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Biden, Harris make statements marking 3 years since the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

'Hate never goes away, it only hides; and if we give hate oxygen, it can consume,' Biden said.

What the Tree of Life shooting revealed about American Jewry

The universal outpouring of support after the shooting also showed American Jewish life at its best.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
20/10/2021

Three years to the Pittsburgh shooting - here's what I learned

Beth Kissileff's husband was in the basement of the Tree of Life synagogue when the shooter entered. "I certainly feel that our lives are in God’s hands."

By BETH KISSILEFF
14/09/2021
POLICE TAPE (Illustrative)

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

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

Yo-Yo Ma perform in ceremony honoring Pittsburgh shooting victims - watch

The ceremony also included several prayers for the souls off the deceased and for healing those who survived.

Commemoration ceremony to honor those killed in Pittsburgh attack

Some of the families of congregants killed will also be in attendance at the virtual ceremony.

24/10/2020
New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly at a press conference, May 24, 2012

Former NYPD commissioner warns US Jews: Protect your communities

“We are in a dangerous place in history,” Raymond Kelly warned.

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
POLICE TAPE (Illustrative)

Families of victims of Pittsburgh Tree of Life shooting will receive $3m.

About $5.45 million were raised from individual donors following the attack and sent directly to the Tree of Life congregation.

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