Chabad House 26/11 terror attack survivor Moshe arrives in Mumbai.
“It’s a very special day. Thank God that Moshe could come again. Mumbai is a lot safer now,” Moshe’s grandfather Rabbi Holtzberg Nachman was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
Chabad House 26/11 terror attack survivor Moshe, who is 11 now have arrived Mumbai on Tuesday. He is one of the youngest survivors of the ruthless attack, but he was orphaned by the terrorists where his parents were tortured and killed. Moshe will visit Nariman House also called Chabad House- his home and one of the sites where the terrorist took control on 26/11.
Moshe was only a two-year baby when his parents were shot by the terrorist; baby Moshe was saved exceptionally by his Indian nanny Sandra Samuel.
Moshe’s parents Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg (father) and Rivika (mother) had shifted to Mumbai 7 years before the Mumbai terror attack to work at Mumbai’s Jewish house. After the attack, Moshe’s grandparents took him with them to Israel for safety and new life.
On Thursday 18th, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will open a memorial at Chabad House for Moshe’s parents and other victims of 26/11 terror attacks. Moshe will be accompanying the Israeli Prime Minister for the occasion and also wish to visit the Gateway of India and Taj Mahal.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had invited Moshe to Mumbai, India during his visit to Israel in July last year. Moshe had welcomed the Prime Minister in Hindi “Aapka Swagat hai Hamare Desh mein.” To which, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugged him and invited him to Mumbai and said Moshe and all his family members will get long-term visas to visit India anytime.
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