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      Archive: 8/7/2011
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        8/7/2011, Av 7, 5771

      Hundreds Participate in Youth's Funeral


      Hundreds of people participated Saturday night in the funeral of Nachman Fisch, a 14 year old youth from Beit Shemesh who was killed in the north Friday when he was hit by a vehicle. Fisch was killed Friday afternoon outside Moshav Or Haganuz (Safsufa), near Mt. Meron, walking to a local mikveh. He was walking with a friend, who was critically injured.

      The two had been planning to spend Shabbat in the moshav. The driver of the vehicle was detained by police. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.