Shuki Gilboa with his wife ShulamitLast Thursday, after a Palestinian terrorist infiltrated Kiryat Arba and murdered 13-year-old Hallel Yaffa Ariel in her home, Shuki Gilboa and others in the community's security team rushed to the scene and confronted the knife-wielding terrorist. The terrorist was shot and killed, but Gilboa was seriously wounded during the confrontation and lost his right eye.

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  • Teaser When he woke up, Gilboa told his wife, Shulamit: "I love my people and the Land of Israel; this is who I am, this is my life's mission, and I don't need anything else."

Murdered 13 year old Hallel Yaffa Ariel pictured with the bedroom where she was murdered (Source: Screenshot of Ofir Gendelman tweet on 30 June 2015)A Palestinian man broke into an Israeli home in the West Bank and stabbed a 13-year-old girl to death in her bed as she slept early Thursday morning.

Moner Mohammad Abusalha, the suicide bomber who was the Orlando killer's buddy Omar Mateen, a US Muslim citizen aged 29, son of Afghan migrants, perpetrated the deadliest shooting attack in American history on June 12, when he massacred 50 people and injured 53 at the Pulse gay club in Orlando, Florida, with an AR 15 assault rifle and a Glock 17 handgun.

The guns were purchased legally a few days earlier at a local shop. This alone ought to have alerted the various US intelligence and surveillance agencies responsible for countering terrorism – except that, for lack of coordination, they missed the fact that a man twice questioned by the FBI was suddenly loading up on deadly weapons.

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