This is the town of Ariel in Samaria where Ami Ortiz was critically injured, close by just 22km is where Yaakov Teitel lived.
Shvut Rachelis where Teitel lived, Ariel is where the Ortiz family live and had the attack, Shilois a famous biblical town where there was a Palestinian attack on a local Rabbi and his son there in the early 2000s.
As you can see all of these are not very big, it should be easy to visit and question shops and local businesses. We hope this police can make some progress with this soon….
If you haven’t already seen it, check out the web site of the Ortiz family, a family of Messianic Jews from Ariel whose 14 year old son was almost killed by a bomb left at their doorstep disguised as a Purim basket. This story rocked the Messianic Jewish community in Israel in 2009 as persecution of Israeli Jews who believe in Yeshua often happens, but this is the first known attempted murder on this group.
Yaakov Teitel doesn’t really show remorse for what he did or was accused of, with a cheerful salute after being arrested. He seems to do this quite a lot in a lot of news stories. Heres a quick Google image search…