Israeli Teen and Father Stabbed During Dental Visit

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An Israeli teenager is in serious condition and his father is also hurt after a terrorist attacked them during a routine trip to the dentist. Our friends at JNS report that the terrorist asked the family if they were Jewish before stabbing them, and a Palestinian dentist then helped save their lives:

An Israeli teenager was seriously injured on Saturday morning when he was attacked by a knife-wielding assailant during a visit with his father to a dentist near the Palestinian city of Qalqilya in Samaria.

Liber Perez, 17, sustained multiple stab wounds to his upper body in the attack, while his father, Yosef Perez, 60, was lightly wounded in the arm. Both men are residents of Ofakim in southern Israel.

“For a year now, I have been coming to this dentist for treatment and everything was fine,” said Yosef Perez. “I never thought something like this would happen.”

On Saturday, Yosef, his son and his brother were on a visit to the dentist when a youth, reportedly 15 years old, stopped them and demanded to know whether they were Jewish…

The youth then allegedly drew a knife and stabbed Yosef in the arm.

Liber then pushed his father away in an effort to protect him “and quickly jumped on [the terrorist] with his head down,” Yosef told Walla. “[The terrorist] took advantage of his position and started to stab him in his back.”

Yosef said that the dentist, who was identified only as a Dr. Amin, fought to save them.

“The dentist helped us; he jumped on him and held him against the wall and hit him while we escaped,” the father said…

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