One of four men murdered in Israel has ties to Boston area

November 18, 2014 11:23 PM

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One of four men murdered in Israel has ties to Boston area

One of the four rabbis killed Tuesday in a terror attack at a Jerusalem synagogue came from a family of prominent Jewish scholars with deep connections to the Boston area, Israeli officials said.

Rabbi Mosheh Twersky was slain inside the synagogue around 7 a.m. Israeli time by two Palestinians who charged into the temple and attacked worshipers with multiple weapons, Israeli officials said. The Palestinians were killed in a shootout with Israeli security forces.

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