The ceremony by Vicky's survivors, father Avi, mother Rachel, and brother Udi, were comforted by around 3-dozen attendees and speakers. For the first time, a Consul General of the Israeli Consulate to the Southwestern U.S. attended.
|(L-R) Vicky Hen's family Avi & Udi, Scott Jenkins, mother Rachel, Israeli Consul Gen. David Siegel, Leehy Sha'er (aunt of June '14 slain Gil-Ad Sha'er), Deputy L.A. City Atty Elan Carr, Danny & Cohavi Gadot of Israeli Consulate|
Klaus Ben-Ami Hackel- El Al's L.A.X. station chief during the era of the attack recounted, and Avi Hen, the father of Vicky Hen, recounted the events of the day to JooTube:
Klaus Ben-Ami Hackel eulogizes his charge, Vicky Hen, as a great help to her staff and the El Al operation:
Elan Carr, an L.A. Deputy City Attorney prosecutor and candidate for US Congress, calls to recognize global Islamism as democracy's enemy. Hebrew and Arabic-speaking Elan Carr served in the US Army as a military lawyer in Iraq and serves on reserve duty annually. He prays for strength and determination in our government policies to defeat the Islamist enemy of liberty.
Rabbi Zvi Block of Toras Hashem in L.A. lays out the condition of the modern world's relationship with the Jewish people- primary contributors to Western civilization and culture.
Pastor Ramin Parsa, of the Good Shepherd Church in Encino, Calif. was born and raised a Shi'ite Muslim in Iran. He quoted for the audience Quranic passages used to command Muslims to enmity and violence against Jews and Christians- which have motivated Islamic anti-Semitism for 1,400 years - centuries before the re-establishment of Jewish sovereignty in Israel.
In May, 2008 - KNBC-TV News' Paul Moyer recounted the events of the shooting and the confession of a whistleblower policeman, Bob Lopez, that despite the FBI recommending special protection for the El Al counter (and his reporting having spotted "suspicious people" casing the El Al counter, not only were no provisions made, there was no police protection in the area that morning- enabling the jihadist easy accesa to shoot. Vicky and Aminov died waiting 7 minutes for airport police to arrive, and over 20 minutes for an ambulance.
Family patriarch, Avi Hen, (who, speaking in Hebrew, complains that the Airport security authorities and FBI left the terminal unprotected from Hesham Hadayat, a known Islamist acolyte of Omar Abdel-Rahman, the spiritual leader of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing);