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Librescu, Liviu

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On the Hebrew calendar, last Shabbat marked the one year anniversary of the death of Virginia Tech professor Liviu Librescu, who saved his class by blocking his lecture hall’s door with his body as a gunman riddled it with bullets. His colleagues, family ...
The Legacy of Liviu Librescu
One year ago, on April 16, 2007, amidst horror and heartbreak of the Virginia Tech Massacre, the courage of one man who gave his life to save his students awed and inspired people all over the world.
When words are seemingly inadequate in expressing feelings, Jewish tradition gives us a sentence which contains a threefold message of consolation.
Recalling the heroism of university professor Liviu Librescu and memory of the 31 others slain
Zack Silverman was just 10 years old when a Virginia Tech senior opened fire on campus on April 17, 2007, killing 32 people and wounding 17 others in what remains the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history. Now a student at the university in Blacksburg...
A dark incident at a campus Chabad is countered with light in a small Virginia town
An estimated 500 people from in and around Blacksburg, Va., gathered at Virginia Tech late Monday afternoon to stand against hate. The solidarity rally was held two days after anti-Semitic flyers—100 of them, with hand-drawn swastikas—were thrown on the g...
Rabbi and the university encourage all to show their support
Hundreds of students and other concerned citizens are expected to gather late Monday afternoon on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., to show their support for the Jewish community after more than 100 anti-Semitic leaflets were left on the gro...
The new Librescu Chabad Jewish Student Center is named after slain Professor Liviu Librescu, who sacrificed his life so that his students could escape a gunman's rampage.
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