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Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre

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

More than 1,800 people came to offer their condolences to the families and friends of those who will be laid to rest this week.

Daniel Stein, 71, was shot dead by a lone gunman, along with 10 other Jewish worshippers, at the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27, 2018.
Daniel Stein, 71, was shot dead by a lone gunman, along with 10 other Jewish worshippers, at the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27, 2018.

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, were laid to rest on Tuesday.

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 neighborhood 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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