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Jewish Children Killed in Brooklyn Fire Recorded Moving Song Just Weeks Before Their Death (VIDEO)

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A portrait of the Sassoon children posted on a Facebook page created in honor of the family. Photo: Facebook.

The seven children who died in a Friday night fire at their Brooklyn home last week recorded a moving take on a famous Jewish song just two weeks before their death.

“Many tears have fallen, many years we’re calling/Please, no more,” the Sassoon children sang, using the lyrics of Cry No More by popular Orthodox Jewish singer ­Yaakov Shwekey. “Many brokenhearted, friends lost and departed/Please, no more.”

Yaakob, 5, Sara, 6, Moshe, 8, ­Yehoshua, 10, Rivkah, 11, David, 12, and Eliane, 16, all died in the blaze on Bedford Avenue in Midwood. They were buried in Jerusalem on Monday following the funeral in Brooklyn on Sunday.

Siporah, 15, was the only sibling to survive after she jumped from the home’s second floor with her mother Gayle Sassoon, 45. The mother and daughter remain in separate hospitals in The Bronx and Staten Island. The father, Gabriel Sassoon, was away at a conference the night of the incident.

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