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Posts Tagged: Tree of Life synagogue

April 12, 2019 10:07 am
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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Honor Memories of 11 Victims of Tree of Life Shooting

JNS.org - Pennsylvania lawmakers on Wednesday honored the memory of the 11 Jewish worshippers who were killed in October 2018 at the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha...

March 1, 2019 11:24 am
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How to Prevent Another Pittsburgh

JNS.org - Last year, 11 Jewish Americans were gunned down in an attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Since then, the FBI...

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...

Culture

Jewish Celebrities Share Passover Photos on Social Media

A number of Jewish celebrities took to social media over the weekend to share pictures from their Passover Seders and...

Irish Pro-Israel Groups Condemn BDS Boycott of Eurovision Song Contest

JNS.org - Several top Irish pro-Israel groups and leaders have signed an open letter...

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in California...

Features

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

Mayor of Winnipeg Calls on Groups to Cancel Appearance by Controversial Ant...

The mayor of Winnipeg is calling on the two groups behind an upcoming "social justice" event to disinvite controversial anti-Israel...

Israel

Spotify Now Available in Hebrew

CTech - Spotify Technology SA announced Wednesday it will launch a Hebrew-supported version across all devices in upcoming weeks. Spotify became available in Israel in March 2018. The premium service is...

Middle East

Morocco’s Jewish Community to Hold First Democratic Elections in Five Dec...

JNS.org - Morocco’s Jewish community will hold its first elections in half a century to select its communal representatives. King Mohammed VI...

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