It was released for publication that the man who was killed in the morning knife attack at the Gush Etzion Junction was Ari Fuld, a resident of Efrat and the father of four children.
Lior Shurka, a friend of the victim, said the TPS News Agency: "Ari [meaning ‘lion’ in Hebrew] as his name implied. He has been instrumental in explaining and defending the reputation of the State of Israel on the Internet and in front of the citizens of the world. "
"Ari was about to start in a new Hasbara site [to reveal truth about Israel] in English. He was a good friend whom you knew he would stand by and protect you in every situation.
Ari was one of the fighters in the Efrat Emergency Squad, we did not expect anything less from him, and even after he was shot, Ari dealt with the terrorist and persecuted him, when he bleed, and he managed to react and shoot the terrorist. "
"We are confident that his death will not be in vain, and his activities will increase and increase, and we expect the government to demolish the terrorist's home immediately and expel his family to the Gaza Strip as soon as possible," Shurka added.