names of the five victims of a terror attack Friday night in the West
Bank settlement of Itamar were released on Saturday. The victims include
five members of the Fogel family, father Udi, 36, mother Ruth, 35, and
children Yoav, 11, Elad, 4, and Hadas, 3 months, all of whom were
stabbed to death inside their home.
remaining three children, 12-year-old Tamar, 8-year-old Roi, and Shai, 2
years old survived the attack and are staying with their grandparents
in the nearby settlement of Neve Tzuf.
The members of the Fogel family will be laid to rest at the Mount Hamenuchah cemetery in Jerusalem on Sunday at 1:30 pm.
grandfather, Haim Fogel, said Saturday evening that "we heard the
bitter news of the terror attack at 3am, from the Neve Tzof emergency
rescue team, led by Rabbi Yonatan Blass. They took us to Udi's house in
Itamar, we saw the terrible murder scene. We then went back home with
the three children who were let alive."
added that the last time he spoke to Udi was on Friday before the
Sabbath began, and recounted spending the previous Saturday with Udi and
Ruth and their children in Itamar to celebrate Rosh Chodesh.
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