Rabbi Moshe Levinger
 


 

Age: 80



Summary: Israeli Orthodox rabbi considered as a leading figure in Israel's settler movement who helped to establish a controversial Jewish community in the West Bank city of Hebron after Israel captured the territory from Jordon in the 1967 Mideast war and led the first settlers to Hebron, where Jews lived for centuries until dozens were massacred in Arab riots in 1929, in which tensions still runs high in Hebron, where about 800 settlers now live in heavily guarded areas amid 180,000 Palestinians.




Cause of Death: Complications from a massive stroke



Born: June 9, 1935


 
Died: May 16, 2015



Location:
Hebron, Israel