JERUSALEM (AP) -- Relatives of a 2-year-old survivor of the terrorist attacks in India are gathered to greet him in Israel.
Moshe Holtzberg and the caretaker who rescued him from the attack boarded a flight to Israel today after a memorial service in Mumbai for the little boy's parents. He cried for his mother, while squirming in the arms of mourners at a Mumbai synagogue.
The scene is one that has played over and over again on Israel television as government officials and the boy's relatives prepared for a late-night airport ceremony to receive the victims.
The boy's slain parents, a rabbi and his wife, ran the Mumbai headquarters of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish movement. The boy's nanny, who flew with him to Israel, had found him crying beside the bodies of his parents.
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