This Shabbat, two Jews were killed in cold blood while running errands in an Arab town

21 Aug 2023, Samaria:  While writing this post, another Arab attack against a Jew is reported on the TV, an Israeli car was shot up near Hebron. A woman (39) has died, the driver, a man is wounded critically; unknown condition of a 1-yr old passenger and a 15-yr old hitchhiker.

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As for the attack two days ago, Silas Nigerker, 60, and his son Avia Nir, 28, went to the Muslim town of Huwara to do work on their car, and visit with friends.  Silas was well known and well-liked there and knew many Muslims personally. They were shot at point-blank range at a car wash on the afternoon of Shabbat.

Photo of article: "Right calls for military campaign to root out West Bank terrorism; IDF continues search for Huwara terrorist who killed two Israelis;" Jerusalem Post, 21 Aug 2023, pg 1.
“Right calls for military campaign to root out West Bank terrorism; IDF continues search for Huwara terrorist who killed two Israelis;” Jerusalem Post, 21 Aug 2023, pg 1.

 

Photo of article: "Everyone in Huwara knew him;" Jerusalem Post, 21 Aug 2023, pg 1.
“Everyone in Huwara knew him;” Jerusalem Post, 21 Aug 2023, pg 1.

 

Photo of "IDF searches for terrorist who killed father and son in Huwara; Security forces brace for revenge attacks from Jewish extremists;" Jerusalem Post, 20 Aug 2023 pg 1.
“IDF searches for terrorist who killed father and son in Huwara; Security forces brace for revenge attacks from Jewish extremists;” Jerusalem Post, 20 Aug 2023 pg 1.

 

 

Photo of grave site from article: "Right calls for military campaign to root out West Bank terrorism; IDF continues search for Huwara terrorist who killed two Israelis;" Jerusalem Post, 21 Aug 2023, pg 1.
“Right calls for military campaign to root out West Bank terrorism; IDF continues search for Huwara terrorist who killed two Israelis;” Jerusalem Post, 21 Aug 2023, pg 1.

 

 

Pray for us as we do our work in Samaria, Jerusalem, and Tel Aviv.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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