Yona Peter Malina




Age: 38


Summary: survivor of the horrific 1995 Ramat Eshkol bus bombing attack who was paralyzed from the neck down but remained attached to a respirator after struggling with severe disability in the last decade since he had been severely wounded during the Jerusalem terror attack that killed four passengers including an American civilian and one police officer when a terrorist bomb ripped through the Jerusalem city bus he was riding en route to the Mount Scopus campus of Hebrew University, but who had reluctantly left Israel to receive medical treatment at a special facility for paraplegics near Lucerne, Switzerland before settling in Israel again in 1997.



Cause of Death: Complications from injuries suffered in a suicide bombing


Born: March 31, 1966


Died: May 30, 2005


Location: Tel HaShomer, Israel