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Posts Tagged: Pittsburgh shooting

January 22, 2019 8:01 am
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After the Tree of Life Shooting, I Wanted to Hide — but I Knew I Couldn’t

JNS.org - It was a difficult stunt already, and this time I had to do it in front of 42,000 people during the final of the March...

November 21, 2018 10:43 am
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Pittsburgh Massacre Needs to Be a Wake-Up Call (to Arms) for Jews

In 2009, I was one of two finalists for the executive director position at the Jewish Federation of San Diego County, and they invited me...

November 9, 2018 11:27 am
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A Mourner’s Advice to the Families of the Pittsburgh Victims

To the families of the victims of the Pittsburgh massacre, I’m giving you this advice because I am a fellow survivor. My son Koby Mandell was...

November 6, 2018 1:54 pm
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What Americans Must Do After Pittsburgh to Thwart Antisemitism

"Some people don't like other people just because they're Jews," declared a main character in the 1947 Oscar-winning American classic, "A Gentleman's Agreement." The crematoria at...

November 6, 2018 10:12 am
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Israel Plays an Important Role in Fighting Antisemitism

JNS.org - Israeli Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett recently rushed to Pittsburgh to represent the government of Israel at memorial events following the terrorist massacre...

November 5, 2018 11:20 am
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‘Antisemitism Upholds White Supremacy’

JNS.org - On a sunny afternoon last Tuesday in Pittsburgh, about 200 demonstrators gathered outside the JCC in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood, a short distance...

November 5, 2018 9:53 am
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The Palestinian Response to Pittsburgh: A Contrast in Societies

JNS.org - For friends of Israel, the scenes from Pittsburgh were all too familiar. Terrorist attacks on Israeli synagogues, yeshivahs, Passover seders, and other religious sites...

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...

November 2, 2018 11:02 am
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What’s Needed Now Is Jewish Unity

Tragedy can bring out the best in people, and it can also bring out the worst. After the horrific massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh...

November 1, 2018 12:30 am
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Eighty Years After Kristallnacht, the Murder of Jews Continues

Over the course of 48 hours on November 9-10, 1938 -- now known as Kristallnacht -- 96 Jews were killed, 1,300 synagogues and 7,500 businesses...

October 29, 2018 10:09 pm
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How to Respond to the Unspeakable Tragedy in Pittsburgh

Adapted from remarks delivered at Ansche Chesed community vigil on New York's Upper West Side on Oct 27th, 2018.  How to respond to unspeakable tragedy? Even an...

October 27, 2018 7:10 pm
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Trump Says Pittsburgh Shooting Has Little to Do With Gun Laws

President Donald Trump told reporters that the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue earlier on Saturday had little to do with gun laws and that the...

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

Hebrew University Distances Itself From Lecturer Who Said Palestinian Kids ...

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem distanced itself from a professor who claimed that the Israeli military was using Palestinian children...

Israel

UK and Israel Sign Post-Brexit Free Trade Deal

The United Kingdom and Israel finalized a post-Brexit free trade agreement on Monday. British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox flew to Israel for the signing of the deal,...

Middle East

Netanyahu: Arab Countries Know Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Can’t Be ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday in Jerusalem with a visiting Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish...

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