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September 16, 2015 3:06 pm

Family Mourns Victim of Palestinian Stone-Throwing Attack, Laments ‘Unbridled Hatred’ of Killers

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Alexander Leibovitz (pictured) was laid to rest today in Givat Shaul in Jerusalem after being murdered by Palestinian stone-throwers. PHOTO: Channel 2 News.

Alexander Levlovitz was laid to rest today in Givat Shaul in Jerusalem after being killed in a car accident caused by Palestinian stone-throwers. Photo: Channel 2 News/screenshot.

The family of an Israeli man who was killed on Monday when his car smashed into a pole after being pelted with stones by Palestinians eulogized him as he was laid to rest on Wednesday, Israel’s Channel 2 reported.

Alexander Levlovitz, 64, was driving in Jerusalem on the eve of Rosh Hashanah when the incident occurred.

“Nothing can prepare a man for a moment like this,” said his son, Nir, at the funeral. “How can I continue on without you? Rest in the land of the state in which you were born and in which you were murdered.”

His wife, Iris, said her husband had been “taken away from us because of unbridled hatred that did not exist in your heart.”

Maya, Levlovitz’s daughter, said, “At the end of the holiday, the heavens cried. How can we part from a man like you? Who would believe this would happen to us? I salute you on the path you chose, a path which you took and you were always with us. I salute you.”

Shlomi Lavi, a family friend, said Levlovitz was a “loving father, an adoring grandfather, a supportive husband, a dear man, a role model, a man who contributed a large part of his life to help the disabled, a man who was a friend in times of crisis.”

Levlovitz had worked as an administrator for an institution serving the disabled community in Jerusalem.

His funeral, at the Givat Shaul cemetery in the capital, was attended by hundreds of friends, acquaintances and family members.

Earlier in the day, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commented on the incident as he visited the scene of Levlovitz’s murder. “This stone [which killed Alexander] was one too many,” he said. “We are launching a war against the stone-throwers and those who throw Molotov cocktails, whoever they are.”

Netanyahu stressed that the Israeli government will be “changing our policies” on the rules of engagement with perpetrators of such attacks and on their punishment.

Police are investigating whether Levlovitz suffered cardiac arrest when his car crashed.


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  • If I am not mistaken, Israeli police arrested 174 Palestinian youth. I am sure they will be released in a few days. This is a big fatal mistake of Israeli policy towards criminals. Let Israel take example from the USA: Police shoot down a man (especially black people) just for suspicion that he might act against him. Those people are innocent (or maybe guilty in absolutely minor (like stealing for $5) crime. But they are killed and NOBODY cries out that it is police’s or USA’s crime. Those youth who are noticed with throwing stones must be shot on the spot (not by robber bullets, but the real ones). And if the UN protest, the reference should be made to the USA.

  • Living Out Loud

    Happy New Year. I have to watch my tongue because that’s what G-d wants, but this atrocious crime has been going on ever since I can remember. Israelis who came to this country 30 years ago, used to talk about these Palestinians pelting cars as they drove by; as if they were born with the stones in their hands. They live and breathe hate. Then the media tells the lies that that are actually victims and that everyone should feel sorry for them!? They are mindless murderers and they should be treated as such. I’m glad Netanyahu is finally doing something about this. Did everyone notice that we once gave up Gaza Strip, to make peace? IT DOESN’T WORK WITH NEANDERTHALS!!?? It’s sick enough that Obama gave Iran permission to wipe Israel out! Thank G-d we always triumph!! Note: it is written that we survive, triumphantly, AND if you read the Bible correctly, It is also written that this is our Homeland. After all the years of not having one, This Is Home..? Let’s all pray together…Shalom ??

  • Jessica Plaut

    May his memory be for a blessing. This is heartbreaking.May Hashem avenge his blood. Time to crack down on those who would shed innocent blood.

  • May the family of Mr. Levlovitz find peace. The world can hasten the peace for potential victims of violent Islamic so called palestinians? Courage has to be found to do away with this irreverent mosque on Temple Mount, originally a Byzantine Church until the rise of the Saracens influenced by the false prophet Mohammet. What is needed on the Temple Mount is fork lightening such as that which struck the grande mosque in MECCA on 9/11 preferably with antagonistic so called palestinians throwing rocks and praying during Friday Prayers. No nation can argue with an ‘Act of G-d’ and insurance companies will certainly not pay out.

  • “No Jew has the right to yield the rights of the Jewish People in Israel.
    No Jew has the authority to do so.
    No Jewish body has the authority to do so.
    Not even the entire Jewish People alive today has the right to yield any part of Israel.
    It is the right of the Jewish People over the generations, a right that under
    no conditions can be cancelled.
    Even if Jews during a specific period proclaim they are relinquishing this right, they have neither the power nor the authority to deny it to future generations.
    No concession of this type is binding or obligates the Jewish People. Our right to the country – the entire country – exists as an eternal right, and we shall not yield this historic right until its full and complete redemption is realized.”
    The Jewish people war of survival was not won when Hitler lost. It continues to this day, against enemies with far more effective tools of mass murder at their disposal. Plus we are easy to find now.
    Ben Gurion at the 1937 Zionist Convention in Basel, Switzerland

    This is the result of surrendering Jewish Territory to Arabs.
    Jewish people cannot have safety and security in their own ancestral land.

    YJ Draiman

  • UN Did Not Create Israel – 1920 International Law and Treaties Reconstituted it

    The UN and The ICJ Are Only Advisory Organizations

    The UN under its Charter has no authority and cannot establish a country; it cannot supersede or modify international law and treaties.

    The UN under its charter can only recommend its resolutions and if it is accepted by the parties and signed as an agreement by the parties, it is valid; otherwise said resolution has no validity and cannot be enforced.

    History proves the Arabs have rejected outright all pertinent UN resolutions, thus, rendering said resolutions as invalid and unenforceable. Even if the UN, other nations, or other entities and organizations put up flags and any other action for the fictitious Arab Palestinians, said flag-raising is meaningless.

    The 1917 Balfour Declaration recognized the Indigenous and Legal rights of the Jewish people to their historical ancestral land of Israel (aka Palestine). Thus, about 75,000 square miles was assigned to be the reconstituted Jewish National Home. It must be noted that said recognition of “Indigenous” rights was based upon the historical fact the Jewish people and had a continuous habitation of this land for over 4000 years.

    In furtherance of the 1917 Balfour Declaration the Faisal Weizmann Agreement was signed and executed in London on January 3, 1919 which recognized Palestine as a Jewish territory. This Agreement was the only time Arabs agreed to, and executed a legally binding document recognizing the land which belonged to the Jewish people. It must be noted since this “Agreement” was executed, no other legally binding agreement has ever been agreed to by the Arabs which supersedes this Agreement, or other treaties.

    In further support of the above facts and under International Law, treaties were signed and executed by the Supreme Allied Powers after WWI. At this time Arab states were created in Mesopotamia, Syria, and Lebanon, etc., totaling 5 million square miles. Most importantly, at the very same time Israel (aka Palestine) was assigned to the Jewish people as their Jewish National Home.

    After 1947 the Arab countries persecuted and expelled over a million Jewish families and confiscated all their assets including over 120,000 square km. of land, which is about 6 times the size of Israel. Most of the million terrorized expelled Jewish families were resettled in Israel and now comprise over half the population of Israel.
    Ironically, with the immigration of so many expelled Jewish families from Arab lands, the increase in the population of Israel satisfied one of the elements contained in the 1920 international treaty which incorporated the Balfour Declaration as international law (Israel’s Magna Carta): Israel Jewish population had to be substantial enough in order to become self-governing.

    The British as trustee for the Jewish people assumed the duty, obligation and responsibility to enhance and promote the Jewish immigration thus, substantially increase the Jewish population and implement the Jewish Sovereign government of the historical reconstituted Jewish National home in Palestine.

    After numerous Arab violent rioting incidents in Palestine, The British decided for their own economic interest to violate the trust, thus, violate the terms of International law and treaties and the Mandate for Jewish Palestine and instead of promoting Jewish immigration it restricted Jewish immigration and prohibited Jews from buying properties in Israel.

    Furthermore, The British under the auspices of the League of Nation and a Mandate for Jewish Palestine which violated international law and treaties, reallocated 78% of Jewish territory all the lad East of the Jordan River, as the New Arab State of Transjordan now named Jordan. Moreover, it instituted an apartheid rule and prohibited Jews from purchasing land or residing in Jordan.

    When WWII was initially progressing many Jewish families were trying to escape Nazi Germany extermination camps. The British blocked their entry into Palestine and sent many of them back to Germany to be exterminated. These actions caused the deaths of millions of Jews.

    In 1947 after embarrassing military loses in Palestine. The British decided to abdicate and terminate their obligation to the terms of the Mandate and notified the UN which took over for the League of Nations in 1946.

    In view of the riots and violence in Palestine. The UN on its own and in violation of international law and treaties, voted and **recommended (I stress recommended only – non-binding, which must be accepted by all parties or it is meaningless, and the Arabs rejected it) to partition again the balance 22% of Jewish territory west of the Jordan River and reallocate the Western part west of the Jordan River, Judea and Samaria to the Arabs and the balance to the Jewish people up to the Mediterranean sea.

    The Un November 1947 Partition Resolution 181 did had one effect. In it the UN General Assembly decided that the Jewish People had the capability of exercising sovereignty. That was one of the two factors needed for its beneficial interest in the trust res of political rights to vest and give the Jewish People, formerly only a cestui que trust, the legal dominion over those rights. Jews attained a majority population in Palestine west of the Jordan in early 1948. If not the UN would have assigned another Mandatory trustee to replace the British until a Jewish majority was attained.

    The Jewish Committee in Palestine, upon the notice that the British were deserting their fiduciary obligation to the term of the Mandate in Palestine and were leaving Palestine, were forced to make a crucial decision, to declare Israel’s Independence with only about 600,000 Jews in Palestine.

    The Jewish committee in Palestine waited until the UN vote recognizing Israel and declared its official independence on May 14, 1948. The declaration of independence of Israel would have occurred even if the UN did not recognize Israel.
    The Jewish committee in Palestine-Israel adhering to international law and treaties post WWI by the Supreme Allied Powers allocating Palestine for the National Jewish State was legally instituted in 1920 and a year prior to that agreed to by the Faisal Weizmann agreement executed in London on January 3, 1919.
    YJ Draiman

    • Ephraim

      Thank you for writing in such detail some of the history of modern Israel. It is too bad that our jihadist-in-chief, the 41 traitors in the senate, most of Europe, and all of the UN discard this information as they continue to inflame the savages to continue their barbarism. I agree with you that the British are the root of the problem. It is they who appointed the Nazi Mufti of Jerusalem, beginning the Israeli-Arab conflict, it is they who practiced divide and conquer as an excuse to keep their mandate, and it was they who violated their mandate, knowingly and with malice aforethought, while Jews were nearly annihilated. More people need to know these facts.

  • The U.N. and the ICJ cannot create states, it can only recommend and so can other nations can only recommend and not create a state that never existed before in history. If they want an Arab-Palestinian state, it already exists, it is Jordan which has taken 80% of Jewish allocated land.
    In 1947, the UN Gen. Assembly passed Resolution 181 recommending the partition of Palestine. (I stress recommend it is non-binding) This did not create the State of Israel. The General Assembly does not create countries, make laws, or alter the Mandates (Mandates were a big brother system for setting up independent countries to be led by its native populations, with historic national connections to the territories). The Partition plan, was merely a recommendation.
    The resolution also violated Article 5 of the Mandate for Palestine and therefore it also violated Article 80 of the UN Charter. It was therefore an illegal resolution.
    What we call the State of Israel, along with her “legal” borders, was established in April 1920 with the San Remo Resolution of 1920 it adopted the 1917 Balfour Declaration which stated Israel to be reconstituted in Palestine the Historical Israel territory (not part of Palestine, otherwise it would of stated in part of Palestine) which terms are in affect in perpetuity. Only Israel can amend the terms if they sign a treaty with its Arab neighbors and provided they adhere to the terms. Palestine was created by the Romans renaming Israel as Palestine and in the San Remo Conference of 1920 It was recreated as the reconstitution of the Jewish National Home. The UN Partition Plan in 1947 which is only a non-binding recommendation, was the result of a 1/4 century of illegal British policy (The English were a trustee for the Jewish people, but they violated that trust. the British wanted to control the Oil in the Middle East, for that they betrayed the Jewish people) that ripped internationally protected Jewish rights from the Jewish People, as the British allowed hundreds of thousands of Arabs to pour across the border from Syria and Egypt and other Arab countries into Palestine.
    The Jewish State’s reconstitution was a fact 25 years before the UN existed. The Mandate for Jewish Palestine was there to protect its survival, and it was abdicated by the British, not because the terms were completed, but because the British fled with their tails between their legs, and there was no
    one there to administer the Mandate. But the terms of the 1920 San Remo Treaty and the 1919 Faisal Weizmann Agreement, have not been abrogated, it is applicable today and the future, only Israel has the right to modify the terms via another treaty with the Arabs,
    Does anyone think that after the Ottoman Empire surrendered and relinquished its rights title and ownership to Palestine and other territories to the Allied powers after WWI. Then the Allied powers set up and established 21 Arab States consisting over 5 million sq. miles and one Jewish State of 75,000 sq. miles. The 21 Arab State do not want to relinquish or redraw its boundaries and Israel does not want to concede any of its original boundaries set up in 1920 which included all the Palestine Mandate. Non of the Palestinian Mandate was allocated to the Arabs in the 1920 San Remo Treaty which was confirmed by the Treaty of Sevres and Lausanne.
    The U.N. and the other countries must take into account and address the expulsion of over a million Jewish families and their children from the Arab countries and the confiscation of personal assets, homes, businesses land owned by Jewish people in the Arab countries, totaling 120,400 sq. km. or 75,000 sq. miles (6 times the size of Israel) valued in the trillions of dollars.

    The Jewish people resettled the million Jewish refugees and their children from the Arab countries with limited resources. It is about time the Arab countries who terrorized and expelled the million Jewish people and confiscated their land and all their assets, must stop the delusion that Israel will go away. The Arab states should and must be obligated to settle the Arab-Palestinian refugees in their countries and or Jordan once and for all without compromising Israel and bring about peace and tranquility to the region.
    Neither the U.N. nor any Country in the world has the authority to create a state or dissolve a state, (check the U.N. charter and international law.)

    The Jews’ war of survival was not won when Hitler lost. It continues to this day, against enemies with more effective tools of mass murder at their disposal. And we’re easy to find now.
    YJ Draiman

  • Wake-up world to the real Muslim mission.

    Israel has no choice but to continue to fight for its survival with a unified people and a unified nation.

    I have long said, this is not about land, but extermination of a nation, religion and culture which is not accepted by another. I have actually asked the question, what if there was no ‘holy land’. Say a natural disaster, dissolving the place into nothing, but not the people. Would the Arabs still fight? Well, the answer was chilling and emphatic, it saddened me greatly. The answer was over and over, “we have the right to kill all non believers”. I have read and re-read everything, from both sides, also, many non-biased writings.

    I have come to the conclusion that Israel must protect herself in every way possible or face genocide. The Arab countries have terrorized and expelled over a million Jewish families and their children, confiscated all their assets, businesses, homes and land totaling over 120,440 sq. km. or 75,000 sq. miles (which is about 6 times the size of Israel) and valued in the trillions of dollars. Most of those expelled Jewish families were resettled in Israel and today consist over half the population.
    Those in power in the Arab-Palestinian leadership have rejected again and again any and all attempts to recognize Israel’s right to exist. They continue to teach their children and the masses hate, terror and violence. They honor suicide bombers and support their families financially.

    Don’t start with who was there first, even-though in actuality there has never been in history an Arab-Palestinian Nation, but there has been a Jewish Nation homeland in Palestine-Israel for the past 4,000 plus years and the Jews are the remaining indigenous people, although sometimes occupied by various empires. Israel has won and liberated their ancestral historical land in a defensive war, it is known that possession is nine tenths of the law. Israel is the rightful liberator and successor of its own ancestral land, having won and liberated its ancestral homeland in war, numerous times. Sadly, it will continue, because when one Arab culture wants another’s elimination, there is no talking.

    I hope Israel does not concede to any of the Arab demands, or give up any more land, (on the contrary, Israel should take back control of all the territory allocated to the Jewish state under the 1920 San Remo Treaty), because they will only make themselves more vulnerable and endanger the safety and security of its citizens, as past experience has proved. Israel must not capitulate to world pressure. Israel’s foremost duty and obligation is the safety and security of its citizens at all costs. Any responsible democratic country will do no less. Israel as a responsible democratic country must do the same. The end result will be that the world at large will respect a country that defends its people from terrorism, violence and harm at all cost.
    The Muslim mission in the world is not only Israel but the rest of the infidel non-believers. Might I remind you, on 911, there was Arab terrorists who wished our extermination, right here in America. This will continue until education and humanity replaces a hatred, for no other reason, than to not accept that you exist.
    The Muslims have killed over 500 million people since its inception 1500 years ago, and they will continue to kill anyone who they consider is an infidel. They have colonized the Middle East over the years. Slowly but surely they are taking over Europe and the Nordic countries, and if we are not careful they will take over the United States and other countries.
    YJ Draiman

  • Yoel Nitzarim

    Every loss of life is the loss of an entire world. May the Levlovitz family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem. I feel deeply for this family and their loss. The stone throwing and molotov cocktail throwing must stop and must be stopped! The hatred must be quashed if not by words, then by might. Senseless loss of innocent life cannot be tolerated. We must not be indifferent. Action must be taken now!Mr. Netanyahu must not forsake the Jewish community in Jerusalem. Not now during these days of penitence and awe. Never!

  • steven L

    This is ISLAMISM!

  • Accept the Arab Peace Plan plan of 2003 , and This stuff comes to an End !

    • Mandrake


  • And how many Palestinian Children have been Killed By Israeli security Forces !

    • Ephraim

      A tiny fraction of those killed by other Muslims. And how many Jewish children have been killed by rocks, Molotov cocktails, rockets, and other devices purely for the pleasure of murdering Jews? Israel does not take pleasure in killing, but it has a right to survive, no matter how many antisemites insist that they don’t. If you attack someone, they have a right to defend themselves. it is high time the sovereign state put the safety of its citizens (all its citzens, Jews, Muslims, Christians, Zoroastrians, etc.) ahead of bigoted international pressure. The Arab peace plan would create an Israel with indefensible borders.

    • Mandrake

      How many? Tell me.

  • Hank

    Murderous,heartless Savages.
    May he rest in Peace and may his attackers be punished and they should find no rest in hell.