Noah Pozner

Lessons from Tragedy: Moving Forward After The Sandy Hook Shooting

01/03/2013
Special To The Jewish Week

Many years ago I dated a woman who was the child of Holocaust survivors. My potential future in-laws were elderly and were closer in age to my grandparents than my parents. I went to ask a great rabbi if this was cause for concern.  He responded, “Who really knows who is old and who is young?”  We have all learned with recent events that being just 6 years old can in fact be “very old.”

Israeli Grove To Be Planted To Memorialize Newtown Victims

01/02/2013

More than 2,000 people have donated funds to plant a grove of more than 3,000 trees in Israel in memory of the victims of the Newtown shooting.

A sister memorial to this one in Newtown will be planted in Israel by the Jewish National Fund. Getty Images

NoahPozner.com - Exploiting A Tragedy

When the names of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut were announced, Jewish media outlets immediately published articles about the youngest victim Noah Pozner, the 6-year-old who was laid to rest earlier this week in a traditional Jewish funeral.

Noah Pozner was the youngest of the 1st grade victims at the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

Noah Pozner: A Loving ‘Little Man’

At first Newtown funeral, 6-year-old Noah Pozner remembered.

12/18/2012

It was a eulogy for a life that had only just begun.

Veronique Pozner remembered her son Noah as a rambunctious, video-game loving “little man,” a boy with a perpetual smile and twinkly blue eyes who dreamed of becoming a doctor, a soldier or manager of a factory that makes tacos — his favorite food.

Noah Samuel Pozner, age 6, was the youngest victim of the massacre last week at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. He was laid to rest Monday, his miniature wooden casket set beneath the podium where his mother stood.

Veronique Pozner waves as she leaves the funeral of her son, who was killed at Sandy Hook School. Getty Images

Jewish Groups See Major Shift In Priority Of Gun Control

Issue returns to communal agenda in aftermath of Connecticut school massacre; consensus reached at JCPA within hours.

12/15/2012
Assistant Managing Editor

For the first time in his more than two decades at the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, Ethan Felson has been seeing an issue presented, and a consensus reached, in a matter of hours, not days.

A school bus passes a Newtown church where the funeral of a young Sandy Hook victim is taking place on Dec. 18. Getty Images
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