“There is no assurance that anyone can give me that he would not resume his quest to kill me and my relatives,” Geller said.
Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Wednesday execution should be Israel’s answer to deadly “Arab terror,” adding more fire to an election campaign in which he has suggested disloyal Israeli Arabs should be beheaded.
An Arab-Israeli Knesset member called Israel’s foreign minister “Jewish Islamic State” after Avigdor Liberman said that Arab citizens who betray the country should be beheaded.
The masked Islamic State militant in the videos depicting the beheading of two Americans has been identified, FBI Director James Comey said on Thursday, but he did not give the person’s name or nationality.
The past few weeks were the hardest for Steven Sotloff’s family and friends, as they lobbied to free the journalist, while keeping his Jewish identity under wraps.
The family of Steven Sotloff, the second American journalist beheaded by Islamic State militants, said on Wednesday he was no hero and no war junkie but “a mere man who tried to find good concealed in a world of darkness.”