Rivkah Holtzberg’s parents to light candles in Mumbai


JERUSALEM (JTA) — The parents of slain Chabad emissary Rivkah Holzberg will light Chanukah candles in Mumbai.

India’s NDTV.com reported that the couple, who live in Israel and are caring for their 2-year-old grandson Moshe, will light candles Thursday at the Gateway of India, a famed monument in southern Mumbai.

Rabbi Gavriel and Rivkah Holtzberg, emissaries in Mumbai for five years, were among six Jewish victims killed last month in the Mumbai Chabad House during a spate of terrorist attacks throughout the Indian city. Moshe escaped through the efforts of his Indian caregiver.

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