The distributions were based on the recommendations of an independent committee convened by the federation that delivered its report in February.
The Go Bags, as they are called, include first-aid supplies, as well as equipment such as flashlights, hammers, whistles, phone chargers, zip ties and tape to secure doors.
The first time I came to this mosque, in the Oakland neighborhood of my hometown of Pittsburgh, was Nov. 4, 2018, less than 10 days after the attack at our synagogue.
Fred Rogers lived in Squirrel Hill, and for 33 years he filmed “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” at the nearby WQED studios.
One of the most surprising discoveries was a Heinz pickle pin believed to be made out of ceramic.
City residents who own guns and accessories outlined in the bills would be grandfathered. Violators of the laws could be fined $1,000 or face up to 90 days in prison for each offense.
Pennsylvania judge strikes down restrictions on certain types of guns and high-capacity magazines passed by City of Pittsburgh.
Unfortunately, the risks haven’t diminished – to the contrary, they have increased for synagogues, schools and community centers across the country.
They also edited their team logo to include a Star of David and the words "Stronger than Hate." The team then donated $70,000 to the victims of the shooting.
The Community Day School is located about a mile from the Tree of Life Synagogue building where one year ago 11 worshippers were killed in a shooting attack.