Lydia Zilberstein



Age: 56


Summary: accounting office manager and publicist who had been hospitalized in critical condition but never regained consciousness for almost a week from horrific injuries suffered in the October 4 Maxim restaurant suicide bombing incident that killed 20 people and seriously wounded over 50 others including her husband Gideon Zilberstein as a female Palestinian suicide bomber identified as 28-year-old law student Hanadi Jaradat detonated explosives inside the popular Arab-Jewish beachfront restaurant, in which the Islamic militant organization Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack and it was condemned by Palestinian president Yasser Arafat.



Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a suicide bomb blast


Born: 1947


Died: October 9, 2003


Location: Haifa, Israel