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January 14, 2010

TRAGEDY: American Bochur Killed in Jerusalem Accident; Einikle Of Rav Avrohom Kalmanowitz ZATZAL

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TRAGEDY: American Bochur Killed in Jerusalem Accident; Einikle Of Rav Avrohom Kalmanowitz ZATZAL

A tragedy occurred in Jerusalem on Thursday afternoon, a vehicular accident which claimed the life of Yisrael Rosenblum Z”L, a 25-year-old American Bochur currently studying in Mir Yerushalayim.

The fatal incident occurred in the Makor Baruch neighborhood of the capital, on HaTurim Street, near Rashi Street. A cement mixer reportedly crashed into the victim, who was riding on a motorbike. He sustained very serious injuries, was transported by EMS personnel to the trauma unit of Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital, where he R”L died of his massive injuries.

The victim’s parents, who live abroad, are expected to come to Jerusalem for the Levaya. The father of the Niftar is Rav Moshe Rosenblum of Flatbush,currently employed by Artscroll, and is involved in the Shottenstein Shas. The niftar’s mother is a member of the staff of Mirrer Yeshiva in Flatbush and is a daughter of Rav Shrag Moshe Kalmanowitz ZATAL, and a granddaughter of Rav Avraham Kalmanovitz ZATZAL.

Israeli Justice Minister Prof. Yaakov Neeman is an uncle of the niftar.

Preliminary information indicates the Levaya will take place on erev shabbos.

Boruch Dayan Emmes…

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)


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