Gavriel Holtzberg

Rabbi, Deceased Person

1979 – 2008

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Who was Gavriel Holtzberg?

Gavriel Noach Holtzberg was an Orthodox rabbi and the Chabad emissary to Mumbai, India, where he and his wife Rivka ran the Mumbai Chabad House. He was also a religious leader and community builder for the local Jewish Indian community, and led the Friday-night Shabbat services at the Knesset Eliyahoo synagogue. Holtzberg and his wife were murdered by terrorists in the November 2008 attacks in Mumbai.

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Born
1979
Israel
Also known as
  • Rivka Holtzberg
Profession
Lived in
  • Brooklyn
Died
Nov 26, 2008
Mumbai

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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