Michael Karim

 

 

Age: 78

 

Summary: Iranian-born Israeli devoted community worker who was active in the Iranian Jewish community and worked for many years in a senior position as an executive for the Jewish National Fund, who had recently met with President Moshe Katsav to discuss a plan to establish a senior citizens' facility for the Iranian Jewish community and inaugurate a project to preserve Jewish-Persian culture, and who had donated a Sefer Torah (a scroll of the Pentateuch) to his community's synagogue.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in a suicide bombing

 

Born: 1924

 

Died: March 27, 2002

 

Location: Netanya, Israel