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Baruch Goldstein  
DEFINITION
  • Baruch Goldstein (born Benjamin Carl Goldstein), an ultra-nationalist and member of the Jewish group Kahane Chai, massacred 29 Muslims bowed in prayer at the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron, a city in the West Bank, in 1994. Born in Brooklyn, Goldstein was a serious and quiet child, graduating a year early near the top of his high school class. [Source: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism; Goldstein, Baruch (1957–1994)]
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