Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

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 at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh
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.

POLICE TAPE at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh
How Muslims helped me work through the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

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.

By BETH KISSILEFF/JTA
21/02/2020
Rabbi Jeffrey Myers of the Tree of Life synagogue walks after speaking to reporters on October 29
Pittsburgh rabbi said Monsey attack was an 'oh no, not again' moment

On Saturday night in Monsey, an intruder injured five people with a machete at a Hanukkah party held at the home of a rabbi.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
01/01/2020
There will still be antisemitism in 2020 – here’s why

The Internet allows messages of hate to spread unbridled – and no one has figured out how to control them.

We can make a difference and be safe

Horrific events, whether vandalization or murder, are on the rise in America.

By SHERIDAN A. BAHAR
23/12/2019
What is the situation of American Jews, if Trump needed to issue an EO?

Aspects of the executive order promoted feverish denunciation by Jewish left-wingers, who vehemently objected to Jewishness being attributed to nationhood in any way.

Tom Hanks, left, and Mister Rogers, whom he portrays in a film about the famed TV show host.
In the Jewish heart of Pittsburgh, Mister Rogers was actually our neighbor

Fred Rogers lived in Squirrel Hill, and for 33 years he filmed “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” at the nearby WQED studios.

By DORIT SASSON/JTA
05/12/2019
U.S. Secret Service Uniformed Division officers detain a man in front of the White House during a Fo
Jewish community to receive security training from U.S. Secret Service

The training event in Memphis, Tennessee, is organized by the Secure Community Network.

Time capsule from 1906 uncovered at former Tree of Life building site

One of the most surprising discoveries was a Heinz pickle pin believed to be made out of ceramic.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
06/11/2019
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