Israeli-American killed in West Bank shooting to be buried Wednesday

Elan Ganeles, an Israeli American man killed in a terrorist shooting in the West Bank Monday, will be laid to rest in Ra’anana on Wednesday at 1 p.m., Army Radio reports.

Ganeles’s parents are flying into Israel from Connecticut, where they live, for the funeral. They will return to the US to sit shiva, said David Warren, president and chief executive officer of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, according to

Ganeles grew up in West Hartford, Connecticut, where his family attended the local Orthodox Young Israel synagogue a block away from their home.

Ganeles, 27, was killed Monday when a gunman shot at him on a road near the Palestinian West Bank city of Jericho.

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