PA seeks to name West Bank street after terrorist who killed 2 Jews in Jerusalem

Municipality where terrorist lived on Ramallah outskirts took decision “in order to honor" perpetrator of terror attack.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 28, 2015 16:55
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Security forces respond to stabbing in Jerusalem. (photo credit: ISAAC FRYE/ NEWS 24)

 
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The Palestinian Authority decided this week to name a street after Muhannad Halabi, the 19-year-old who murdered two Jews in the Old City of Jerusalem at the beginning of this month.

Palestinian Media Watch reported that the municipality where the terrorist lived on the outskirts of Ramallah took the decision “in order to honor Halabi, who carried out a stabbing and shooting operation against settlers in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem.”

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Terrorist kills two, wounds toddler and mother in capital's Old City

Halabi murdered Rabbi Nehemia Lavi and Aharon Benita, and wounded Benita’s wife, Adele, and their two-year-old son in the October 3 attack. He was shot dead by policemen who rushed to the scene.

“This is the least we can do for Martyr Halabi,” Muhammed Hussein, mayor of Surda-Abu Qash, said of the glorification of the terrorist.

He said the naming of the street after Halabi was “intended to emphasize the national role played by Palestinian municipalities.”

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