(photo: UN)

(photo: UN)

By Tovah Lazaroff - April 19, 2016

Originally appeared here in The Jerusalem Post

Terror victim Natan Meir, whose wife Dafna, 38, was stabbed to death in their home by a Palestinian teenager, urged the United Nations Security Council in New York on Monday to take steps for peace.

“I ask you leaders of the world to spread faith, tolerance and love. These are the fertilizers needed to grow the flower of peace,” Natan said.

He read from a prepared statement in English as he spoke into a microphone set up for a press conferences in front of the UNSC. His words were broadcast by the UN, which posted a video of his statement on its web page.

The father of six described how he had met his wife Dafna on this day, exactly 19 years ago.

“Three months ago, on Sunday, January 17, a 15 year old Palestinian came into my home and stabbed my dear wife to death in front of our children with a knife. In my life I always try to find ways to sanctify life and to practice faith, tolerance and love. Read More