July 18, 2012 - Amir Menashe, 27, of Petah Tikva was one of six people who were killed in a suicide bombing attack on a bus carrying Israelis at Sarafovo Airport in Burgas, Bulgaria.
Amir Menashe and Itzik Kolangi were good friends from Petah Tikva. Itzik's wife Gilat gave birth to their first child, Noya, four months ago, and his birthday was two weeks ago. The couple decided to celebrate in Burgas with their friends Natalie and Amir Menashe, who have a ten-month-old son, Rom. Both couples left their infants at home. Gilat was severely injured and Natalie was lightly injured from the terrorist attack, while Itzik and Amir were killed while loading their luggage onto the bus.
Amir Menashe was buried at the Segula cemetery in Petah Tikva. He is survived by his wife Natalie and son Rom.