The devout Haroubs
Yet the one thing that the Western intelligentsia has decided is utterly irrelevant to understanding the motives and goals of jihad terrorists such as the Haroubs is their religion, though like so many other jihad terrorists, they themselves invoke it in explaining their violent actions. “Murderers of colonel ‘wanted to give a gift to Palestinians and prisoners,– by Gili Cohen for Haaretz, November 15 (thanks to Bradamante):
Retired IDF colonel Seraiah Ofer was bludgeoned to death outside his Jordan Valley home in October to “bring a gift to the Palestinian people and the Hamas prisoners in honor of Id al-Adha,” confessed the two Palestinians arrested for the murder, according to the Shin Bet security service. Investigators said Thursday that Oudeh Haroub, 18, and Bashir Haroub, 21, told their interrogators they originally intended to rob Ofer, but when they learned he was a former senior army officer, they decided to kill him.
Ofer’s wife Monique, 50, was injured in the attack and hospitalized.
The suspects, who live in the village of Dir Samet near Hebron, told investigators they began staking out the isolated, undeveloped Brosh Habika resort, which the Ofers late at night for about two weeks before the murder. They wanted to steal his weapons and other valuables, they said in their confession.
Oudeh and Bashir Haroub told the Shin Bet they had become more religious before the attack and even “prayed for success before approaching [Ofer’s] house and murdering him.”…