Congressman Berman Steps in to Help Unfortunate Israeli Couple


Tragedy has plagued the Hen family numerous times over the course of the past two decades, leaving Avinoam and Rachel Hen depleted of hope and barely capable of maintaining a normal existence. Their 25-year-old daughter, Victoria, was killed in the 2002 terrorist shooting at LAX. She was an employee of El Al and was working at the counter at the time of the attack. Four months later, their son, Nimrod, died of injuries suffered in a car accident. He was 18 years old. Their one remaining son, Udi, is 30 years old and lives in Los Angeles.

Their latest woe involves the foreclosure of their Chatsworth home—a somber shrine to their two deceased children. The Daily News ran a” title=”iShort Sale”>iShort Sale and Peak Corporate Network, has managed to delay the foreclosure of the Hen home more than once, including securing a one-month reprieve on Wednesday. Read the Daily News follow-up