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Jul 14, 2001 | 23rd of Tammuz, 5761 | כ״ג בתמוז תשס״א
July 14, 2001 – David Cohen, 28 of Betar Illit died of injuries sustained in a drive-by shooting in Kiryat Arba on July 12.
At about 11:30 Thursday morning (July 12), four terrorists shot at a Ford transit outside the Western Gate of Kiryat Arba leading to Hebron. David Cohen the driver of the van, was shot in the head and was taken to Hadassah hospital in Jerusalem in extremely critical condition.
David Cohen was a building contractor whose latest building project was a new Bnei Akiva children’s youth center in the Givat Harsina neighborhood of Kiryat Arba. He was planning to move with his family to Kiryat Arba.
David Cohen was buried in Jerusalem. He is survived by his wife and two children.
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