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Posts Tagged: Tree of Life synagogue

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...

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 18, 2018 11:32 am
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New England Patriots Pay Respect to Tree of Life Synagogue Victims

JNS.org - Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, visited the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday to pay his respects to...

November 25, 2018 11:17 am
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Jewish Band Haim Sells Hanukkah Shirt to Support Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue

The pop rock band Haim is selling a Hanukkah-inspired shirt and proceeds of all sales will be donated to the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, where...

November 11, 2018 11:21 am
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Pittsburgh, Politics, and the President

JNS.org - Antisemitism hovered like a ghost, especially after the Pittsburgh massacre, over the US midterm elections, and it has unexpectedly become a key word for...

November 4, 2018 8:57 pm
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Jewish Nurse Who Treated Pittsburgh Shooter Is Son of Rabbi, Experienced Antisemitic Bullying as a Child

The nurse who treated Pittsburgh murderer Robert Bowers after he killed 11 people at the Tree of Life synagogue last Saturday is both Jewish and...

November 4, 2018 8:15 pm
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Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Wears Star of David Cleats to Honor Tree of Life Victims

Ben Roethlisberger, quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers football team, will be wearing special cleats emblazoned with the Star of David during Sunday's game against the...

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 4:35 pm
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Howard University Distances Itself From Professor Who Claimed Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre Was ‘Strictly Political’, Not Hate Crime

Howard University in Washington, DC, has dissociated itself from a former faculty member who claimed that the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre was a "strictly political" attack, as...

October 31, 2018 8:32 am
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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,...

October 30, 2018 4:16 pm
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European Jewish Security Body on Pittsburgh Massacre: ‘American Jewry Is Only Now at Beginning of Long Journey’

The European Jewish Congress’ Security and Crisis Centre's CEO said on Tuesday that American Jews were "only now at the beginning of a long journey"...

October 30, 2018 3:52 pm
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Is America Any Different When It Comes to Antisemitism?

On November 9th, communities around the world will mark the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the infamous antisemitic pogrom that symbolized the acceleration of Hitler’s murderous campaign...

October 30, 2018 2:08 pm
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Pittsburgh Bids Farewell to Rosenthal Brothers Murdered in Synagogue Massacre – ‘The Sweetest Human Beings You Could Ever Meet’

The first of the funerals of the 11 victims of Saturday's antisemitic massacre in Pittsburgh took place on Tuesday afternoon, as almost 2,000 mourners bade...

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...

Features

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,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

World

University of Essex Ratifies Jewish Society After Controversy, Suspends Lec...

The University of Essex on Friday announced the immediate establishment of a Jewish society that was previously voted against by...

Israel

Israeli Gunfire Kills Gaza Rioter at Border Demonstration

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager and wounded around 40 others at a protest attended by thousands on the Gaza Strip border on Friday, Gaza health officials said. Israel's military...

Middle East

Syria Kurds Evacuate Civilians From Islamic State Redoubt, Hail Trump Troop...

Kurdish-led forces in Syria said they would complete the evacuation of thousands of civilians from Islamic State's last redoubt in...

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