Bodies of 7 siblings, ages 5 to 16, killed in Brooklyn glow being laid to rest in Israel

JERUSALEM — Seven Jewish siblings who were killed in a harmful New York chateau glow over a weekend were being laid to rest Monday after being flown to Israel for burial.

Dozens of mourners, including a arch rabbi of Israel, attended a romantic service, that was regularly interrupted by anguished cries.

“Why seven?” Seven pleasing lilies,” their father, Gabriel Sasson, cried out during a eulogy. “So pure. So pure.”

 

A chateau is sealed off after a overnight glow occurred on Saturday, Mar 21, 2015, in a Brooklyn precinct of New York. The glow raged by a chateau early Saturday, murdering 7 children and withdrawal dual other people in vicious condition, authorities said.

A chateau is sealed off after a overnight glow occurred on Saturday, Mar 21, 2015, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The glow raged by a chateau early Saturday, murdering 7 children and withdrawal dual other people in vicious condition, authorities said. []

The bodies of a Sassoon siblings, ages 5 to 16, were flown to Israel overnight from New York and whisked divided to Jerusalem in a procession escorted by police.

The bodies, wrapped in shrouds, were displayed on stretchers for a commemorative use in a room swarming with dozens of mourners. After a service, they were to be buried during Jerusalem’s categorical cemetery.

David Lau, Israel’s arch rabbi for Ashkenazi — or European — Jews, described a glow as an accursed tragedy and urged a family to sojourn strong. “Each one is a flower in God’s garden,” he said.

The glow has cracked a ultra-Orthodox Jewish village in a Midwood community of Brooklyn. Investigators trust it was caused when a prohibited plate, left on for a Jewish Sabbath, malfunctioned, environment off abandon that incinerated a stairs of their home, trapping a children in their second-floor bedrooms as they slept.

The glow killed 3 girls and 4 boys. Both a mom and a daughter — Gayle Sassoon and 14-year-old Siporah Sassoon — sojourn in vicious condition.

 

Chief of Department James Leonard leaves a stage of a chateau glow in Brooklyn.

Chief of Department James Leonard leaves a stage of a chateau glow in Brooklyn. [ (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)]

The tragedy had some reconsidering a use of gripping prohibited plates on for a Sabbath, a common complicated process of obeying tradition prohibiting a use of glow on a holy day.

Israeli media have pronounced a family lived in Jerusalem before relocating to New York dual years ago.

Alon Edri, who identified himself as a rabbi and relations of a family, pronounced it was poignant for a eremite family to be buried in a Holy Land.

“We trust that being buried in Israel is critical since all of your sins are afterwards absolved,” he said.

Neighborhood children demeanour on nearby a stage of a glow in Brooklyn that killed 7.

Neighborhood children demeanour on nearby a stage of a glow in Brooklyn that killed 7. [ (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)]

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