As reported earlier, Eliyahu Dovid Kay, hy”d, age 25, was killed in cold blood in this morning’s terror attack in the Old City of Yerushalayim. Details have now come forth about his identity, including that he was from a Lubavitcher family in Modiin, learned in Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim – Kiryat Gat, and was holding a copy of the Rebbe MH”M’s ‘Likutei Sichos’ when he was murdered on his way to Shachris at the Kosel • Full Story
Yeshiva World News
The man who was killed in the terror shooting attack near the Kosel on Sunday morning was later identified as Eliyahu Dovid Kay, H’yd.
The niftar was a 26-year-old resident of Modi’in and an employee of the Western Wall Heritage Foundation, serving as a tour guide for the Kotel tunnels. He was engaged to be married and his wedding was to take place in several months.
Eliyahu Dovid, z’l, made aliya from Johannesburg with his parents about six years ago. As a bochur he learned in Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim of Chabad in Kiryat Gat and then served as a combat fighter in the Paratrooper’s Brigade, a platoon commander, and a platoon sergeant in the brigade’s training base.
He was killed as he was walking toward the Kosel for Shacharis, holding his tefillin and the Chabad sefer Likutei Sichos.