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Op-Ed: Profile of a US Citizen Killed in Israel by Terrorists

Is American blood important to the American government?
Published: Monday, August 12, 2013 11:48 AM


Number 5 on the list of killers set to be freed by the gov't of Israel are the killers who murdered Freddie Rosenfeld, an American citizen

Steven Frederick Rosenfeld was born to Eugene and Ethel Rosenfeld in New York on 29 August 1941.

He immigrated to Israel in 1968 and volunteered at Kibbutz Masada, where he was injured when a truck he was driving hit a landmine. Following rehabilitation, Frederick began working on archaeological digs in the Ein Bokek area, where he met his wife, Rachel.

On Saturday, 7 June 1989, Frederick went on a hike in the hills near Ariel.

He encountered a group of shepherds who stole a knife that he had in his possession, stabbed him to death, and hid his body on the side of the path. A different shepherd who was passing through the area found the body the next day.

Frederick was 48 at the time of his death. He was survived by his wife and brother.

The killers were caught because Freddie took their picture as they attacked him and, in his dying moments, put the camera in his pocket...

At the time, our agency provided full news coverage of Freddie's murder for the foreign press based in Israel.

Since Israel's justice system has now failed Freddie Rosenfeld, perhaps the US justice system will come through.

US law requires the FBI to investigate any instance in which an American citizen is murdered outside of the US.

At this time, there has never been a case in which the US has prosecuted a murderer of an American citizen in Israel

Here is a partial list of Americans murdered in terror attacks in Israel. It is not a short list.

 
Perhaps people will ask visiting US Congresspeople at the King David Hotel, if they will ask that the US law will be enforced in the case of the killers of Freddie Rosenfeld.

The head of the delegation is Rep. Eric Cantor, whose 16 year old cousin, Daniel Cantor Wultz, was murdered in 2006 in Tel Aviv.

Another significant visiting Congressman is:Rep. Robert Pittenger  chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare.