“Islamist gunman began shooting spree outside kosher restaurant, Jewish community headquarters, killing four people before being shot dead”

Vienna attack shatters sense of security for city’s Jewish community
by Daphne Rousseau
November 4, 2020

Shalom Berntholz never closes his kosher restaurant in central Vienna, but as a new coronavirus-induced lockdown approached, he decided to shut early. That saved his life. A gunman who supported the Islamic State (IS) group kicked off his shooting rampage on Monday evening right in front of his closed restaurant, killing a waitress opposite. “Normally, we’re open 365 days a year, even for Shabbat and Jewish holidays. Exceptionally, we closed. That’s what saved our lives,” Berntholz tells AFP….The gunman, named as 20-year-old dual Austrian-Macedonian national Kujtim Fejzulai who was shot dead by police after killing four people, “started right at the foot of this building,” says Berntholz. READ MORE

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