Outpost set up in memory of slain motorist


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Settlers set up a new West Bank outpost near the site where Palestinian attackers shot an Israeli motorist to death.

Residents of the northern West Bank settlements of Shavei Shomron and Einav established the outpost Thursday on a hill overlooking the site where Avshalom Meir Hai had been murdered one week earlier, Ynet reported.

A memorial ceremony for Hai was also held.

The settlers want the outpost to be a "regional Torah center" in Hai’s memory, according to Ynet.

Hai, a 45-year-old father of seven was shot as he drove near Shavei Shomron, where he lived with his family.

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