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Jerusalem Boy Nearly Killed in Stabbing Celebrates His Bar Mitzvah

Last month we told you about the 13-year-old Israeli boy who was stabbed by terrorists while riding his bicycle, and who was aided by an IFCJ worker. We bring you good news on this young man, as The Times of Israel reports that he has also now been able to celebrate his bar mitzvah:

A 13-year-old Jerusalem boy, who was rushed to hospital two months ago with life-threatening injuries from a terror attack by two Palestinian teenagers, recovered to celebrate his bar mitzvah Thursday at the Western Wall.

Naor Shalev Ben-Ezra was riding his bike in Jerusalem’s Pisgat Ze’ev neighborhood on October 12 when he was stabbed by 13-year-old Ahmed Manasra and his cousin Hassan, 15...

Ben-Ezra was accompanied during the festive celebration Thursday by dozens of family and friends, as well as Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem Meir Turgeman...

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