle. The children are aged four months, four years, 7 and 9. They were unhurt and did not require evacuation to hospital. An MDA paramedic, Boaz Malka, said that upon arrival, “We saw a car in the middle of the road, with a man in his 30s lying next to it with wounds to the upper body. Inside the vehicle, a woman in her 30s was seated, also with serious wounds to the upper body. They were without signs of life and regrettably we had to determine that they were dead on the spot.” The attack occurred near Beit Furik, between the towns of Itamar and Elon Moreh, located southeast of Shechem (Nablus) in Samaria. Large security forces are present at the scene. Shooting was reportedly heard after the IDF arrived on the scene and it was believed that the forces may be engaged in a chase.
Poster from the current Amnesty Tamimi roadshow. 
Resist is the word Hamas uses to describe tonight's murders
of a young couple traveling with their children. When the 
subject is terror, the terror-laundering Bassem Tamimi 
should be believed
Ynet says the murdered couple are the parents of the children (9, 7, 4 and 4 months) in the car. No names have been published at this early stage, though strong rumors refer to a very well-known and widely admired family of educators.

Hamas, according to Ynet, nauseatingly praised the cold-blooded shootings of a family in a car on the road near their home as an act of "brave resistance". That's the very term that the terror-laundering Bassem Tamimi and his current roadshow sponsors/hosts Amnesty International use repeatedly to absurdly suggest non-violent passivity (unless you probe him a little more diligently, or ask his wife who is quite open about this). Hamas also (surprise) termed the attack on three very young children and their mother and father "heroic". The Popular Resistance Committees, a Palestinian Arab terror organization, called it "a natural reaction" to "Israeli crimes."

UPDATE 11:55 pm Thursday night, 01-Oct-15: It's been announced that the victims of tonight's Pal Arab savagery are Rabbi Eitam Henkin and his wife Naama. They lived in the same small (250 families) Samarian community, Neria, as the five Schijveschuurders - mother, father and three of their little children - murdered in the 2001 attack on Jerusalem's Sbarro pizzeria which also extinguished the life of our beloved daughter Malki.

The Henkins are to be buried tomorrow (Friday) at Jerusalem's Har Menuchot cemetery (where Malki and at the Schijveschuurders were also laid to rest) at 11:00 am.