The funeral of British-Israeli lady Lucy Dee has been held after she was killed alongside her daughters in an assault within the West Financial institution.
The 45-year-old died in an Israeli hospital on Monday, after she was injured within the assault on her household’s automobile on Friday.
Her daughters, Maia and Rina Dee, aged 20 and 15, died on the scene after they have been shot at and compelled off the highway.
The daddy and husband of the household, Rabbi Leo Dee, was in one other automobile far away and survived the assault.
Mrs Dee’s different kids, Karen and Tali, have been in tears as they spoke on the funeral in Kfar Etzion – a settlement within the West Financial institution.
In a eulogy, Rabbi Dee mentioned: “Lucy, you have been an ideal companion to everybody, however for me you have been my finest good friend – we have been every others.
“We constructed a brand new life for ourselves within the promised land. You’d steadily say you could not think about dwelling anyplace else. Nor may I – even now, particularly now.”
He additionally mentioned this week his “household of seven is now a household of 4” and that he could be “haunted” by lacking a name from considered one of his daughters through the assault.
The incident occurred close to Hamra, about 30 miles north of Jerusalem, however the household lived in Efrat – near Bethlehem.
Leo Dee was senior rabbi at Radlett United Synagogue in Hertfordshire from 2011-2014 and assistant rabbi in Hendon, north London, from 2008-2011.
The household moved again to Israel in 2014.
Italian vacationer Alessandro Parini was additionally killed on the identical day because the assault on the Dee household when a automobile drove in to individuals in Tel Aviv.
Friday’s assaults adopted Israeli strikes on Lebanon and Gaza – launched in response to rocket assaults on Thursday that it blamed on militant group Hamas.
Tensions are additionally excessive following police raids final week on Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem because the Muslim and Jewish festivals of Ramadan and Passover coincide.
Violence has surged within the area this 12 months, with greater than 90 Palestinians and not less than 19 Israelis and foreigners killed.