Terror again took the life of an Israeli earlier today, this time a man known as a "fighter and lover" for the Jewish state. Ari Fuld was a close friend of many Fellowship staff in Efrat, where he served in the emergency squad. The Times of Israel's Judah Ari Gross reports that the pro-Israel activist and IDF veteran chased down and shot the Palestinian terrorist who stabbed him outside of a West Bank shopping mall before passing away from his wounds:
The Israeli man stabbed to death in a terror attack in the central West Bank on Sunday was identified as Ari Fuld, a 45-year-old father of four from the Efrat settlement.
Shortly before noon on Sunday, a Palestinian teenager stabbed Fuld outside a shopping mall near Efrat, at the Gush Etzion Junction south of Jerusalem.
Despite his wounds, Fuld chased and shot at his attacker before collapsing to the ground...
“With a stab wound in the back he ran, drew his gun and fired before collapsing, just to make sure the terrorist would not continue to hurt others,” Education Minister Naftali Bennett, who heads the national-religious Jewish Home party, wrote on his Twitter account.
“My deepest condolences to the family of Ari Fuld — may his memory be blessed — who showed incredible courage and who chased after the terrorist despite his injuries,” wrote Zionist Union MK Ksenia Svetlova.
Fellow Zionist Union lawmaker Eitan Cabel praised Fuld’s “act of heroism, which should not be taken for granted,” as “saving the lives of others...”