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Yehoshua Cohen

Birthplace: Israel
Death: Died
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Son of Yaakov Cohen and Bluma Cohen

Managed by: Justin Swanström
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Yehoshua Cohen (Hebrew: יהושע כהן‎; 1922–1986) was a leading member of Lehi, a Zionist militant group, who fired the fatal shots in the assassination of United Nations envoy Folke Bernadotte [and Col. André Serot ] on September 17, 1948. Cohen was never charged for his role in the assassination, and was one of the founders of the Sde Boker kibbutz in the Negev Desert, where David Ben-Gurion later lived. While Ben-Gurion lived at Sde Boker, he and Cohen became close friends.

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Age 64