Itamar marks 2 years since Fogel family massacre

In ceremony in memory of Fogel family – five members of which were stabbed to death at their home by terrorists – family, ministers, officers speak; ‘Only revenge is to continue to build,’ minister says

Itamar Flaishman
YNet News
2/17/2013

“Time does not heal the pain, and as the days go by all I can feel is how deep the pain is,” said Tzila Fogel, mother of Udi Fogel, who was murdered two years ago, when two Palestinian terrorists broke into the family residence and brutally stabbed Udi, his wife Ruth and their three children Yoav (11), Elad (4) and Hadas (three months).

Tzila spoke at a ceremony marking two years since the five family members were massacred in the settlement of Itamar. The ceremony was held in the precence of cabinet ministers, IDF officers and rabbis.

Justice Minister Yaakov Ne’eman said: “In recent days, everyone’s been talking about equal share of the burden, and here we have a family that carried the heaviest possible burden. We must make sure that no one is forced to bear that burden ever again.”…

…Family members who survived the massacre, including Ruth and Udi’s daughter Tamar, who had found her parents’ and siblings’ bodies, also attended the ceremony…

…On March 11, 2011, terrorists infiltrated the Itamar settlement and murdered five members of the Fogel family in their home…

The complete article is at YNet News.

 

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