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Jewish Victim of Newtown School Massacre Was Just Six Years Old

December 16, 2012 12:19 pm 1 comment

6 year old Noah Pozner was the youngest victim of the Sandy Hook massacre.

A 6-year-old Jewish boy, Noah Ponzer, was the youngest of 26 victims in the massive school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, NPR reported.

Rabbi Shaul Praver, leader of Temple Adath Israel in Newtown, spoke to the radio station about the tragedy on Saturday.

“I told [Noah Ponzer’s] mother that was grieving that I personally believe in the eternity of the soul and that I believe that she will see her son again someday,” Praver said. “And other than that theological comment, the rest of it was getting her to think about just taking a breath and not trying to plan the rest of her life out right now. You know, she goes, what am I going to do without my baby? And just trying to get her to literally survive the moment.”

Praver was also interviewed on Israel’s Army Radio.

“Today’s culture revolves around violence; we need to teach our children the path of peace. We need to change everything,” he said, according to Israel Hayom.

1 Comment

  • How can anyone…especially a RABBI – attempt to console a mother whose 6-year old chid has been brutally murdered by some asshole madman? Will a court give him a death sentence? It’s doubtful. We hafta feel sorry for the killer. he pro’bly had a mean daddy…y’know. He couldn’t help it. He din’t know no better…but ya can’t kill him for THAT, now, can ya???

    Let’s start a fund for the killer’s defence…who will contribute the first nickel?

    All in favor of a verdict of innocence due to a sad up=brining please raise yer hands!!

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