pittsburgh, oct 27: a longtime member of tree of life, mallinger often prepared breakfasts for fellow congregants, and defied her age “you’ve never met a more vivacious 97-year-old,” synagogue member brian schreiber told the post-gazette mallinger “was one of the younger ones among us, i have to tell you, in terms of her spirit,” said chuck diamond, a former rabbi at tree of life, to npr “rose was wonderful ” on the day of the shooting she arrived at the synagogue with her daughter andrea wedner, 61; wedner was shot in the arm but survived

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