Bibi: I Bow My Head and Salute You

Bibi: I Bow My Head and Salute You

Credit:(Photo: Kobi Gideon/GPO)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara paid a condolence call this evening on the family of the late Hadas Malka, who was murdered in a terrorist attack at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem this past Friday evening. Hadas’s parents told the Prime Minister and his wife about their daughter’s service and her determination to serve in the Border Police.

Prime Minister Netanyahu:
“We saw just now a wonderful family, a very fine family with deep love for the land and the state. These things are so apparent when we see Hadas’s story and it is totally clear where she grew up and the values she brought with her from such a home. This is the child of us all and the hero for us all. If there is one thing that is etched in me, and – I am certain – also in my wife and in whoever was there, it is what Hadas’s father David said: ‘You must understand that if we are not there then we have no capital.’ And I say: Without these young people, we have no country. I bow my head and salute you, Hadas, our hero.”

Mrs Sara Netanyahu:
“This girl was a leader, a beautiful girl; we see that she was someone special. All of us, I think every mother and father in the State of Israel and the State of Israel, we all embrace Hadas’s mother and father, and brothers and sisters. A truly wonderful family and every time it is sad again to discover our heroes and heroines, when it is always too late for me to sit and talk with them, but her presence in the room was so strong and so special. I told them that they were truly privileged to have such a child. I think that all of us in the country are privileged to have such a heroine and a child like Hadas Malka, and like Hadar Cohen, to whom Hadas wrote a chilling post over a year ago in which she saluted her. She did not know that hers would be a similar fate. It is simply heart-rending. I think that we all, without exception, embrace the Malka family, for our heroic daughter.”


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