WATCH: Belgian Jew Who Lost His Leg in Brussels Attack Will Move to Israel
Part of Walter Benjamin’s leg was blown off in the second blast at Zaventem Airport; now he wants to make aliyah.
A Belgian Jew whose leg was amputated in a suicide bombing at Brussels’ main airport said he would immigrate to Israel.
Walter Benjamin plans to make aliyah when he recovers from the injury he sustained in the March 22 attack he told Israel’s Channel 2 Sunday. The attack was part of a series of bombings in the Beglian capital that killed 35 people and wounded hundreds.
“I probably will pack my things, get on a plane and start looking for a small apartment in Israel,” he said, adding that he wants to be near his daughter, who lives, there until she enlists in the Israeli army. “That’s the most important thing in life for me.”
Benjamin said he was walking through the airport to check-in to a flight to Israel, where he planned to spend Purim with his daughter, when
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