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Ari Rubin suicide continues pattern of violent JDL deaths

by Tom Tugend

August 22, 2012 | 2:38 pm

Ari Rubin and mother Shelley Rubin at JDL demonstration (Photo courtesy jdl-germany.org)

Ari Rubin and mother Shelley Rubin at JDL demonstration (Photo courtesy jdl-germany.org)

Ari Ephraim Rubin, vice chairman of the Jewish Defense League long led by his father, Irving (Irv) Rubin, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on July 20. He was 30.

Ari Rubin had been active since his youth in the militant JDL, which has long been rejected by mainstream Jewish organizations for its violent tactics, and he became vice chairman in 2006.

His death was ruled a suicide by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office, whose spokesman, Craig Harvey, said that a neighbor found Rubin in his car with the self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head.

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