Gennady Kaufman, who died from wounds sustained in the attack, will be buried on December 30 at the old Jewish cemetery in Hebron. The funeral procession will depart at 15:30 from the Cave of the patriarchs («the tomb of the patriarchs»).
41-year-old resident of Kiryat Arba Gennady Kaufman died on the morning of 30 December at the Jerusalem hospital «Shaare Zedek». Kaufman wounded in the terrorist act committed in Hebron, three weeks ago. As a result of two stab wounds have been hurt to the heart.
Gennady Kaufman is an artist and Woodcarver, he worked in the protection of one of the settlements in gush Etzion, recently was busy with maintenance and landscaping of the Jewish quarter of Hebron and the area of the Cave of the Patriarchs.
Before the meeting, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his condolences to the relatives of the deceased, noting that Jews almost 4 thousand years were present in Hebron and will stay there forever.