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Posts Tagged: Pittsburgh massacre

November 11, 2018 11:21 am
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Pittsburgh, Politics, and the President

JNS.org - Antisemitism hovered like a ghost, especially after the Pittsburgh massacre, over the US midterm elections, and it has unexpectedly become a key word for...

November 4, 2018 8:57 pm
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Jewish Nurse Who Treated Pittsburgh Shooter Is Son of Rabbi, Experienced Antisemitic Bullying as a Child

The nurse who treated Pittsburgh murderer Robert Bowers after he killed 11 people at the Tree of Life synagogue last Saturday is both Jewish and...

November 4, 2018 8:15 pm
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Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Wears Star of David Cleats to Honor Tree of Life Victims

Ben Roethlisberger, quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers football team, will be wearing special cleats emblazoned with the Star of David during Sunday's game against the...

November 4, 2018 9:39 am
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How Social Media Is Undermining the Fight Against Antisemitism

When 11 Jews were murdered during a Shabbat service last week, the first response for most American Jews was to take to Twitter or Facebook.  Most...

October 30, 2018 1:51 pm
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Tears Will Be Shed Today

I’ve been staring at my screen for the last few hours trying to work out my feelings about the Pittsburgh massacre. I’ve been trying to...

October 30, 2018 12:48 pm
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The Danger of Blaming Trump for Pittsburgh

The Jewish community’s overwhelming sense of shock and grief at the senseless, callous, brutal mass murder of 11 people at the Tree of Life Congregation...

October 30, 2018 12:44 pm
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Journalists Exploit Pittsburgh Attack to Bolster Their Own Biases

JNS.org - It was only a matter of time until partisan journalists began to exploit the tragic massacre of Jewish worshipers at the Tree of...

October 30, 2018 12:26 pm
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The Disease of Antisemitism Infects Everyone

JNS.org - It was a gray and drizzly day in Pittsburgh in what is usually a beautiful place, green and fresh, when a synagogue was...

October 30, 2018 11:27 am
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It Really Can Happen in America Too

The depths of heartbreak as a result of the massacre at the Tree of Life congregation sickens as well as hits unbelievable heights of sadness...

October 30, 2018 11:05 am
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Death in Pittsburgh

The massacre of eleven Jews in a synagogue in Pittsburgh is not just about current antisemitism. Of course, the leprosy of antisemitism is as deep...

October 29, 2018 11:37 am
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When Culture Crumbles, the Attacks Start

JNS.org - Immediately after 11 people were murdered at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday, media pundits and politicians began their political bean-counting: Whom...

October 29, 2018 11:21 am
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United Against Hate

JNS.org - This week, we should all bow our heads and let a tear fall. But when it is over, we need to double and...

October 29, 2018 10:17 am
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Politicizing the Massacre of Eleven Pittsburgh Jews Must Stop

This past Saturday, the Jewish day of rest, a middle-aged man burst into a baby-naming service at a Pittsburgh synagogue. What followed was the deadliest...

October 29, 2018 9:41 am
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Antisemitism: An Abhorrent Aberration in the USA

The October 27, 2018 massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue, in Pittsburgh, PA, was an egregious reminder that since the early 17th century, antisemitism...

Culture

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

Kansas Treasurer Introduces Bill Permitting the State to Invest in Israel B...

JNS.org - Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner has introduced a bill that would allow Kansas to invest in Israel Bonds. “This legislation is...

Israel

Moshe Feiglin Says Zehut Will Be ‘Surprise’ Party in Israel’s Upcomin...

JNS.org - Zehut leader Moshe Feiglin believes that his party will be the dark horse, or the “surprise,” of the upcoming...

Middle East

Islamic State on Brink of Defeat in Syria Enclave

Remaining civilians are expected to be evacuated from Islamic State's final enclave in eastern Syria on Thursday, US-backed forces said, clearing the way for them to wipe out the last...

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