Kiddush Hashem in Virginia
Updated - see below
Finding a Kiddush Shem Shamayim among the carnage, Arutz Sheva reports:
(IsraelNN.com) As Israel observed Holocaust Day, thousands of miles away, A Rumanian-born Holocaust survivor gave his life in another senseless murder - and apparently in an act of heroism.
Among the 32 people killed by a lone gunman at Virginia Tech Monday is 77-year-old engineering professor, Liviu Librescu, a citizen of Israel. According to eyewitness accounts, Librescu ran to the door of his classroom and blocked it with his body – preventing the gunman from entering but getting shot to death himself as a result.
President Bush honored him in Holocaust-rememberance speech
Yeshiva World tells about preparations for his burial (hat tip CrossCurrents)