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Massachusetts Native Ezra Schwartz, an 18-Year-Old on Gap Year in Israel, Murdered in the West Bank.

The 18-year-old American student killed by a Palestinian man in the West Bank on Thursday has been identified as Ezra Schwartz, a Sharon, Massachusetts, native who was on a gap year in Israel. A representative at Maimonides School, a Jewish day school in Brookline, MA, where Schwartz was once a student, confirmed the report.

Schwartz was enrolled at Yeshivat Ashreinu in Beit Shemesh and was reportedly volunteering with classmates, handing out food to soldiers, when he was gunned down by an assailant who opened fire from his vehicle outside of Alon Shvut, a Jewish settlement in Gush Etzion. Schwartz had just celebrated his 18th birthday in October.

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Author:Vaitsblit, Hannah
Publication:Tablet Magazine
Geographic Code:1U1MA
Date:Nov 19, 2015
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