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US yeshiva student killed in Etzion shooting named

Ezra Schwartz, an American student at the Ashreinu Yeshiva in Beit Shemesh originally from Massachusetts, is named as a victim of a shooting attack near the West Bank settlement of Alon Shvut, in the Etzion Bloc.

Along with a group of his friends, Schwartz, 18, was on his way to deliver food and candy to IDF soldiers in the area when he was shot.

Ezra Schwartz, 18, an American yeshiva student killed in a terrorist shooting near the West Bank settlement of Alon Shvut, November 19, 2015 (Facebook screen cap)
Ezra Schwartz, 18, an American yeshiva student killed in a terrorist shooting near the West Bank settlement of Alon Shvut, November 19, 2015 (Facebook screen cap)

Several of Schwartz’s friends are hospitalized in the Shaare Tzedek hospital with light wounds.

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