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October 4, 2015 10:28 am

Thousands Attend Jerusalem Funerals of Terror Stabbing Victims

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Funeral of Rabbi Nehemiah Lavie, who was murdered last night by a Palestinian terrorist. The rabbi was buried in Jerusalem on Sunday, October 4 - his mother is in the light blue dress surrounded by family and hundreds of mourners.

Funeral of Rabbi Nehemiah Lavie, who was murdered last night by a Palestinian terrorist. The rabbi was buried in Jerusalem on Sunday, October 4 – his mother is in the light blue dress surrounded by family and hundreds of mourners. Photo:  Hillel Maeir, Tazpit News Agency. 

Thousands of Israelis attended the funerals Sunday of Rabbi Nehemia Lavi and IDF soldier Aharon Banita, who were stabbed to death in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday night.

The funeral for Lavi, a father of seven who was killed after he rushed to the scene of the attack, began at noon in Jerusalem’s Givat Shaul cemetery. The first victim of the attack, Banita, was laid to rest in the same cemetery at 1:30 p.m.

Read full story at The Times of Israel.

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