Ori Ansbacher “was stabbed several times and brutally murdered in Jerusalem. DNA from the scene led Israel to the Palestinian, 29-year-old Arafat Arfiah, who was captured after soldiers entered a mosque.” Palestinian Authority Minister of Religious Affairs Yusuf Ida’is was quick to “‘condemn’ Israel’s entering the mosque to search for the terrorist.” Ida’is referred to the arrest as an “attack” by the “occupation forces.”
The attack on Ansbacher was so brutal that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the murder “shocking brutality,” and it has been described by many as one of “the most horrific murders Israel has ever seen.” Why was Ori Ansbacher murdered? Because she was Jewish.
According to attorney and former prosecutor Ari Lieberman: “Forensic teams scoured the site for evidence and within 24 hours, there was a significant evidentiary breakthrough that led to the doorstep of 29-year-old Hebron resident, Arafat Irfayia. So strong was the physical evidence that police noted that they could secure a conviction even without a confession. Following the crime, Irfayia hid in a mosque in the Arab village of El-Bireh”
Palestinian Minister of Religious Affairs Yusuf Ida’is was so incensed that Israeli authorities dared to enter a mosque to search for the jihadi that he issued a statement with no mention of the murder of Ori Ansbacher, and he bizarrely dragged Christianity into it: