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POLICE TAPE at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh

Two years after shooting, Pittsburgh becomes hub for white supremacists

The city has become a symbol and pilgrimage site of a far more insidious sort: for white supremacists who see the Tree of Life gunman as an inspiration.

By BEN SALES/JTA
20/11/2020

Tom Hanks, Billy Porter join Tree of Life's upcoming campaign

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Joanne Rogers will also be a part of the "REMEMBER. REBUILD. RENEW." campaign

A moving collection of essays on the Tree of Life terror attack

Two years after the attack, 23 members of the community explore different facets of the attack and the aftermath.

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
11/11/2020

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh surviving pandemic through grit, finesse

Before the onset of the coronavirus outbreak, the Pittsburgh JCC had been on a positive financial track, having just paid off all of its long-term debts with the fees from its 20,000 members.

White supremacist who called for violence against Pittsburgh Jews released

Hardy Lloyd, who has served repeated stints in prison, is a well known extremist in the Pittsburgh area.

By BEN SALES/JTA
09/10/2020
A neo Nazi attends a rally in Budapest October 23, 2009

Pittsburgh Jews urged to be vigilant as neo-Nazi released into community

Hardy Lloyd was sentenced to two years for inciting violence against Jews last year, but has now been released.

People wearing protective face masks use a smartphone on a street amid coronavirus (COVID-19) concer

Youth more affected by coronavirus than elderly in Jewish community study

Seniors reported to have had less stress at the hand of mental health decline caused by social isolation than youth, in addition to more financial ease.

11/08/2020

Coronavirus vaccine candidate can be applied like band-aid

Chemically, the vaccine works the same way as flu shots. The vaccine includes lab-made pieces of the virus in order to build the body's immunity.

16/06/2020

Arrivals: Drs. Joel, 69 and Tova Weinberg, 66

From Pittsburgh to Jerusalem, 2019.

By SUSAN DE LA FUENTE
09/04/2020
Governor Wolf Joins Pittsburgh in Mourning After Tragic Shooting in the Tree of Life Synagogue

Families of Pittsburgh synagogue victims to get $3 million from fund

The distributions were based on the recommendations of an independent committee convened by the federation that delivered its report in February.

By BEN HARRIS/JTA
11/03/2020
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