The Victims of Kiryat Malakhi Attack: Mira Scharf, Itzik Amsalem, Aharon Smadja

Scharf, her husband, and their three children were the main Chabad emissaries in Pune, India; Amsalem was a newly religious Jew studying in yeshiva; Aharon Smadja was a 'guy who only how to do good for people'.

When the siren sounded at about 8:45 A.M. on Thursday in Kiryat Malakhi, Itzik Amsalem's mother implored him to take cover, but he insisted on photographing the Iron Dome at work. Aharon Smadja, their neigbhor in the building, heard them arguing and came into their apartment. Mira Scharf was renting an apartment next door with her family before they were to return to New Delhi, where she and her husband were...