Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Murder or Terrorist Attack Reuven Shmerling

Murder or Terrorist Attack Reuven Shmerling --- ===

October 4, 2017 Murder or Terrorist Attack Reuven Shmerling the dead body of a Jewish man from Elkana, named Reuven Shmerling (70), was found in a industrial zone of the Arab-Israeli city of Kfar Qasim on the day prior to the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, the body of Shmerling was found. Shmerling's body was found in a building he owned, by his son, leading police to believe he was killed by one of his Arab employees. Iinitial reports suspected that the killing was the result of a onetary dispute. On October 8, 4 days after Shmerling's body was found, two Palestinians from the Arab village of Kabatiya in the West Bank were arrested for the murder. Following the arrest, the Shin Bet stated that details of the attack are under a gag order, however it was being investigated as a terror attack.On October 15, Shmerling was officially declared a victim of terror.

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On October 4, 2017, the dead body of a Jewish man from Elkana,[1] named Reuven Shmerling (70),[2] was found in a industrial zone of the Arab-Israeli city of Kfar Qasim.[3] On October 4, 2014, the day prior to the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, the body of Shmerling was found.[4] After Shmerling was unable to be reached by phone, his family decided to go to his work in order to check on him.[5] Shmerling's body was found in a building he owned, by his son, leading police to believe he was killed by one of his Arab employees.[6]

The day following the murder, initial reports suspected that the killing was the result of a monetary dispute,[7] however this was later changed to a suspected terrorist attack.[8] On October 8, 4 days after Shmerling's body was found, two Palestinians from the Arab village of Kabatiya in the West Bank were arrested for the murder.[9] Following the arrest, the Shin Bet stated that details of the attack are under a gag order, however it was being investigated as a terror attack.[10][11] On October 15, Shmerling was officially declared a victim of terror.[12][hide]

Attack[edit]

On October 4, 2014, the day prior to the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, the body of Shmerling was found.[4] After Shmerling was unable to be reached by phone, his family decided to go to his work in order to check on him.[5] Shmerling's body was found in a building he owned, by his son, leading police to believe he was killed by one of his Arab employees.[6]
The day following the murder, initial reports suspected that the killing was the result of a monetary dispute,[7] however this was later changed to a suspected terrorist attack.[8] On October 8, 4 days after Shmerling's body was found, two Palestinians from the Arab village of Kabatiya in the West Bank were arrested for the murder.[9] Following the arrest, the Shin Bet stated that details of the attack are under a gag order, however it was being investigated as a terror attack.[10][11] On October 15, Shmerling was officially declared a victim of terror.[12]

Suspects[edit]

The Ma'an News Agency named the two suspects as Yousif Khaled Kmail, and Mohammed Zeyad Abu al-Rob. On Friday, 6 October, Israeli Defense Forces searched the homes of both suspects in Qabatiya. Protests erupted in Qabatiya during the searches of suspects homes.[13]

Victim[edit]

Shmerling, was married to his wife Chana,[14] was a father of 4, and owned a coal business.[15] A total of 1,200 people attended his funeral.[16] On October 15, Shmerling's family was visited by Israel's President Reuven Rivlin.[14] Two days later they were visited by Israeli Arabs, including Kfar Qasim mayor Adel Badir and MK Issawi Frej, and Jewish MK Nissan Slomiansky.[17]

Response[edit]

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wore on his facebook page that "we will do everything to bring to justice those who committed this shocking murder."[18]

References[edit]

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  3. Jump up^ "Police, Shin Bet investigate suspected murder of Jewish man in Israeli Arab city". timesofisrael.com. Retrieved 4 October2017.
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  7. Jump up^ "70-year-old Israeli murdered in apparent monetary dispute". The Jerusalem Post | JPost.com. Retrieved 2017-10-19.
  8. Jump up^ Briefs, Jewish Press News. "Suspected Terror Attack: Elkana Resident Murdered in Kfar Qassem - The Jewish Press - Jewish Press News Briefs - 14 Tishri 5778 – October 4, 2017 - JewishPress.com". www.jewishpress.com. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  9. Jump up^ "Two Palestinians arrested in connection to Shmerling murder". The Jerusalem Post | JPost.com. Retrieved 2017-10-19.
  10. Jump up^ EndPlay (2017-10-08). "Israel arrests 2 Palestinians after Israeli man found dead". WPXI. Retrieved 2017-10-19.
  11. Jump up^ "Israel arrests 2 Palestinians after Israeli man found dead". The Seattle Times. 2017-10-08. Retrieved 2017-10-19.
  12. Jump up^ "Reuven Shmerling recognized as victim of terrorism". Ynetnews. Retrieved 2017-10-19.
  13. Jump up^ "Israeli forces raid homes of Palestinians suspected in killing of settler". Ma'an News Agency. 7 October 2017. Retrieved 22 October 2017.
  14. ^ Jump up to:a b "'Reuven always said that we live in an era of redemption'". Israel National News. Retrieved 2017-10-19.
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  16. Jump up^ Rosenberg, David. "Murderers of Jewish Man in Samaria, Captured; Terrorism Suspected". jewishvoiceny.com. Retrieved 2017-10-20.
  17. Jump up^ "Arab MK consoles family of murdered Samaria man". Israel National News. Retrieved 2017-10-19.
  18. Jump up^ "בכפר קאסם מתנערים מהאשמות לטרור: "לא כל רצח יהודי הוא פיגוע" - וואלה! חדשות". וואלה! חדשות (in Hebrew). Retrieved 2017-10-20.


Reuven Shmerling recognized as victim of terrorism
Ynet|Published: 15.10.17 , 15:23

The Defense Ministry announced that it had decided to recognize Reuven Shmerling, who was murdered on the eve of the last Sukkot holiday in Kafr Qasim, as a victim of terrorism.

The decision was made by the senior deputy to the defense attorney, Yedidya (Didi) Oron, on the basis of the findings of the Shin Bet interrogation, which indicate that there was a nationalistic motive behind the murder.


Reuven Schmerling, murdered in Kafr Qassem, is laid to rest | The ...
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Oct 6, 2017 - Mourners attend the funeral of Reuben Schmerling (inset) in the West Bank settlement of Elkana on October 6, 2017. (Dani Sitron).

Jewish man murdered in Arab town laid to rest - Israel National News
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Oct 6, 2017 - Reuven Shmerling laid to rest in Elkana cemetery two days after he was found murdered in nearby Kfar Qasim.

Jew from Elkana murdered by Arab employees - Israel National News
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Oct 4, 2017 - Arabs violently murder Elkana resident Reuven Shmerling, police investigate whether murderers were Shmerling's employees. ... Reuven Shmerling, 70, was found stabbed to death in the Arab town of Kafr Qasim, located in central Israel. ... A spokesperson for the Elkana Local Council said ...

70-year-old Israeli murdered in apparent monetary dispute - Israel ...
www.jpost.com/.../70-year-old-Israeli-murdered-in-apparent-monetary-suicide-50680...
Oct 6, 2017 - The badly beaten body of a 70-year-old Jewish man, identified as Reuven Shmerling, was found by police Wednesday in a building he owned ...

Israel arrests two Palestinians after murder of 69-year-old near Israeli ...
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Oct 8, 2017 - The Shin Bet has arrested two Palestinians after last week's murder of 69-year-old Reuven Shmerling of the settlement of Elkana, the security ...