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Posts Tagged: Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

January 1, 2019 11:26 am
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Pittsburgh Synagogue Celebrates ‘First Happy Occasion’ Since Deadly Mass Shooting

Congregants recently gathered for the "first happy occasion" at the Tree Of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh since the Oct. 27 massacre in which 11 worshipers were murdered...

December 17, 2018 11:23 am
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Memorial for Pittsburgh Synagogue Victims Vandalized at Pomona College

JNS.org - A mural at Pomona College that reads “Antisemitism exists. Acknowledge it” in remembrance of the deadliest attack in American Jewish history has been defaced...

December 5, 2018 7:28 am
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The Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting, Hanukkah, and Jewish Unity

Below is an excerpt of a speech written for a memorial service held in Kokomo, Indiana for the victims of the attack on the Tree Of...

November 28, 2018 10:55 am
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Rabbis Say Prayers After 30-Day Period Mourning 11 Lost Jewish Lives In Pittsburgh

JNS.org - Thirty days after the deadliest attack in American Jewish history, the Rabbinical Assembly—the worldwide association of Conservative rabbis—distributed to its members pieces of...

November 13, 2018 11:18 am
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Pittsburgh and the Uniqueness of Antisemitism

Antisemitism is frequently viewed as “the canary in the coal mine.” It signals a more general climate of prejudice that manifests itself in an increasing...

November 5, 2018 10:48 am
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Brandeis Center Launches Initiative to Train Law Students to Fight Antisemitism

JNS.org - In the aftermath of the Oct. 27 shooting at the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue in Pittsburgh, a new initiative was launched on Friday for law...

October 31, 2018 3:54 pm
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‘This Man Took a Bullet for the Jewish People,’ Rabbi Says of Officer Injured in Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

A police officer who was wounded after being one of the first responders to arrive at the scene of Saturday's shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue...

October 30, 2018 10:23 am
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Inspired by Jewish Friend, Iranian Immigrant Raises Nearly $1 Million Online for Tree of Life Synagogue

JNS.org - Iranian immigrant Shay Khatiri created an online fundraiser for the victims of Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue in Pittsburgh after waking up on his...

October 29, 2018 11:23 am
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Empire State Building Goes Dark in Memory of Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Victims

The lights of the Empire State Building in New York City were turned off on Sunday night in honor of the victims of the Pittsburgh...

October 29, 2018 9:21 am
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Shooting Triggers Lockdowns, Then Locked Arms in Pittsburgh Community

The gunshots that tore through a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday first triggered lockdowns in houses of worship across the city. Then they brought forth an...

October 28, 2018 11:33 am
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Security Increased in France Around Jewish Places of Worship

JNS.org - After the shooting in a synagogue in Pittsburgh which left eleven people dead on Saturday, France’s Interior Minister Christophe Castaner assured that security...

October 28, 2018 10:34 am
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Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Suspect Likely Acted Alone, Official Says

The suspected gunman who killed 11 worshippers at a Pittsburgh synagogue in the most deadly attack ever on the Jewish community in the United States...

October 28, 2018 10:28 am
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Jewish Celebrities Share Messages of Solidarity, Heartbreak Following Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

A number of Jewish actors and actresses posted on Twitter messages of solidarity in the aftermath of Saturday's deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, in which 11...

October 27, 2018 1:42 pm
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Eleven Dead in Mass Shooting at Pittsburgh Synagogue

Eleven people were killed in a mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday morning. According to the local CBS affiliate KDKA, a man described...

Culture

Famed Boxer Many Pacquiao Speaks Hebrew, Talks Judaism in Meeting With Jewish Travel Vlogger

A Jewish travel vlogger met with legendary professional Filipino boxer Manny...

‘Miracle Team Israel:’ On the Road to Competing in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

JNS.org - When the Miracle Mets won the World Series in 1969, baseball...

International Judo Federation Gives Iran the Chop

JNS.org - The International Judo Federation (IJF) declared on Wednesday that Iran is forbidden from participating in any future judo...

Features

Bringing Young, Diverse Jews Together — Over Kugel

Simone Weichselbaum and Yossi Rosenberg decided it was time to shake things up. The best friends wanted to hold events...

Top This? Presidential Candidates Get Covered in Yiddishkeit

JNS.org - Along with giving out kipot to put on one’s head, Marc Daniels, a published author and the director...

World

Video Footage of April Attack at Southern California Synagogue Shown at Cou...

Disturbing video footage of the deadly April attack at the Chabad of Poway synagogue in southern California was shown on...

Israel

Israel’s Netanyahu Clings to Power as Coalition Talks Loom

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced Israeli media headlines on Friday suggesting power is slipping from his grasp after an election in which he trails his main rival with nearly all votes...

Middle East

Small But Rare Protests in Egypt After Online Call for Dissent

Hundreds protested in central Cairo and several other Egyptian cities late on Friday against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, responding to an online call for a demonstration against government corruption, witnesses...

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