In memory of our dear friends

Posted by: Rabbi Shmuley Boteach Tags: There is no tags | Categories: Articles, Pictures, Press

November
21

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My wife and I are in Mumbai, India where the president of Israel unveiled a plaque in the memorial of Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and his Rivka Holtzberg where they were murdered almost 8 years ago in the dastardly terror attacks that we remember all so well. President Rivlin spoke of the terrible attacks against the Chabad rabbi and his wife, whose only purpose in India was to serve the Jewish community. I was there with Gavriel’s younger brother. Please see the videos he and I did together where we walked around the building and saw the remnants of the horrific attack. I will never forget that awful day on Thanksgiving when we heard that the Mumbai Chabad House was under siege. Gavriel and his wife were fighting for their lives. We prayed so much for their lives and thank God their son was saved by the courageous men. We will never forget them nor Sarah Avraham. We wish the Holtzberg family especially Nachman Holtzberg, Gavriel’s father, every blessing and God’s comfort.