Tova Lev

 

 

Age: 37

 

Summary: kindergarten teacher who had been hospitalized in critical condition but never regained consciousness for almost a month from horrific injuries suffered in the August 19 Shmuel HaNav bus bombing that killed 20 passengers and seriously wounded over 130 others as a Hamas suicide bomber detonated massive explosives inside the crowded double-length bus carrying Orthodox Jews from a visit to the Western Wall in the capital's Shmuel HaNavi neighborhood, in which the attack became the 100th Palestinian suicide bombing against Israeli civilians since the latest round of righting began in September 2000.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a suicide bomb blast

 

Born: 1966

 

Died: September 12, 2003

 

Location: Jerusalem, Israel