Israel: The Prime Minister of the state of Israel – Benjamin Netanyahu, has recently met with the family of Rabbi Leo Dee following the demise of his wife to extend his heartfelt condolences and prayers. He visited the family with his small delegation to console the mooring family for their unfortunate and ultimate loss.
According to the recent updates, the news was shared through the official social media handle of the Prime Minister’s Office. The update further read, “Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today, paid a condolence visit to the Dee family in Efrat.”
As per the sources from the Prime Minister’s Office, it was also stated that during his visit, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu noted, “I heard from the father of the family, Rabbi Leo Dee, about their Aliyah to Israel and said that he knew that if the Rabbi’s late wife had been asked about it, she would have replied that she had no regrets and would do the same thing again.”
Furthermore, while extending his heartfelt solicitude to the Rabbi’s family, Prime Minister Netanyahu noted that, unfortunately, “The land of Israel is acquired through trials and tribulations” and told Rabbi Dee, “Now, your wife and daughters will live within us.”
In addition, the daughter, Tali Dee, asked the Prime Minister how he dealt with the loss of his brother. Prime Minister Netanyahu replied that, at first, he thought life was over and said that when he was told during the week of mourning that life went on, he refused to believe it.
However, the Prime Minister added that they were right and said that while the pain they now felt would remain throughout their lives, it would not always be that strong.
Prime Minister Netanyahu was accompanied by the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff, Tzachi Braverman, the Prime Minister’s Military Secretary Maj.-Gen. Avi Gil and Cabinet Secretary Yossi Fuchs.