Israel’s Shin Bet security service has recommended that the family homes of the two Palestinian cousins who killed five members of the Fogel family be razed.
The recommendation to destroy the homes of Hakim and Ajmad Awad of the so called “West Bank” town of Awarta was agreed to by Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak and IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz if it is approved by government legal advisors, according to Army Radio.
At issue is a Defense Ministry decision issued in 2005 which ended the policy of home demolitions in order to punish Palestinian terrorists, which said it was not preventing future attacks.
The Shin Bet argued in its recommendation that the demolition would serve as a deterrent to other Palestinians considering similar attacks. It also said in its recommendation that several members of the murderers’ families helped the two men following the attack by hiding them and destroying evidence.
A meeting of military and Defense Ministry legal advisors coordinated by the Attorney General’s office is scheduled to take place in the coming weeks, according to Haaretz.
Hakim and Ajmad Awad were each sentenced to five consecutive life sentences for the March 11, 2011 murders of Udi Fogel, 36, and Ruth Fogel, 35, and their children, Yoav, 11; Elad, 4; and Hadas, 3 months, in a Shabbat eve attack on their home in the northern West Bank town of Itamar.
Since Jesus has taken the penalties for all sins, it would be wrong to take revenge for the brutal murder of the Fogel family.
But to raze the house of the family of the brutal killers is not to take revenge. Revenge would be to let the Arabs be executed.
To raze the house of the Jew-haters, is a bid to prevent such brutal manslaughter to be copied by other Jew-hating Arabs. Real love is also to let justice prevail, and criminals to pay for their crimes.
The Jewish policy is crustal clear, and can be morally defended. It shall cost you dearly, if you cripple or kill a Jew. Please think twice before your act. If the Jews had not followed this principle, the state of Israel would quickly cease to exist.
Do not take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” says the Lord.
The message from God of the Bible is likewise. If you curse or harm a Jew, you place a curse on your own head. God Him self will curse you, and you shall not escape justice and judgment.
I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.
This kind of foolishness will trigger God’s wrath, and Jesus will eventually bring justice to your side of the court yard.
Written by Ivar