U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org)Â A week after theÂ Palestinian terrorist attack atÂ Kehilat Bnei TorahÂ inÂ Jerusalem’s Har Nof neighborhood, which killed four Jewish worshippers and a Druze policeman, U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro attended prayer services at the synagogue on Tuesday.
Shapiro was accompanied by Eli Beer, the founder of Israel’sÂ United HatzalahÂ volunteer emergency medical services organization,Â and several first-aid volunteers who were among the first responders to arriveÂ at the scene of the attack.
“I saw a great need to come here on the last day of the shiva [the week-long mourning period] for those who were murdered. I wanted to be here today with the worshippers and with the members of United Hatzalah, who acted with immense dedication to save lives,” Shapiro said.
On Tuesday evening, the synagogue hosted a large rally to mark the end of the shiva period.
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