MELAINE PHILLIPS BLOG
An Unspeakable Atrocity
April 10, 2023
The heart breaks. The pain currently being felt by Rabbi Leo Dee and his family is unimaginable. On Friday, as the rabbi drove towards Tiberias in northern Israel for a Passover break with his family, the car following him carrying his wife Lucy (Leah) and two of his daughters, Maia and Rina, was ambushed by Palestinian Arab gunmen and crashed into the barrier. The gunmen then approached the car and shot Lucy and her daughters at point blank range with 20 bullets from a Kalashnikov rifle. Maia and Rina were killed on the spot. Lucy was left fighting for her life. Yesterday, Rabbi Dee buried his daughters. “How will I explain to Lucy what has happened to our two precious gifts?” he wept. Today, Lucy died. READ MORE
JNS Family of terror victim Lucy Dee donates her organs to save five lives Dee, 48, succumbed to wounds sustained in a terror attack that also killed her daughters Maia, 20, and Rina, 15.