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