Bereaved Families

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Powerful message from bereaved father: 'We will keep building'

Powerful message from bereaved father: 'We will keep building'

Im Tirzu talked to the father of a young woman murdered by terrorists who said there was no going back and no giving up.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2021 15:42
Bereaved families say goodbye to outgoing President Rivlin

Bereaved families say goodbye to outgoing President Rivlin

'At this moment of parting, I hug every bereaved family and pray that this family will be as small as possible.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2021 17:13
'To this day, no one has told me how my father lost his life'

'To this day, no one has told me how my father lost his life'

"Is there a functioning government here or not?" bereaved relatives ask of the Meron disaster.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2021 18:27
Murder of Ephraim Gordon: 'It was anti-Semitism, not a robbery'

Murder of Ephraim Gordon: 'It was anti-Semitism, not a robbery'

Sister of Israeli man shot dead in Baltimore says killers shouted anti-Semitic epithets at victim, took no money or belongings.Yoni Kempinski, 05/05/2021 17:28
Ambassador Friedman meets terror victims, bereaved families

Ambassador Friedman meets terror victims, bereaved families

Bereaved families ask US Ambassador to convey their thanks to President Trump for cutting funding for PA over its terror payments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/01/2021 18:37
Police investigation into Sandak case is fraught with errors

Police investigation into Sandak case is fraught with errors

Lawyers representing the bereaved family demand the release of evidence and the removal of officers suspected of sabotaging the proceedingsShimon Cohen, 11/01/2021 16:58
Esther Horgan's husband: Our family will continue to be a light in the dark

Esther Horgan's husband: Our family will continue to be a light in the dark

Husband of woman killed in terror attack responds to latest development in the case, including the confession of the murderer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/01/2021 16:19
Supreme Court Justice Menachem Mazuz resigns

Supreme Court Justice Menachem Mazuz resigns

Mazuz, who previously served as AG, will retire despite having four more years left. 'I came to decision to end term for personal reasons.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/12/2020 19:27
Historic injustice to IDF orphans corrected

Historic injustice to IDF orphans corrected

Israel will now recognize children of fallen soldiers as 'bereaved families' even after they turn 30.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2020 19:03
Bereaved families protest Erekat treatment: 'It spits in the face of Israeli citizens'

Bereaved families protest Erekat treatment: 'It spits in the face of Israeli citizens'

Bereaved families hold demonstration at entrance to Hadassah against treating Saeb Erekat: 'We mustn't save he who rewards murdering Jews.'Hezki Baruch, 19/10/2020 17:53
Families of terror victims plan protest outside Supreme Court

Families of terror victims plan protest outside Supreme Court

Protest planned for Monday during Court hearing on petition against destruction of terrorist's home.Hezki Baruch, 11/10/2020 16:37
Terrorist ordered to pay NIS 1.2 million to victim's family

Terrorist ordered to pay NIS 1.2 million to victim's family

Appeals court accepts appeal of widow of Baruch Mizrahi, who was murdered by a terrorist in 2014.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/09/2020 16:58
'My brother died saving people, I will live doing the same mission'

'My brother died saving people, I will live doing the same mission'

Recently-graduated EMT responds to emergency, finds image of her brother who fell In battle 18 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2020 19:30
'Meni Mazuz signed a lie today'

'Meni Mazuz signed a lie today'

Attorney for bereaved families: Failure to demolish the homes of terrorists will encourage other terrorists to carry out attacks.Hezki Baruch, 10/08/2020 23:32
'There are judges in Jerusalem - for terrorists only'

'There are judges in Jerusalem - for terrorists only'

Bereaved families protest before home of Justice Meni Mazuz following ruling not to destroy house of Golani fighter's murderer.Mordechai Sones, 10/08/2020 22:15
'Terrorist released today will murder tomorrow'

'Terrorist released today will murder tomorrow'

Bereaved families set up protest tent in front of Prime Minister's Office demanding no prisoner deal with Hamas: 'Stop this madness.'Hezki Baruch, 05/05/2020 15:48
'We fund our children's killers'

'We fund our children's killers'

High Court orders State to respond to petition by families of terror victims against transfer of funds to the PA over financing of terrorismArutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 18:51
Rivlin to bereaved families: Our souls are bound with yours

Rivlin to bereaved families: Our souls are bound with yours

President at Memorial Day ceremony at Western Wall: We will embrace you, beloved families, from afar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2020 21:10
Watch special broadcast: Victims of terrorism remember together

Watch special broadcast: Victims of terrorism remember together

One Family Organization holds an emotional and painful memorial service for families of terrorism victims.Arutz Sheva, 27/04/2020 20:00
Bennett to bereaved families: Cemeteries closed to keep you safe

Bennett to bereaved families: Cemeteries closed to keep you safe

Defense Minister visits Mt. Herzl prior to Memorial Day, regrets inability of bereaved families to visit the graves of their loved ones.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2020 17:32
Netanyahu: I think about my brother Yoni every day

Netanyahu: I think about my brother Yoni every day

PM speaks with other Israelis who lost siblings in the line of duty ahead of Memorial Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2020 17:01
High Court rejects bereaved families' petition

High Court rejects bereaved families' petition

Court says govt. order banning bereaved families from visiting military cemeteries on Memorial Day a proportionate response to coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2020 16:22
Bereaved families to PM: Apply sovereignty now for the sake of our children

Bereaved families to PM: Apply sovereignty now for the sake of our children

Families of terror victims ask PM to apply sovereignty, end lack of security in Judea and Samaria. 'No more should pay the price we paid.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/02/2020 10:43
'Killers of children should not see the light of day'

'Killers of children should not see the light of day'

Family of Rina Shnerb, who was killed in terrorist bombing, respond to arrest of the killers.Hezki Baruch, 18/12/2019 15:39
Supreme Court Justice apologizes to bereaved families

Supreme Court Justice apologizes to bereaved families

Supreme Court Justice Neal Hendel apologizes for sending condolences to the family of a terrorist who died in Israeli prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2019 15:43
Judge to family: 'Saddened' by death of terrorist

Judge to family: 'Saddened' by death of terrorist

Judge Neil Hendel erases petition by imprisoned terrorist who recently died of cancer. In verdict, judge participates in family's grief.Mordechai Sones, 28/11/2019 14:03
Why did Liberman ignore the bereaved mother?

Why did Liberman ignore the bereaved mother?

Woman whose daughter was murdered in terror attack tried to talk to Liberman about the importance of unity government, but he walked away.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2019 05:11
'Palestinians rampage and don't pay a price'

'Palestinians rampage and don't pay a price'

Bereaved families demand increased punishment for terrorists throwing rocks, including destroying their homes.Mordechai Sones, 28/10/2019 18:32
Terror victim's support group offers comfort and strength

Terror victim's support group offers comfort and strength

Bereaved mother: 'When you walk in you feel like you came to an island of peace, like a bubble in the hectic world outside.'OneFamily, 24/09/2019 21:08
'Terror supporters in the government? Gantz should be ashamed'

'Terror supporters in the government? Gantz should be ashamed'

Bereaved families protest outside the President's Residence after the Arab Joint List recommends Gantz for PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2019 20:29
Bereaved father directs message to drivers

Bereaved father directs message to drivers

'I want to tell people to drive carefully,' says bereaved father, adding, 'What they do to parents, it's simply family destruction.'Mordechai Sones, 02/09/2019 18:34
Camp for bereaved teens kicks off

Camp for bereaved teens kicks off

D.C. and Philadelphia-area summer camp for children and siblings of fallen Israeli soldiers offers participants fully-funded fun.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2019 10:17
'Our children's blood isn't worthless - this crosses a red line'

'Our children's blood isn't worthless - this crosses a red line'

Families of terror victims face off against artists over national lottery's funding of film lauding terrorist-defending lawyer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2019 15:48
100 bereaved families decry film about terror-supporting lawyer

100 bereaved families decry film about terror-supporting lawyer

Families of terror victims send letter to Culture Minister Miri Regev over award for film decrying award for film about controversial lawyerArutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2019 14:02
Terror victim's widow: Limited demolition is no deterrence

Terror victim's widow: Limited demolition is no deterrence

Widow of Rabbi Ahiad Ettinger slams security establishment for destroying only a wall from home of her husband's murderer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/04/2019 17:18
'I am ready to lay down my life'

'I am ready to lay down my life'

Girlfriend of soldier murdered last week tells of how he told her he was ready to die to protect others, the State of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2019 07:39
'We're sick of seeing terrorists smiling in court'

'We're sick of seeing terrorists smiling in court'

Bereaved father Rafi Levengrond founds new party, says politics don't interest him but terrorism 'has to end,' terrorist should be executed.Benny Toker, 12/03/2019 08:29
Likud removes cemetery ad following criticism

Likud removes cemetery ad following criticism

Bereaved families call on election campaigns to leave them alone after Likud ad in military cemetery calls Benny Gantz 'dangerous.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/02/2019 20:59
Rivlin meets family of terror victim

Rivlin meets family of terror victim

President Rivlin meets Bar Kafra family, whose fathered David was murdered in a terror attack in 2015.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/02/2019 18:00
Bereaved families, MKs call to end terrorism

Bereaved families, MKs call to end terrorism

At special conference, bereaved families and MKs call for and end to terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2019 09:31
'Why is the PA not punished for paying terrorists?'

'Why is the PA not punished for paying terrorists?'

Forum of Bereaved Families demands Defense Ministry end delay of report on PA payments to terrorists so government can offset those paymentsArutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2019 12:31
Bereaved family: Why can't they catch our parents' murderer?

Bereaved family: Why can't they catch our parents' murderer?

Children of couple murdered in their Jerusalem home demand police treat case like a nationalist attack, catch the killer.Eliran Aharon, 30/01/2019 20:09
Bereaved family: Joy mixed with sadness

Bereaved family: Joy mixed with sadness

Son of murdered man wonders why it took 3 years for Defense Ministry to admit murder was a terror attack.Hezki Baruch, 30/01/2019 16:59
Murdered soldier's father: 'Sanity has prevailed'

Murdered soldier's father: 'Sanity has prevailed'

Family of Ronen Lubarsky hails decision to demolish terrorist's house but intends boycotting murderer's trial.Benny Toker, 03/12/2018 18:06
End to discrimination between bereaved families

End to discrimination between bereaved families

Knesset approves bill ending law which forces bereaved families to choose between receiving pensions or National Insurance benefits.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2018 20:24
'Soldiers, not jurists, are the IDF's moral compass'

'Soldiers, not jurists, are the IDF's moral compass'

Minister Bennett addresses bereaved IDF families. 'Your sons did not fall in vain.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/11/2018 22:42
'Freeing of terrorists a world war against bereaved families'

'Freeing of terrorists a world war against bereaved families'

100 bereaved families write to Interior Security Minister Gilad Erdan asking him to stop release of terrorists with blood on their hands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/10/2018 21:08
Bereaved family boycotts murder trial

Bereaved family boycotts murder trial

Family of Staff Sergeant Ronen Lubarsky boycotts murder trial for terrorist after understanding that terrorist won't get the death penalty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/10/2018 10:21
'What are we supposed to tell the children?'

'What are we supposed to tell the children?'

Mother of man murdered in shooting attack in Barkan: 'I will bury my son at 35. Young children will never see their father again.'Ido Ben Porat, 07/10/2018 18:11
Bereaved father: How could Golan compare us to Nazis?

Bereaved father: How could Golan compare us to Nazis?

Father of slain soldier relates how officer did not know whether he was allowed to open fire on terrorist who killed his son.Ido Ben Porat, 13/08/2018 17:59
IDF hierarchy defends Yair Golan

IDF hierarchy defends Yair Golan

IDF Spokesman issues unusual statement: 'Presentation of Major General Golan as one who didn't act against terrorists is sin to reality.'Ido Ben Porat, 13/08/2018 17:42
Families of terror victims against the Likud

Families of terror victims against the Likud

Families of victims of terror attacks furious at Likud MKs who refuse to meet with them on PA payments to terrorists.Hezki Baruch, 25/06/2018 20:07
Mothers march: 'Children want to live'

Mothers march: 'Children want to live'

Mothers and widows of terror victims protest government policy to contain terrorism, lack of security in Judea and Samaria.Yoni Kempinski, 16/01/2018 16:53
'Complete disregard for bereaved families'

'Complete disregard for bereaved families'

Bereaved families call for New Israel Fund Israeli director's resignation following 'disgusting comment' on Twitter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/11/2017 10:57
Discrimination among bereaved families to be abolished

Discrimination among bereaved families to be abolished

Families of terror victims entitled to all pension funds and benefits from National Insurance will not have to choose which to give up.Mordechai Sones, 29/11/2017 13:31
Special meeting of bereaved fathers

Special meeting of bereaved fathers

'I felt that we could feel both pain and happiness; we opened up to smiles, jokes, and shared experience.'Mordechai Sones, 13/11/2017 17:42
Watch: Bereaved brother and bereaved sister marry

Watch: Bereaved brother and bereaved sister marry

Yafit Moshiashvili and Ariel Daniely, each of whom lost a sibling in a terror attack, marry this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2017 19:50