Reuven Birmajer


December 23, 2015:
Rabbi Reuven Birmajer, 45, died killed by a Palestinian who stabbed him near Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem. Another Israeli, identified as Ofer Ben-Ari, 46, was accidentally shot by the Israeli police as he tried to take down two Palestinian attackers. A third Israeli was seriously injured. Police officers opened fire on the two Palestinian attackers, Issa Assaf and Anan Abu Habasheh, and killed them. Reuven was from Kiryat Yaarim in Jerusalem. Source: Haaretz