The killings of Eric Garner and Rabbi Moshe Twersky are not the least bit similar. But for Phil Getz, they trigger memories of the most terrifying episodes in each people’s history.
Moshe Twersky’s death in the bloody Jerusalem terror attack stunned the world. His remarkable family tree unites a revered Hasidic sect with the founder of Modern Orthodoxy.
Family and friends remembered three U.S.-born rabbis slain in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, praising one as the scion of his Boston family’s rabbinical dynasty and another as “one of the kindest souls” in his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews carry the shrouded body of Rabbi Moshe Twersky, a descendant of two rabbinical dynasties who was killed in the terror attack on a Jerusalem synagogue.
Rabbi Moshe Twersky has been identified as one of the four people killed in a Jerusalem synagogue during morning services.