As the family and friends of Ari Fuld mourned the loss of this wonderful man taken by a terrorist, they were paid a visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The Times of Israel reports that Netanyahu consoled the grieving loved ones before they buried the American Israeli who was loved by so many:
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein on Sunday night paid condolence visits to the relatives of Ari Fuld, an American Israeli man who was killed in a terror attack earlier in the day, shortly before his funeral...
“I’ve met the parents and wonderful brothers of this hero of Israel, Ari Fuld,” Netanyahu said in a tweet after the visit. “I embraced them in the name of the entire nation in this time of terrible grief. We are alive thanks to heroes like Ari. We will remember him forever.”
Edelstein, a classmate of Fuld’s father Yonah, also spoke of Ari’s heroism.
“Before he is buried tonight, I went to embrace the parents and brothers of Ari Fuld, may his memory be for a blessing,” Edelstein said in a statement. “I was moved by the words of my classmate Rabbi Yonah Fuld, who spoke about his son with a glint in his eye. When you meet such a wonderful family, you understand where such heroes come from. May his memory be in our hearts always...”