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Little Moshe excited to see Nariman House 9 years after 26/11

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Moshe Holtzberg, who lost his parents during the 26/11 terror attacks, will return to the in the city this week for the first time since the tragedy struck the family more than nine years ago.

Moshe was two years old when his parents - Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and Rivika - were killed during the siege at the by 10 Pakistani terrorists in November 2008. The terrorists carried out the attacks over three days and killed 166 people.

The Jewish couple ran a cultural and outreach centre for the movement at the in South Mumbai's area.

Moshe's grandfather said he and his wife will accompany their grandson when he lands in on Tuesday.

"We are all very excited to visit This will be Moshe's first visit to the Nariman House in over nine years," Rosenberg told over phone from

"Moshe will later fly back to with on January 19," he added.

Netanyahu's visit begins today.

Also accompanying Moshe will be Sandra Samuels, the brave Indian nanny who saved him during the terror attack.

Samuels, who was awarded an honorary citizenship by the so that she could live in the country and be with Moshe, continues to share a unique bonding with the little boy.

met Moshe and his grandparents during a visit to in July last year and told him that he could visit anytime.

While meeting Modi, Moshe had said, "I remember our connection to Nariman House. I hope I will be able to visit and when I get older, live there."


"Dear Mr Modi, I love you and the people in India," Moshe had said.

While accepting the long-term visa which India issued to Moshe and his grandparents, Rosenberg had requested the Indian that the be registered with the land registry department as belonging to

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 11:20 IST
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