‘Whoever speaks about peace is stupid’
Eiran and Naama Henkin, killed last week, with their children lem’s Har Hamenuchot cemetery on Friday afternoon for the funeral of the Henkin couple. Matan, their nineyear-old son, said the kaddish prayer on stage.
“Terror has never shook our foundation, and it will never shake our hold on this land. That’s how it was, is, and will be,” said Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, who told the West Bank settlers they were on the “front lines” of a “cruel terror offensive”. At the funeral for Mr Bennett and Rabbi Lavi on Sunday, Mrs Bennett’s mother said that Aharon had promised his wife “the happiest Succot ever.
“Whoever speaks about peace is stupid, there’s no other word. The people of Israel need to wake up.”
Following an apparent lull in the violence at the beginning of the week, Wednesday saw another spike in attacks, with five serious incidents. Those included three stabbings.
In the past 11 days of violence, five Palestinians have been killed, including a 13-year-old boy from a refugee camp in Bethlehem who locals said was shot in the chest by Israeli soldiers as he was walking home from school.
The funeral of Aharon Bennett on Sunday