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What part of Biden’s Tree of Life statement worried the left and right?

US President Joe Biden’s statement for the Tree of Life anniversary used a term that worries parts of both the left and the right.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
29/10/2021

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

New Yorkers still haunted by 9/11 after 20 years

US AFFAIRS: ‘It's been 20 years, but It’s still hard to talk about.’

11/09/2021

Biden accused of lying about visiting Tree of Life Synagogue

Biden seemed to start out recalling visiting the synagogue, but mid-sentence changed his recollection to speaking with someone.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
04/09/2021

OU rebukes GOP-led PA legislature for cutting nonprofit security funding

Less than 3 years after the Tree of Life shooting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania legislature plans to cut security funding for nonprofits to zero.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
08/07/2021
Doni Zasloff and Eric Lindberg are Nefesh Mountain.

Anne Frank’s optimism gets a bluegrass twang in Nefesh Mountain’s new song

The song relates Frank’s observations to their daughter’s comment and ultimately urges their daughter to look for lessons in the famous Holocaust diary on her own.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
10/06/2021
Governor Wolf Joins Pittsburgh in Mourning After Tragic Shooting in the Tree of Life Synagogue

Pittsburgh family restores Tree of Life's stained-glass windows

It's part of a planned renovation of parts of the Tree of Life grounds. Daniel Libeskind, an internationally known architect, is leading the project.

By TNS
08/06/2021

Tree of Life synagogue to be renovated by Daniel Libeskind

Libeskind, the son of Holocaust survivor parents, was selected unanimously by Tree of Life’s board of trustees. He is also the son of Holocaust survivors.

By TOBY TABACHNICK/JTA
05/05/2021
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