3-year-old from Monsey, NY, killed in West Bank bus accident

Baruch Eisenberg of Monsey, a heavily haredi Orthodox area in Rockland County, suddenly let go of his mother’s hand.

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks out from a condensation-covered window of a bus in Jerusalem December 11, 2013 (photo credit: REUTERS/AMMAR AWAD)
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks out from a condensation-covered window of a bus in Jerusalem December 11, 2013
(photo credit: REUTERS/AMMAR AWAD)
A 3-year-old boy from upstate New York was killed in a bus accident in the West Bank.
Baruch Eisenberg of Monsey, a heavily haredi Orthodox area in Rockland County, suddenly let go of his mother’s hand and ran into the street on Monday in the settlement of Beitar Illit, the haredi Orthodox newspaper Kikar HaShabbat reported.
The newspaper said the family was in Beitar Illit, in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc south of Jerusalem, on a Passover visit.