First four of 11 Jewish victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting laid to rest

October 31, 2018 by JNS
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The first of the 11 victims of Saturday’s shooting at the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue in Pittsburgh, where a gunman killed 11 people and injured six others, was laid to rest on Tuesday.

Daniel Stein

More than 1,800 people—some from across the country—came to offer their condolences to the family of brothers David Rosenthal, 54, and Cecil Rosenthal, 59, at Rodef Shalom, another synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighbourhood where the shooting occurred.

Services were also held for Jerry Rabinowitz, a 66-year-old family physician, and retiree Daniel Stein, 71, whose name was the first to be publicized as one of the perished.

Below is the funeral schedule for the other victims.

  • Wednesday: Joyce Fienberg, 75, and Melvin Wax, 87
  • Thursday: Sylvan Simon, 88, and Bernice Simon, 84; Richard Gottfried, 65
  • Friday: Rose Mallinger, 97

Funeral arrangements had not been announced for Irving Younger, 69.



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