Malachi Rosenfeld


Age: 26

Israeli recreational basketball player and son of popular Israeli clarinetist Eliezer Rosenfeld who was a student enrolled in the joint philosophy and economics program at the Hebrew University, where he was to have finished his bachelor's degree in philosophy, economics and business management next month at the top of the dean's list, but who had suffered serious injuries that left him in critical condition after he sustained bullet wounds to his lower back in a June 29 shooting attack when terrorists opened fire at the front of a passing civilian vehicle from close range along the Route 60 junction while he was returning home with three friends from a basketball game at a nearby settlement in the West Bank, in which the attack was the latest in a series of violent assaults that have rocked Israel since the beginning of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan two weeks ago, including the murder of an Israeli civilian and several attacks on IDF soldiers and Israeli border policemen that was carried out by the same Hamas militant cell involved in the drive-by shooting attack.

Cause of Death: Multiple gunshot wounds suffered in a drive-by shooting

Born: 1989

Died: June 30, 2016

Jerusalem, Israel