Alaa Abu Dhein



Age: 26


Summary: Palestinian citizen and former driver for the Mercaz HaRav yeshiva (a religious Jewish school) who entered the seminary and opened fire of more than 400 rounds, killing eight students and severely wounding more than 10 others in an apparent planned anti-Semitic terror attack, possibly in retaliation for the recent assassination of Hezbollah leader Imad Mughniyeh, whose family had reported he was an intensely religious Muslim but not a member of any militant group and did not choose to have Israeli citizenship.



Cause of Death: Killed in a gunfight


Born: 1982


Died: March 6, 2008


Location: Jerusalem, Israel