A New Baby Is Named After 13-Year-Old Killed Israeli In Her Bed


Ynetnews reports: Michal and Dovi Gellar of Haspin have raised six children, ranging from their 18-year-old first-born son to their 6-year-old daughter.

While they initially had thought that six was enough, they changed their minds after Operation Protective Edge and decided to add another life to the family.

On Saturday night at Poriya Medical Center near Tiberias, their seventh child was born: Carmi Hallel, named after 13-year-old Hallel Ariel who was murdered in her sleep last week and was buried a few hours before the newest Gellar’s birth.

Her mother, Michal, said, “We decided to name our daughter Hallel (“praise”) because we had such a magical, natural delivery, and of course in honor of Hallel Ariel. The late Hallel was a good friend of our niece, and, and we’re good friends of the family.

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