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Olive Tree Planting Ceremony in Memory of Lori Gilbert

Olive trees planted in Israel in memory of Poway Synagogue shooting victim

25 olive trees were planted at a ceremony in southern Israel in memory of Lori Gilbert-Kaye, who was tragically shot and killed in an antisemitic attack just over a year ago.

Hanukkah observance in Washington

Biden releases plan to combat hate crimes on anniversary of Poway shooting

Biden’s three-point plan would increase the $90 million the Department of Homeland Security now hands out for securing nonprofit institutions by “multiples.”

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
28/04/2020
A candlelight vigil is held at Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church for victims of a shooti

Digital ceremony marks anniversary of Poway Chabad synagogue shooting

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon, the US Special Envoy for Combating Antisemitism Elan Carr and UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom or Religion and Belief Dr. Ahmed Shaheed spoke at the event.

A CANDLELIGHT VIGIL is held at Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church for victims of the atta

Poway Synagogue shooting - One year on

The distilled Shabbat services and the memorial unable to be held is a stark contrast to last year, when after the attack thousands showed up to mourn Kaye's death in a San Diego vigil.

19/04/2020

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.

Muslims are inveterately hostile to Jews: False narrative

Muslims are speaking out – and acting out – every day in defense of Jews who are under attack.

Chabad of Poway

Poway shooting survivor sues synagogue, citing lax security

Officials at Chabad of Poway did not immediately return an emailed request seeking comment on the lawsuit.

By EMMANUEL MORGAN/TNS
08/12/2019
Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, injured in the recent shooting at the synagogue in Poway

Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein retires seven months after Chabad of Poway attack

Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, 58, who founded the Chabad of Poway in 1996, retired this week, the synagogue announced.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
18/11/2019

Washington Watch: Bad inspiration

“Why did you come here and invade my country?” a 61-year-old white man shouted at Mahoud Villalaz in Milwaukee this weekend before tossing battery acid in his face and eyes.

Governor Wolf Joins Pittsburgh in Mourning After Tragic Shooting in the Tree of Life Synagogue

The threats to our synagogues are even greater, one year after the Pittsburgh massacre

Unfortunately, the risks haven’t diminished – to the contrary, they have increased for synagogues, schools and community centers across the country.

By ALLEN FAGIN
28/10/2019
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