I was at a concert last night and was approached by a “Stranger” named Frank Storch from Baltimore. He told me a crazy story. He had heard of Ari’s murder but before that, he didn’t know him. Frank has been working in security helping educational institutions with their security needs for 50 years.
He’s also a tremendous philanthropist. He had been building a synagogue and as soon as he heard about Ari, he decided on the spot to dedicate the synagogue in Ari’s memory. Somehow he felt a strong connection to Ari and his legacy. He created a plaque for the synagogue and hung it up. A few months ago, the plaque fell so he created a new one. He then decided to bring the old plaque to Israel to “Somehow get it to the family.” Anyway, in a long chain of events, he met me last night and gave me the plaque.
“This building is dedicated in loving memory of Ari Fuld. Terror victim Ari Fuld sanctified Hashem in life and in death. His relentless advocacy, defense, and love of the Jewish people, Torah, and Eretz Yisroel exhibited the heroism he lived every single day and even in his last breath.
With the strength of a lion, Ari unleashed his unyielding passion to defend the right of every Jew to live in their homeland. He fought evil and lies not only with the physical strength in his body, but with his mind, mouth, and neshama.
Larger than life, he ran towards danger instead of away from it and ensured the safety of those around him. His mission, strength, and exemplary character are his legacy which serves as an inspiration for his family and all of klal Yisroel.
Shul Building Dedication
Erey Yom Kippur, Seplember 18, 2018
Frank & Danielle Sarah Storch and Family”
This was probably the first of many dedications made in the memory of my bro, Ari Fuld.
Glad I went to the concert last night and glad I was able to get a back stage pass where I met Frank and he was able to tell me this story and give me the plaque.
Hillel Fuld, named Israel’s top marketer and “The man transforming Startup Nation to Scale up Nation” by Forbes, is a tech journalist, startup marketer, and technology expert. Hillel works with technology companies and accompanies them from idea to revenue. He also works with many leading tech brands as an influencer.