Moshe, his grandmother, Frieda Holtzberg said, is excited at the thought of visiting Colaba, Gateway of India and a few monuments around the city. “If we have time, we want to visit our Chabad House with him in Goa,” she said.
Nariman House, which reopened in Aug 2014 after suffering damage during the 26/11 attacks, now has huge 10x10-inch iron gates, CCTV cameras, fingerprint scanners and number locks ensuring that no one without authorisation gets in.
166 people had lost their lives when 10 Pakistani terrorists laid siege in Mumbai. They killed Moshe's parents, who ran a cultural and outreach centre for the Chabad-Lubavitch movement at the Nariman House in Mumbai's Colaba area.
Moshe was two-year-old when his parents, Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, who were serving as Directors at Chabad House, were killed along with six others when the place was attacked by Pakistani terrorists during the November 2008 Mumbai attacks.
Moshe was two years old when his parents -- Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and Rivika -- were killed during the siege at the Nariman House by 10 Pakistani terrorists in November 2008. The terrorists carried out the attacks over three days and killed 166 people.
Moshe Holtzberg, the Israeli child who as a toddler survived the 2008 terror attack at a Jewish centre in Mumbai, is feeling “emotional and excited” as he prepares to visit his birthplace during the...