Apr 30, 2013 - Evyatar Borovsky, 31, of Yitzhar, was
stabbed to death in a terror attack at the hitchhiking post at the
Tapuah junction in the northern West Bank.
Shortly before 8 AM Evyatar Borovsky was waiting at the hitchhiking post to be picked up by Oshri Maimon, his close friend and director of the Ar El theater group, on his way to attend rehearsal for a new improvisation play. By the time Maimon arrived, Evyatar had been attacked from behind and stabbed to death by an Arab terrorist. The Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, Fatah's military wing, has taken responsibility for the attack.
Evyatar Borovsky, a popular actor was a member of the Ar El Group, which performs in Judea, Samaria, Jerusalem and throughout Israel. Napo, as he was known by his colleagues and friends, participated in therapeutic psychodrama, which incorporates role-playing and improvisation in an effort to enable others to overcome traumatic experiences. The Ar El group also engages in playback theater and experimental improvisation.
He also starred in a children's production titled, "How Many Times Have I Told You That..." which espoused a humorous view of parenthood, as well as the popular Israeli Latma political satire program.
Evyatar, the youngest of four siblings, was a native of Kfar Hasidim. He studied at the Hispin Yeshiva on the Golan Heights and later at the hesder yeshiva in Safed. He had been living in Yitzhar with his wife and children for five years.
People spoke of Borovsky as always having a smile on his face, always able to light up a room and was learning to be a clown.
Evyatar Borovsky was buried in Kfar Hassidim. He is survived by his wife Tzofia and five children, aged 1 to 7, his parents and three siblings.