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Finally! After nine years Baby Moshe is back home

News Agencies | Updated on: 16 January 2018, 15:24 IST

Moshe Holtzberg, who lost his parents during the Mumbai terror attacks in 2008, arrived at Nariman House in Mumbai on 16 January.

Addressing the media here, Rabbi Israel Kozlovsky, Director of Chabad-run Jewish center at Nariman House said, "Finally baby Moshe is back home, first time after the 26/11 terror attack. He has come to the place where he was saved by his nanny, who also came earlier today."

Kozlovsky informed the press that Moshe is with his family and having lunch, after which they all will proceed to "tell him our future plan for the building and will show them the living memorial and all the details."

He also requested media personnel to respect Moshe's privacy as he is just a kid, and "this visit is very emotional for him".

Moshe will be accompanying Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on January 18 for the inauguration of a memorial project dedicated to those killed in the 26/11 carnage.

Moshe was only two when terrorists killed his parents at Mumbai's Jewish house. Then 'Baby Moshe' became a face of the innocent victims of ruthless terrorism.

His parents had moved to Mumbai seven years before the attack to work at the Chabad House. After the attack, Moshe's maternal grandparents took him to Afula, a city in Israel for his safety and comfort. 


First published: 16 January 2018, 15:24 IST