Youngest child slaughtered was Jewish
A Jewish family is among those mourning in Newtown, Connecticut. The youngest child murdered Noah Pozner turned six last month. It is believed his twin sister survived the massacre.
Noah Pozner will be laid to rest on Sunday. Nathan had an older sister, 8, also at Sandy Hook school. She survived. Twenty children were murdered.
Rabbi Shaul Praver of the Newtown’s Congregation Adath Israel has said on the synagogue’s web site : “We are saddened by the loss of our friends and neighbors in this tragedy and ask for your prayers for Noah Pozner’s family at this time.”
J-Wire has sent the following message to Rabbi Praver:
J-Wire is a Jewish online publication focusing on the Australian and New Zealand Jewish communities.
We wish whatever comfort is possible to the Pozner family and to all the other families whose lives have been shattered by this terrible and meaningless slaughter.
A long life to them and Australian and New Zealand Jewry will surely respond to your request for prayer…
President Danny Lamm of the The Executive Council of Australian Jewry and president Stephen Goodman of the New Zealand Jewish Council have added heart-felt condolences from the Jewish communities of both countries to the Pozner family and to all others grieving at this time.