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Adele and her mother, Friday Photo: Gur Dotan
Adele and her mother, Friday Photo: Gur Dotan

Adele Biton returns home 4 months after terror attack

Family of toddler critically wounded in terror attack near Ariel authorized to take her home for Shabbat. 'We've waited a long time for this,' mother says

Itamar Fleishman
Published: 07.12.13, 12:46 / Israel News

Four months after she was critically injured in a terror attack near Ariel, three-year-old Adele Biton is returning on Friday to her home in the northern West Bank community of Yakir.


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Biton's condition has improved as of late. She is responding to stimulation and is moving her limbs. Her relatives arrived at the Beit Levinstein rehabilitation center in Ra'anana to accompany her home for the first time since the attack. 


אדל ואמה אדווה ביציאה מבית לוינשטיין (צילום: גור דותן)

Adele taken from Beit Levinstein, Friday (Photo: Gur Dotan) 


"We are very excited; we've waited a long time for her to come home," said Adva Biton, Adele's mother. "We continue to believe that she will be alright."


As they were leaving the hospital, Adva told Adele, who is bound to a wheelchair, of the family's plans for Shabbat.


"The entire family will have Shabbat dinner and Adele will be with us. I'm certain this will improve (her condition). The fact that the doctors authorized us to take her home for Shabbat indicates that her condition is better," said the mother.


The mother said the family also plans to sing to Adele her favorite songs, as they have done throughout her stay at the hospital.



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