The Jewish Agency for Israel’s Fund for the Victims of Terror will provide financial assistance to Israelis wounded in the attack in Bulgaria and to the families of those killed. The assistance, made possible by a contribution from The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), is meant to help those affected by the attack address supplemental needs not covered by Israeli government bodies. Any family that experienced the loss or injury of a loved one in the attack may request assistance from the fund.
In a beautiful garden setting in Encino, at the home of Andrea and Isaac Cohen, thirty-two young men and women, their families and close friends gathered together in celebration and to say farewell.
Gelfand was originally thought to have boarded a bus at 120th Street and Crenshaw Boulevard bound for Valley View Casino in San Diego on September 14, 2011, but there are no records of him boarding the bus or using his player’s card at the casino so it is doubtful that he made it there.