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Rabbi Meir Chai, Father of Seven, is Dead in Samaria Shooting

Posted by Glezele Vayne on December 24, 2009


by Gil Ronen

(Israelnationalnews.com) Rabbi Meir Chai, 45, of Shavei Shomron, was mortally wounded in the head Thursday afternoon when terrorists fired at the car he was traveling in, between the Jewish communities of Shavei Shomron and Einav in Samaria, west of Shechem, according to preliminary reports.

A spokesperson for Shavei Shomron said that Rabbi Meir Chai worked as an educator at the local school and kindergarten, and that the children were very attached to him. He lived in the community for 14 years and was considered a wise Torah scholar, modest and well-loved.

A large force of Israeli soldiers and police has started searching for the terrorists, who escaped the scene.

Magen David Adom emergency services declared the victim of the shooting dead late Thursday afternoon.

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From Glezele Vayne – formerly “Schmoozing with Elya & Ellie Katz”

2 Responses to “Rabbi Meir Chai, Father of Seven, is Dead in Samaria Shooting”

  1. A finnish lady wants to donate for
    rabbi meir chai´s family without middle hands. How is she able get in touch with his family? an E-mail address?
    bank acc?
    Sincerely Gavriel Eskel

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