Names of Palestine Martyrs; Blessed Be Their Memory
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Names of Palestine Martyrs; Blessed Be Their Memory

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Following is an incomplete list of the dead and injured American and Palestinian Jews in the Moslem Arabs attacks:


The following American boys, students at the Hebron Yeshiva:

William Berman of Philadelphia, 24, graduate of the College of the City of New York.

Jacob Wexler,17, of Chicago.

David Sheinberg, 22, Pennsylvania.

Wolf Greenberg, 17, of New York. Henry David Epstein.


Harry Frunen.

Benjamin Horwitz, 17, of 96 Jewell Street, Brooklyn, N. Y.

A. Vialnai, Jerusalem, student at the Hebrew Teachers’ Seminary of Jerusalem.

Mrs. Ungar and daughter, Hebron.

Rabbi Schach of Motza.

Rabbi Glazer, killed at Motza.

Engineer Raitan, member of a prominent Sephardic family of Jerusalem.

Reuben Volpo, of Jerusalem.

Mr. Rozen, of Tel Aviv.

Benjamin Goldberg, of Tel Aviv, son of the well known Russian Zionist leader, J. L. Goldberg.

Mr. Feingold, of Tel Aviv.

Mr. Harrari, of Tel Aviv.

Mr. Berkovitch, British Jew, of Tel Aviv.

Madame Massuda Mizrachi, Bukhara Jewess.

A. D. Slonim, manager of the Hebron branch of the Anglo-Palestine Company (it was erroneously reported previously that his father, Rabbi Jacob Joseph Slonim was killed.)

Rabbi Franco, Sephardi, Hebron.

Rabbi Hassoun, Sephardi. Hebron.

Five member of the Makleff family, including husband, wife and 3 children slaughtered at Motza.


The following American boys, students at the Slobodka Yeshiva at Hebron:

Raklin Winchester, Springfield, Iii.

Samuel Senders, of Brooklyn.

Lester and Max Harbaiter of Brooklyn, Lester 16, Max 18.

Raoul de Koven, son of prominent Chicago physician.

Also, Dr. Walter Moses, president Tel Aviv Manufacturers Association.

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