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El Sayyid Nosair Meir Kahane

Meir Kahane shot and killed age 58

5 Nov, 1990

Kahane is shot and killed by an assassin following his delivery of a speech to a Jewish group at the New York Marriott East Side hotel in Manhattan. As he greets fans he is approached by a man from the crowd who shoots him at close range with a .357- caliber pistol. Although the assassin is attired as a religious Jew, he is actually an Egyptian-born Muslim American named El Sayyid Nosair.