A Tale of Two Shivas
These victims were the weakest. Like Amalek in Exodus, the killer attacked the rear guard, those in the back: the elderly, those with special needs - and he did not ask a single one whether they supported admitting refugees. Because to the bigot, it never matters.
- Joyce Fienberg, 75, of Oakland;
- Richard Gottfried, 65, of Ross;
- Rose Mallinger, 97, of Squirrel Hill;
- Jerry Rabinowitz, 66, of Edgewood;
- Cecil Rosenthal, 59, of Squirrel Hill, and David Rosenthal, 54, of Squirrel Hill;
- married couple Bernice Simon, 84, of Wilkinsburg; Sylvan Simon, 86, of Wilkinsburg;
- Daniel Stein, 71, of Squirrel Hill;
- Melvin Wax, 87, of Squirrel Hill;
- Irving Younger, 69, of Mount Washington.