Little Gabriel was Named for Mumbai Victim (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Gil Ronen 03/21/12)
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Gabriel Sandler, 3, who was gunned down at point blank range in
Toulouse Monday, was named after Rav Gavriel Holtzberg, who was
murdered in Mumbai just before he was born. Rabbi Shimon Rosenberg
told Arutz Sheva that he was informed of this by a member of the
The rabbi said that the murder in Toulouse brings back the memory of
the terrible day, 39 months ago, when he lost his daughter Rivki
Holtzberg and her husband Rav Gavriel Holtzberg. The fact that one of
the victims was named for Gavriel makes the event even more chilling
for him, he said.
With a shaking voice, Rav Rosenberg quoted Psalms 30:10, which asks G-
d: "What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit?"
The rabbi then asked: "G-d, what do you want from our blood, which is
being spilled all over the world?"
Rabbi Rosenberg thanked the Israeli government for bringing the
bodies of the dead to burial in Israel. He called on people all over
the world to join forces in fighting terror, and never to say "It
won´t happen to me." (IsraelNationalNews © 2012 03/21/12)
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