Waxman (Wachsman), Nahshon

(1975-94)
   An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) corporal kidnapped by Hamas terrorists on 9 October 1994. The kidnappers threatened to murder him unless Israel agreed to free Hamas's founder and spiritual leader, Sheikh Ahmed Ismail Yassin, and other imprisoned Palestinians. Waxman was killed during a rescue attempt by IDF commandos in the West Bank village of Bir Nabala on 14 October 1994.

Historical Dictionary of Israel. .

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