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Bibi Hails Terror Victim as a Hero

PM Netanyahu visits Niv Nehamia in hospital, August 8, 2017 (Photo: GPO)

Last week, Stand for Israel reported on the terrorist stabbing that occurred in an Israeli supermarket. Now, the victim, an employee of the store, has woken up. Ynet News' Itamar Eichner reports that PM Netanyahu paid the man a visit, praising him for fighting off the attacker with his "bare hands, preventing a disaster":

Niv Nehemiah, who was repeatedly stabbed last week by a terrorist in a supermarket in Yavneh, was hospitalized in Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot in life-threatening condition.

“Niv is a hero. He simply fought with his bare hands against a terrorist consumed with hatred," Netanyahu said during his visit. “He stopped and prevented a massive disaster.”

According to the hospital, Nehamia, a 43-year-old father of five, recently returned to consciousness and is no longer facing life-threatening danger.

“We all prayed that he gets through this, and according to what we are seeing, our prayers have been answered and he will indeed get through this,” Netanyahu added after meeting with Nehamia.

“I saw him with his family and it is simply heartwarming. I applaud him in the name of all the people of Israel. One thing is for sure … The real answer lies in our courage and our willingness to fight against these murderers and those who dispatch them. That willingness and courage has been shown here today by Niv in a magnificent way...”

Tags: Netanyahu , Terrorism

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