Yaakov Zimmerman


Corporal Yaakov Zimmerman lived in Bnei Brak. He was on of "The Six"murdered on Saturday night 02/05/1980 when returning from prayers at the Tomb of the Patriarchs. He was ambushed by terrorists near Beit Hadassah in Hebron.
He was 21 years old. The Beit HaShisha building next to Beit Hadassah was constructed in their memory.
This image is part of the "Yizkor" emmorial project of the Ministry of Defense.
The others killed in the Beit Hadasah attack where: Eli HazeevHanan KrauthammerShmuel MermelsteinGershon Klein, and Zvi "“Howie"” Glatt.
For full article on the 1980 incident click here:
Hope and Community Triumph 36 Years after the Murder of "The Six"