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Here are the names of the 11 victims of the Squirrel Hill synagogue shooting

November 18, 2018

Officials at a news conference Sunday morning at Allegheny County Emergency Services shared the names of the victims of the deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood.

They are:

Joyce Fienberg, 75, of Oakland

Tree of Life Congregation shooting victim Joyce Fienberg expertly balanced work and family demands, according to one of her former colleagues.

Richard Gottfried, 65, of Ross Township

Rose Mallinger, 97, of Squirrel Hill

Jerry Rabinowitz, 66, of Edgewood

Patients, coworkers and friends were stunned to learn Sunday that long-time physician Dr. Jerry Rabinowitz was among the 11 gunned down at the Tree of Life Congregation a day earlier.

Cecil Rosenthal, 59, and David Rosenthal, 54, of Squirrel Hill

(Cecil and David Rosenthal are brothers)

Cecil Rosenthal, 59, and David Rosenthal, 54, both of Squirrel Hill, were among the 11 victims of the synagogue shooting Saturday in Squirrel Hill.

Bernice Simon, 84, and Sylvan Simon, 87, of Wilkinsburg

​​​​​​(Bernice and Sylvan are husband and wife)

Bernice Simon, 84, and her husband Sylvan Simon, 86, were killed Saturday when a gunman tore through Tree of Life Congregation synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood. It was the same place they wed in a December 1956 candlelight ceremony.

Daniel Stein, 71, of Squirrel Hill

Daniel Stein, who once served as president of the New Light Congregation, was among the 11 people killed inside a Squirrel Hill synagogue.

Melvin Wax, 88, of Squirrel Hill

Melvin Wax was the first to arrive at New Light Congregation in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood — and the last to leave.

Irving Younger, 69, of Mt. Washington

Irving Younger could be quiet, but longtime neighbors said that once you got him talking, it didn’t take long to catch on to his two greatest passions: his faith and his family.

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