Thursday, July 27, Benjamin and Sarah Netanyahu visited the family of Salomon in the fly … to Express our condolences in connection with death of loved ones in the terrorist attack in Halamish.
Online media, including Walla News, «Arutz 7», Nana10, said that during the meeting with the families of the victims, the head of government expressed support for the death penalty for a terrorist who committed the attack in Halamish.
The Prime Minister said that now is the time to take advantage of the relevant article of the law. «The time has come to apply the death penalty for terrorists. This is fixed by law, should a unanimous decision of the judges, but they also want to know the government’s position. My position as Prime Minister- in this case, when it comes to such a heinous murderer, he needs to be executed. It is necessary that he was no longer smiling», — quotes the head of the government press service.
The attack in the settlement of Halamish, near Ramallah, were committed on July 21. Armed with a knife, the Arabs broke into the houses, where at that moment the guests were sitting. The attack killed 70-year-old Joseph Salomon and his children Haya (46) and Elad Daniel (35). His wife, Tova Salomon, was seriously injured.
— The death penalty in Israel: background
In the entire history of the state of Israel, the death sentence was executed twice – once in 1948, when a court-martial during the War for independence was sentenced to captain Meir Tuvinskogo, convicted of treason. The sentence was executed six soldiers of the brigade «Harel». The performers did not know who and what they shot. Subsequently Towianski was fully rehabilitated.
On the night of June 1, 1962 in Ramle prison were given the death sentence Adolf Eichmann. According to the draw, by hangings became one of the prison guards, a native of Yemen Shalom Nagar. In the next few years Nagar suffered post-traumatic stress disorder, then returned to the fold of the religion and became a butcher (shoihet). In 1988, when Israel was sentenced to the death of Ivan Demjanjuk (the sentence was later canceled), to sludge turned again. «I’ve already made one mitzvah, let it do by someone else. Am I hired?» said Nagar.
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