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Frimet Roth is a freelance writer in Jerusalem. Her daughter Malki was murdered at the age of 15 in the Sbarro restaurant bombing (2001). With her husband Arnold she founded the Malki Foundation ( in their daughter's name. It provides concrete support for Israeli families of all faiths who care at home for a special-needs child.

ARTICLES BY: Frimet Roth

October 16, 2020 10:54 am

Should the BBC Be Sympathizing With the Sbarro Monster?

Despite my American heritage, I've always equated the BBC, more than any of its competitors, with authoritative, reliable reporting.  So I was blindsided to learn that...

May 12, 2016 6:54 am

Institutionalization: Why Does Israel Continue to Be Infatuated With This Cruel and Archaic Approach?

Israel just can't seem to shake its infatuation with institutionalization. Throughout the developed world, this cruel and archaic approach to caring for people with disabilities is being eradicated. In...

August 9, 2015 9:14 am

New Face of Hamas – Same as the Old

Each year, we visit our child’s grave on the day of her murder. And with the passing years our grief acquires fresh layers. In 2011, we...

May 4, 2014 11:08 am

Who Cares? Remembrance Day Thoughts

To commemorate Remembrance Day, it seems Prime Minister Netanyahu has dealt us yet another blow. He has been consistently generous that way. In 2011, he released our...

April 12, 2013 9:07 am

After a Child’s Murder, a Search for Justice

It has been a struggle to keep my daughter's memory alive. Israeli society prefers to forget terror attacks and forge ahead. Foreign journalists marvel at...

December 25, 2012 3:01 pm

So Who is Partnering With Hamas Now?

A recent Arab World Research and Development poll has revealed that 88% of Palestinians favor armed resistance against Israel over negotiations as the path to...


Israel Spends $9M More on Yad Vashem to Preserve Testimony From...

The Israeli government on Sunday approved an increase of $9.2 million in this year's budget allocation to Yad Vashem, World...

Middle East

Lebanon Must Not Be Platform for Hostility, Kuwaiti FM Says

Lebanon must not be a platform for hostile acts or words, Kuwait's foreign minister said on Sunday while visiting Beirut, an indirect call for curbs on the Iran-backed group Hezbollah...

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