Ahmed Ismail was a 12-year-old Palestinian boy mistakenly killed by Israeli troops in the town of Jenin. Yet another opportunity for Palestinian anger?
Not in this case, because his parents decided to have
His organs were transplanted into five Israeli children and a woman aged 58.
His father, Ismail, said saving lives was more important than religion, and added: "I feel that my son has entered the heart of every Israeli."
This is only considered remarkable because usually only Hamas' point of view ever gets headlines.
"I have taken this decision because I have a message for the world: that the Palestinian people want peace - for everyone," he told the AFP news agency.
"We have no problem whether it is an Israeli or a Palestinian [who receives his organs] because it will give them life," added the boy's mother, Ablah Khatib.
Ahmed's kidneys, liver, heart and lungs were transplanted into Israelis including Jews, Arabs and a Druze girl, medical officials said.