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  12/13/2011, Kislev 17, 5772

10th Anniversary of Ben Yehuda Street Bombing


Today marks the Hebrew date of the 10th anniversary of the Ben Yehuda Street terrorist attack that killed 11 people and wounded 188. The Gregorian date of the incident is December 1, 2001. Hamas terrorists denotated a bomb in the middle of the busy Ben Yehuda Street pedetrian center in downtown Jerusalem. Those killed were Assaf Avitan, 15, of Jerusalem, Michael Moshe Dahan, 21, of Jerusalem, Israel Ya'akov Danino, 17, of Jerusalem, Yosef El-Ezra, 18, of Jerusalem, Sgt. Nir Haftzadi, 19, of Jerusalem, Yuri (Yoni) Korganov, 20, of Ma'alei Adumim, Golan Turgeman, 15, of Jerusalem, Guy Vaknin, 19, of Jerusalem, Adam Weinstein, 14, of Givon Hahadasha, Moshe Yedid-Levy, 19, of Jerusalem, and Ido Cohen, 17, of Jerusalem.