Moranne Amit, 25, was born and raised in Kibbutz Kfar Hanassi. She was the daughter of Ruthie, a native New Yorker who immigrated to Israel as a teenager, and Gadi, the son of founders of Kfar Hanassi.
Moranne was stabbed to death on February 8, 2002 while walking with her boyfriend in the Peace Forest below the Sherover Promenade in Jerusalem. Moranne was a second-year law student at Haifa University and worked at the Yedioth Aharanot internet site where she was appreciated for her intelligence and interesting observations. She is survived by her parents, two brothers and a sister.