We will keep building, Bennett vows at funeral for Kiryat Arba teen

Bennett tells mourners at the funeral for terror victim Hallel Ariel that Israel will continue to implement its construction policies on both sides of the Green Line.

“We will build, in Sarona and Kiryat Arba, in Jaffa and Jerusalem, in Itamar and Beersheba,” he says.

Echoing a similar sentiment from Netanyahu earlier today, Bennett says there is no difference between jihadist terror attacks in Kiryat Arba and in Paris, and warns that anyone who does make a distinction “brings the next terror attack upon himself.”

He also pays tribute to Hallel, who was killed in her bed as she slept.

“You didn’t need to be here today. You should have been dancing or volunteering,” Bennett says. “You are a link in the chain of Jewish heroism standing up to anti-Semitism. Our enemies think they can break our history of living in Hebron. They are wrong.”

— Judah Ari Gross

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