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Arabs Stone Jewish Family Driving Near Tekoa (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Gabe Kahn 04/19/12)Source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/154935#.T5Dg9rOO2So INN} ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS INN} ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS Articles-Index-TopPublishers-Index-Top
A group of some 20 Arabs attacked a Jewish family as they drove to their home in Tekoa on Thursday afternoon.

Akiva Ami-El, his wife Keterya, and their two-year old son Benaiya were coming home from a shopping trip in the Gush Etzion city of Efrata when a gang of Arab students began pelting their car with stones and bricks.

"We were coming home from shopping at Rami Levi [discount supermarket chain, ed.]," Ami-El related. "We were driving past Tekua – Arab Tekoa – a little before 1PM, when school let out. The kids came out to the road like they do every day."

"I saw an Arab kid pick up a large stone on one side of the road, while kids on the other side of the road picked up bricks," Ami-El related. "And then they just started smashing us, like they do. I just kept going."

“Thankfully, we made it home okay,” Ami-El added.

Arab ambushes of passing cars driven by Jews in Judea and Samaria is a daily and potentially life threatening occurrence.

Last September, Asher Palmer and his infant son Yonatan were killed when Arabs hurled a massive stone through his windshield near Hevron. The stone smashed through the glass and struck Palmer´s head, causing him to lose control of the car and go off the road.

Both father and son were later declared to be Victims of Terror by Israel´s government. (IsraelNationalNews © 2012 04/19/12)


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