‘My Anchor, My World’: Burial of Tel Aviv Terrorist Attack Victims

The bodies of three victims of last week’s Tel Aviv terror attack were laid to rest separately at a funeral on Sunday afternoon.

Tomer Morad and Eytam Magini, two 27-year-old childhood friends and originally from Kfar Saba, were buried in a cemetery in the city.

Hundreds of people attended Morat’s funeral, which began at 3:30 pm and paid their last respects.

Morat’s girlfriend, Ariel, could not hold back her tears as she talked about him.

“[He] My heart, my anchor, my world, ”he said during his funeral. “You are everything to me. My body trembles, it is weak, my heart cannot understand. We are not separated today, we will be forever for you. We have the greatest, purest love – no one can take it,” he said.

Morat’s sister, Taal, described her brother as “a walking beam of sunlight” and said he was “full of humor”.

Family and friends attend the funeral of Tomar Morat, who was killed in a terrorist attack in Tel Aviv on April 10, 2022, in the cemetery in Kfar Saba. (Tomer Neuberg / Flash90)

His brother Omri had gone to America a few years ago. “I’m looking for our picture, and what I can find is very old,” he said. “Pictures from 10 years ago are salting my wound. I missed you.

Morat’s military commander said he would always be a role model for others.

“Tomar is a professional, he always had this inner peace. He is the commander the soldiers want to follow. I promise your family will never be alone. You will always be a part of us,” he said.

“We had a lot of plans,” said Morat’s close friend. “You’ve always been a chef, you always enjoyed watching people … every conversation with you was enlightening. Thanks for the long friendship.”

Family and friends attend the funeral of Tomar Morat, who was killed in a terrorist attack in Tel Aviv on April 10, 2022, in the cemetery in Kfar Saba. (Tomer Neuberg / Flash90)

The funeral of Magini, a close friend of Morat’s who was killed with him in Thursday’s attack, was held at the same cemetery at 4:30 pm following Morat’s service.

“We will always remember you as a friend and a companion who knew how to communicate with people artistically,” said Magini’s father Iyal.

“You were like a walking sorceress among us, you know how to suppress and respect everyone. You are a great communicator, a friend and a wonderful partner,” he added. “It is very sad that you were taken at such a young age from your fianc அயe Ayala and all of us. “I promise everyone will remember how wonderful you are. I will love you forever until the day I die.

Magini’s sister Noah said: “My aunt, my older and only brother. I’m not talking, I can not believe it. We will be together forever. You always protected me and I promise to protect mom, dad, grandparents.

Edo, Magini’s close friend, said he was the “glue” that holds friends together.

Kafar Sabah Mayor Rafi Sar attended the funeral of Morat and Majini and expressed his condolences to the family.

Barak Lufan, a 35-year-old father of three who was wounded in a Tel Aviv terrorist attack on Thursday night and died the next day, was buried in his hometown of Kiputz Genocide at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Gathered for a view of the Sea of ​​Galilee in Gibbets on Sunday morning, his widow, parents and friends shared their grief and talked about the unbearable loss.

“No one said anything wrong about him,” said his widow, Dana. “He was a good man at heart and could rarely do any harm to anyone.

“Barack is my other half, my best friend. I only want the partnership I had with Barack for others,” he added.

“We have three adorable children,” Dana said. [kayak] Rover, there is no other way.

Lufan was the coach of the Israeli Paralympic team and the head coach of the Israeli national kayak team.

Gili Lustig, general secretary of the Israeli Olympic Committee, said the news of Lufan’s death was “a great sadness” and that he had initially hoped that Lufan would recover from his serious injury.

Behira, Lustik’s mother, described her son as “a strong athlete” but said, “No matter how strong he was, it was not enough.”

The family will be together and we will be strong, ”he added. We will keep Dana safe and continue to be an open house that welcomes everyone.

Family and friends of the late Barack Lofen speak to reporters outside the Lofen family’s home on April 10, 2022, in the Gibbots genocide on the west coast of the Sea of ​​Galilee. (Michael Claudy / Flash 90)

Lufen’s childhood friends described him as a person who excelled in everything he chose.

“The best son any parent can ask for,” said his friend Shlomi. “The best friend anyone can ask for, the best husband, the best father. He doesn’t even know it. He always had that shy smile, he never cared about diplomas and honors. He’s bigger than life, and I never realized it until this very minute.

Police and rescue workers at the scene of a horrific terrorist attack on Decenkoff Street in central Tel Aviv on April 7, 2022. (Avshalom Sasoni / Flash 90)

Three were killed and at least 10 were injured in what became known as the Ilka Liquor Store on Disenkoff Street. The terrorist, Ra’ad Hazem, a 28 – year – old resident of Zen, fled the scene, hunted all night and kept Tel Aviv on the edge, with more than 1,000 police and soldiers roaming the streets. Hassam was shot dead in a gun battle after being found by security forces early Friday in Jaffa.

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