Skip To Content
Breaking News

Cousin of Forward Contributing Editor David Hazony Among 4 Victims of Tel Aviv Terror

A relative of Forward contributing editor David Hazony was among the four victims of the Tel Aviv terror attack.

Ido Ben Ari, a 42-year-old resident of Ramat Gan and an executive with Coca-Cola, was a cousin of Hazony’s wife. He was shot dead while eating dinner with his two children and wife, who was also wounded.

The other three fatalities were identified as Ilana Neve, a 39-year-old from Tel Aviv; Michael Feige, a 58-year-old from Givatayim, and Mila Mishayev, a 32-year-old resident of Ashkelon.

Feige was a sociologist and anthropologist at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, specializing in Israeli society, collective memory and political myth.

Michael Feige Image by Facebook

Mishayev is survived by her parents, two brothers and one sister. Municipal social workers are now with the family. The funeral is set to take place in Ashkelon on Friday at 2:00 p.m. The family requested no media coverage of the funeral. Mayor Itamar Shimoni said that “we’re in touch with the family and are offering all possible assistance. May they know no more sorrow.”

Sixteen people were wounded in the attack and four others, including one of the two assailants, remain hospitalized at the nearby Ichilov Hospital in moderate condition.

Along with writing for the Forward, Hazony is the editor of The Tower and a senior executive at The Israel Project.

-With Haaretz

A message from our editor-in-chief Jodi Rudoren

We're building on 127 years of independent journalism to help you develop deeper connections to what it means to be Jewish today.

With so much at stake for the Jewish people right now — war, rising antisemitism, a high-stakes U.S. presidential election — American Jews depend on the Forward's perspective, integrity and courage.

—  Jodi Rudoren, Editor-in-Chief 

Join our mission to tell the Jewish story fully and fairly.

Republish This Story

Please read before republishing

We’re happy to make this story available to republish for free, unless it originated with JTA, Haaretz or another publication (as indicated on the article) and as long as you follow our guidelines. You must credit the Forward, retain our pixel and preserve our canonical link in Google search.  See our full guidelines for more information, and this guide for detail about canonical URLs.

To republish, copy the HTML by clicking on the yellow button to the right; it includes our tracking pixel, all paragraph styles and hyperlinks, the author byline and credit to the Forward. It does not include images; to avoid copyright violations, you must add them manually, following our guidelines. Please email us at [email protected], subject line “republish,” with any questions or to let us know what stories you’re picking up.

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.