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Posts Tagged: Pittsburgh synagogue

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 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 10:44 am
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An International View of the Pittsburgh Murders

The killing of 11 Jews at an American synagogue has now inserted itself into a sequence of other murders targeting Jews and their institutions in...

November 2, 2018 11:38 am
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Yes, Freedom of Speech, but Not Freedom to Hate

Adapted from remarks delivered at a community vigil at the Miami Beach Holocaust Memorial on Oct 27th, 2018.  Ladies and gentlemen, as you know, there is...

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 29, 2018 8:22 am
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Rabbi Vows Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre ‘Will Not Break Us’

The rabbis of the Pittsburgh synagogue where a gunman massacred 11 worshippers during Sabbath prayers urged mourners at an interfaith memorial service on Sunday to...

October 29, 2018 8:09 am
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Man Charged With Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre Due in Court

The man charged with shooting 11 worshippers to death at a Pittsburgh synagogue, marking the deadliest ever attack on America's Jewish community, was due to...

October 28, 2018 7:27 am
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Names of Dead, Possible Motive to Be Released in Mass Shooting at Pittsburgh Synagogue

The names of those shot dead by a gunman yelling "All Jews must die" will be released on Sunday after the deadliest attack on the...

October 27, 2018 9:55 pm
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Who Is Robert Bowers, the Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Suspect?

The suspect in Saturday's mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue is a 46-year-old local man named Robert Bowers who posted virulent antisemitic messages on social...

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

Poll Reveals One Third of British Voters Believe Labour Party Leader Jeremy...

A new poll has revealed that a third of British voters believe controversial Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is an...

Israel

El Al Now Offers Wi-Fi on Israel-North America Flights

CTech - Israel’s national airline El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. now offers in-flight Wi-Fi services in trans-Atlantic flights to North America, the company announced Sunday. In July, El Al officially...

Middle East

Syria’s Assad: United States Will Sell Out Those Relying on It

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned on Sunday the United States would not protect those depending on it, in reference to Kurdish fighters who control much of the north. "We say to...

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