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Posts Tagged: Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

November 14, 2018 4:53 pm

House Antisemitism Task Force Praises Unanimous Passage of Condemnation of Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre

The House of Representatives Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism praised the passage on Wednesday of a bipartisan resolution denouncing the Oct. 27 massacre of...

November 9, 2018 12:28 pm

NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins Donate Nearly $350K to Shooting Victims

The Pittsburgh Penguins donated nearly $350,000 Thursday to the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh to benefit victims and families of the shootings at the Tree of Life Synagogue in...

November 9, 2018 10:38 am

After 80 Years, Antisemitism Endures, but So Does Our Resolve to Confront It

This article was originally published in the Miami Herald. One week after the murder of 11 worshipers at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Shabbat,...

November 8, 2018 2:29 pm

Bill Condemning Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre Introduced in House of Representatives

A bipartisan resolution denouncing the Oct. 27 massacre of 11 Jewish worshipers at a synagogue in Pittsburgh by a white supremacist gunman was introduced in the...

November 5, 2018 9:03 pm

Pope Condemns Antisemitism Amid Increase in Attacks on Jews

Pope Francis called on Monday for the eradication of antisemitism following an increase in attacks and hate crimes against Jews in several countries and said...

November 2, 2018 2:31 pm

At Last of Funerals for Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre Victims, Family and Friends Pay Tribute to ‘Bubbie’ Rose Mallinger

Mourners gathered in Pittsburgh on Friday for the funeral of the last and oldest of 11 victims gunned down in a massacre at a synagogue,...

November 1, 2018 11:07 am

Amid Pittsburgh Funerals, Synagogue Massacre Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

Appearing defiant and swaggering, the man charged with killing 11 worshipers in a Pittsburgh synagogue, pleaded not guilty on Thursday in a federal court as...

November 1, 2018 8:36 am

Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre Suspect to Be Arraigned

The avowed antisemite accused of opening fire in a Pittsburgh synagogue and killing 11 worshipers is scheduled to appear in federal court on Thursday, as...

October 31, 2018 3:37 pm

Fighting Fire With Fire: US Jews Train to Stop Repeat of Pittsburgh Shooting

David Ortner adjusted his yarmulke, cocked his pistol and took aim -- something he wishes a civilian had done to defend Pittsburgh's Tree of Life...

October 31, 2018 3:12 pm

Pittsburgh Buries Three More Shooting Victims as Suspect Faces New Charges

Federal prosecutors added more charges, including religious hate crimes, against the man accused of killing 11 Jews in a Pittsburgh synagogue, according to an indictment...

October 31, 2018 2:23 pm

Commemorating Pittsburgh Victims, UN Secretary-General Guterres Denounces ‘Stupid Crime’ of Antisemitism

The secretary-general of the United Nations on Wednesday denounced antisemitism as the "oldest hatred of humankind" during an address at a memorial service in New York...

October 31, 2018 1:04 pm

American Jewry ‘Lost Its Innocence This Week,’ Community Leader Says After Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre

American Jewry "lost its innocence this week," a top community leader told The Algemeiner on Tuesday, as the first of the funerals for the 11...

October 31, 2018 10:00 am

Special Editorial: #WeAreAllJews

The following is a joint editorial drafted by Jane Eisner, Editor-in-Chief of The Forward, and Dovid Efune, Editor-in-Chief and CEO of The Algemeiner, and signed...

October 31, 2018 8:32 am

Trump Visits Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre Site, as Funerals for Victims Get Underway

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday visited the Pittsburgh synagogue attacked by an antisemitic gunman and lit candles for each of the 11 slain worshipers,...


Devastated California Jewish Communities Fight Fire with Light - Their voices filled with emotion, Chabad rabbis from across California made clear their determination to help people in...

Trauma and Terror: The View From Israel’s South

The sound of crunching under my feet made me wince. Amidst the debris, lay the belongings of the residents of a four-story...


Business as Usual as UN Committee Passes Nine Resolutions Slamming Israel i...

A special committee of the United Nations General Assembly on Friday voted in favor of nine resolutions attacking the State...


US Opposes UN Golan Resolution, Wins Israeli Praise

The United States opposed on Friday for the first time an annual draft resolution at the United Nations calling on Israel to rescind its authority over the occupied Golan Heights,...

Middle East

CIA Believes Saudi Crown Prince Ordered Journalist’s Killing

The CIA believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, complicating President Donald Trump's...