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Jerusalem Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi HaGaon HaRav Aryeh Stern Shlita, on Wednesday 22 Shevat, visited Yishuv Har Bracha in Shomron to be menachem aveil the widow and family of Rabbi Itamar Ben-Gal HY”D.
Rav Ben-Gal, a rebbe in the local yeshivot, was stabbed to death near Ariel while waiting for a ride on Monday, 20 Shevat, as reported by YWN-ISRAEL.
The attacker was hit twice by a vehicle driven by an IDF officer who saw what occurred, but he got up and managed to escape as no one fired at him.
Rabbi Ben-Gal was gravely wounded in his upper torso and died a short time later.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Video Credit: Media Resource Group)