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The head of the Itamar Hesder Yeshiva, and former IDF Chief Rabbi, Avichai Rontzki, told a right-wing activist who informed him of his plan to attend a memorial service for the Fogel Family that he would make sure “that your hands and legs will be broken if you open your mouth against the IDF’s Head of Central Command.” (Ynetnews)
(Hebrew – Walla)
The Shin Bet has recommended demolition of the houses of the families of Amjad and Hakim Awad, killers of the Fogel family, both of them already sentenced to five life sentences in prison, even after the Association for Civil Rights had previously stated in 2009 that family house demolitions means the total destruction of family life and hurts the right for dignity.
Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin (Likud), speaking on the one year anniversary of the murder of the Fogel family, called to accelerate Jewish construction on the West Bank.
A religious weekly bulletin, ”In love and faith”, distributed in hundreds of synagogues, published a picture of the Fogel family, murdered in the settlement of Itamar, but blurred the face of the mother of the family, Ruth Fogel, for modesty reasons. The bulletin is published by the “Meir Institute”, which has a policy of refraining from publishing images of women.
MK Michael Ben Ari (National Union) attempted to attack Amjad Awad, one of the killers of the Fogel family, during a court hearing on the case, yelling at him “Child killer – we will slaughter you”.
Dozens of Members of Knesset from both opposition and coalition, including deputy ministers, demand that the Prime Minister and the Minister of Defense approve the city plan for the settlement of Itamar, following the Fogel family murder.