JERUSALEM – An Israeli teenager was killed and his father and brother were wounded on Friday as a homemade bomb near a natural spring in the occupied West Bank, one of the many small oases where Palestinians and Israelis want to cool off exploded become focal points of the conflict.
Government officials told him about the terrorist act, and security forces set up roadblocks near Ramallah to try and catch those responsible.
The attack on A bubin, a source in the wooded hills nearby The small settlement Dolev, about halfway between the cities of Ramallah and Modiin, killed the 1
The rabbi's brother, Shmulik Shnerb, spoke to reporters at the hospital, where he called his niece, who was living in the Israeli city of Lod, a "martyr" who said, "May God avenge her death."  "I was asked by her father, who currently has injuries, to come from all sorts of splinters and screws and from her brother Dvir, who is currently in surgery, and to say the following," said Shnerb. "Everyone should know that this incident encourages us to become stronger in the Torah of Israel, in the land of Israel and in our influence over the land of Israel, and to connect with the people of Israel from all walks of life."
West Banks have become focal points between Palestinians bathing in them or watering their herds, and Jewish settlers who have been increasingly trying to prevent them from doing so. A 2012 United Nations report identified 30 sources that had been "taken over" entirely by settlers, and another 26, including A Bubin, that were "threatened by takeovers," whether through frequent tourism or through the Presence of armed patrols as intimidating for the Palestinians.
For the settlers, however, the safety precautions are required, as the attack on Friday and a dissuasive murder in the same place in 2015 showed.
The former attack was an Israeli 25-year-old Danny Gonen, also from Lod, was shot dead after a Palestinian had stopped him, allegedly to ask for the source, and then pulled out a gun. A 31-year-old member of the Palestinian faction Fatah was sentenced to two life sentences for killing and shooting another Israeli who was with Gonen.
Rina Shnerb belonged to an Orthodox Jewish contact group known as Garin Torani. This is intended to strengthen the number of Jews who have committed themselves to observing religious principles. Members of the group said they frequently visited the spring near Dolev.
"The site is not guarded well enough," said Roi Ganod, a friend of the Shnerb family, the Walla news site. "We have been there four times in the last two months. We go a lot. It could have been any one of us.
The explosion was the last in a flood of terrorist attacks and clashes in the past two weeks in Jerusalem and the West Bank, beginning with the fatal stabbing of Dvir Sorek  The 19-year-old yeshiva student and aspiring soldier before the Settlement Migdal Oz on the 8th of August.
On 11 August, Muslim protesters clashed with Israeli police in Jerusalem after the police allowed the Jews to visit the temple on a day holy to both religions, Tisha b & Av, commemorating the destruction of the temple Old Jewish Temple recalls, and Eid al-Adha, the Muslim holiday, which marks the end of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.
Four days later, an Israeli police officer The police officer was stabbed to death in the Old City of Jerusalem and the two youthful attackers were shot, one of them deadly. On August 16, a brother and sister of an Israeli teenager were seriously injured in a vehicle ramming attack at a bus stop near the settlement of Elazar in the West Bank. The Palestinian driver was shot dead.
Several Palestinian militant groups praised the attack on Friday, although no one immediately took responsibility. In a sermon in a mosque in Gaza City, Ismail Haniya, the Hamas leader, warned "the Zionists to stay away from the powder keg of Jerusalem, which will explode and burn anyone who attacks it."
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wrote on Twitter that "the corrupt terrorists" would be caught: "We will reach them. The long arm of Israel reaches everyone who wants to kill us and settle the bills with them. "
Israel has a vote on September 17, and Ayelet Shaked, the former Justice Minister, is battling for right-wing voices against Mr. Netanyahu," Today it's Dolev, tomorrow it's Tel Aviv, "she told national news broadcaster Arutz Sheva.
Rabbi Shnerb, 46, was identified by the Israel Hayom newspaper as a reserve military chaplain honored in February after discovering two Palestinians in front of an army outpost near the Har Brach settlement hidden. Religious soldiers had told him of a problem with the Eruv, a cable that surrounded the base for religious reasons. When he inspected it, he spotted the two men and alerted the troops, who arrested and searched them and found a pistol and a knife.