SENTENCED! Palestinian Terrorist Who Killed American Teen Ezra Schwartz, Gets 4 Life Sentences

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Terrorist Mohammed Abdel Basset al-Kharoub, who murdered American teen Ezra Schwartz, 18, in November 2015, received four life sentences from Israel’s Ofer military court.

Ezra Schwartz with his high school diploma from the Maimonides School in Brookline, Mass. Credit: Maimonides School via Facebook.

Schwartz, a Massachusetts native, was studying in Israel for his gap year before his planned attendance of Rutgers University. Schwartz was on his way to Oz V’Gaon to volunteer at the park and help beautify it when al-Kharoub opened fire on a line of traffic with an Uzi submachine gun. Schwartz, 51-year-old Israeli teacher Yaakov Don and 24-year-old Palestinian resident of Hebron Shadi Arafa were killed in the attack.

Rabbi Yaakov Don

After running out of ammunition, the terrorist drove toward the Gush Etzion junction and rammed his car into another vehicle. Israeli security forces subsequently apprehended him.

The Terrorist.

In addition to receiving four life sentences, al-Kharoub was also ordered by the court to compensate each of the victims’ families with payments of 750,000 shekels ($205,000).

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