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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

Patriots Owner Kraft Apologizes in First Statement Since Charges

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft apologized on Saturday in his first public statement since he was charged for soliciting...

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...

Israel’s Other Founding Fathers and a Vanquished World

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019). “Time...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

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

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

World

Brexit Up in the Air as May Faces Possible Plot, Parliament Tries to Grab C...

The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May faced a...

Israel

Heads of State: Honduras to Open Diplomatic Mission in Jerusalem, Romania t...

The prime minister of Romania announced on Sunday that her country will move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, while the...

Middle East

Islamic State ‘Caliphate’ Defeated, Yet Threat Persists

US-backed forces proclaimed the capture of Islamic State's last territory in Syria on Saturday, eliminating its rule over a self-proclaimed "caliphate," but the jihadists remain a threat from sleeper cells...

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