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Trees to Be Planted in Memory of Sandy Hook Shooting Victims

More than 2,000 people have made contributions in memory of the young victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut to plant a grove of trees in Israel.

Over $61,000 has been raised to plant over 3,300 trees in honor of the victims of the December 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

The trees will be planted at the Beersheva River Park, a 1,700 acrew water, environmental and commercial area under development near Beersheva.

The project was conducted at the behest of Veronique Pozner, the mother of Jewish Sandy Hook victim, Noah.

About the Author: Malkah Fleisher is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York City. She is an editor/staff writer at JewishPress.com and co-hosts a weekly Israeli FM radio show. Malkah lives with her husband and two children on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.


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