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In addition to Frenkel’s letter and testimony in court, the federal proceedings will also include intel that reportedly proves that Iran and Syria directly funded the three boys’ kidnapping, through a NIS 220,000 payment, laundered through a would-be charity organization called “Al-Nour,” which operates in the Gaza Strip. An Israeli agent and former CIA agent will also testify in court.
The plaintiffs and the witnesses they will call to the stand aim to detail exactly how the kidnapping was planned, the funding the terrorists needed was raised, will include the first failed attempts to kidnap Israelis and ultimately the boys’ kidnapping, murder and hiding of the bodies. The IDF’s search efforts for the boys will also be described, up until their bodies were discovered and the murderers were found and killed, three months later.
If she wins her case, Frenkel will not be the first to do so using an indirect legal system. Another such case was a lawsuit filed by six-year-old Shira Leibowitz, who won hundreds of millions of dollars from Iran after being injured by a Jihad terrorist in 2003. Shlomo Ben Haim, who was injured at age 19 in a suicide bombing attack in the settlement area of Gush Katif in 1997, also won hundreds of millions of dollars.
Frenkel is represented by Shurat HaDin Israeli Law Center, which focuses on justice for terrorism victims. The center is headed by attorney
Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, who stressed that the funding was crucial for the terrorists to execute their plan, and that it was supplied through an organization masquerading as a charitable entity. She stated that Iran and Syria are hotbeds for funding terrorism and that she and her team will continue to fight them in any way possible, so they will learn that spilling Jewish blood comes with a price.