Massacre Victim's Brother Remembers Slain 'Lion'

David Kupinsky says his brother, Rabbi Aryeh hy"d, used his last strength to save others in the massacre at Har Nof.

Yoni Kempinsky,

David Kupinsky
David Kupinsky
Arutz Sheva

In an exclusive Arutz Sheva interview, David Kupinsky, whose brother Aryeh was among the five Jews slain at the Har Nof synagogue last week, remembers his older sibling – and the qualities that came to bear as he struggled with the murderers, saving others' lives.

Kupinsky was born and raised in the metropolitan Detroit area, where his family were members of what is today Young Israel of Oak Park, one of the biggest Orthodox Jewish congregations in Michigan. Aryeh attended elementary school at Akiva Hebrew Day School in Southfield until he moved to Israel with his family around the age of 10.

Rabbi Aryeh Kupinsky was buried in the Givat Shaul cemetery in Jerusalem. He is survived by his wife and five children, aged 5 to 16. His daughter Chaya Chana tragically died two years ago in her sleep at the age of 13.




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