On Saturday evening, April 15, the website «Bhadra haredim» reported that at the age of 64 years died Rabbi Mendel Deutsch, injured and wounded in October last year in an attack in Zhitomir.
The funeral of the Rabbi will be held on Sunday, April 16, at 14:30 at the Jerusalem cemetery «Shamgar».
Rabbi-chabadnik Mendel Deutsch was severely beaten and robbed on the night of October 7, 2016 in Zhytomyr (Ukraine). He was assisted in a local hospital, after which he had flown to Israel and placed in the intensive care unit of the medical center «Sheba» in tel Hashomer.
Mendel Deutsch, who had citizenship of Israel and France, has long served as a CHABAD emissary in France. The Jewish community of Zhitomir, said that the attack was carried out on the basis of the criminal and has nothing to do with anti-Semitism. On suspicion in attack on the Rabbi was detained four suspects.