Rabbi Moshe Twersky, a native of Boston and a grandson of renowned rabbi Yosef Dov HaLevi Soloveitchik was among the four Jews whom Arab terrorists murdered while they were praying in a Har Nof synagogue Tuesday morning.
He was 60 years old.
His funeral is being held at this hour at the Givat Shaul cemetery in Jerusalem.
The other victims of the barbaric terrorist attack have been identified as:
Rabbi Avraham Shmuel Goldberg,
Rabbi kalman Levine,
Rabbi Aryeh Kupinsky.
Three of the victims were dual US-Israeli citizens, the fourth held US-British citizenship.
Please pray for the following people who are still fighting for their lives:
Eitan ben Sara
Shmuel Yerucham ben Bila
Haim Yechiel ben Malka
Avraham Shmuel ben Shaina
Rabbi Twersky was a lecturer at Yeshiva Toras Moshe in Jerusalem and was the elder son of Rabbi Isadore Twersky of Boston.
He lived in the Har Nof neighborhood in Jerusalem his wife is the daughter of Rabbi Abba Berman, the late Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivas Iyun HaTalmud.
His grandfather, Rav Soloveitchik, was known by generations of modern Orthodox Jews in the United States as “The Rav.”