The current law stipulates that the state must compensate Israeli citizens affected by terrorism, but does not apply to Palestinians “who are not citizens or residents of Israel,” Liberman writes.

“We have not found in our records a specific request [to receive compensation despite not being considered a terror victim],” the letter adds.

Ahmad Dawabsheh’s mother, father and 18 month old brother, Ali Dawabsheh, were all killed in the attack, when Israeli settlers threw molotov cocktails into the house during the night on 30 July 2015.