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  • Hundreds attend funeral rites in Israel for 7 Brooklyn kids

    March 23, 2015 | 8:57 am

    Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral and burial in Israel of seven children who died in a house fire in Brooklyn.

    “God Almighty took seven roses,” said their father, Gabriel Sassoon, in a eulogy at a Jerusalem cemetery on Monday afternoon, according to Ynet. “He took my...

  • The Flames of Truth

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    "Two fires taught me lessons about my life, two fires separated by nearly six decades," says the heroine of Kate Wenner's debut novel, "Setting Fires," about a documentary filmmaker and her dying father.

    The statement is also true of Wenner, a former "20/20" producer who'll speak...