Inaugural hike raises money for terror victims' families

Koby Mandell's parents organize event 10 years after their son was killed while hiking.

By BENJAMIN SPIER
June 2, 2011 10:53

 
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Ten years ago, Koby Mandell and his friend Yosef Ishran went hiking in the West Bank near their homes in Tekoa. The hike came to a tragic end when the two teenagers were stoned to death and their bodies were found in a nearby cave.

A decade later, Mandell’s parents led a five day hike that has raised $16,000 for the Koby Mandell foundation. Ten people participated in the Kilometers for Koby hike, and each person was asked to raise at least $2,500.

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