Pennsylvania Synagogue Shooting

Uplifting prayer in memorial of Pittsburgh victims

One year after the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, cantor Shai Abramson sings Kel Malei Rachamim in honor of the 11 who lost their lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2019, 2:15 PM

'I was four minutes late - and it saved my life'

81-year-old Holocaust survivor who narrowly missed Pittsburgh synagogue massacre recalls the four minute delay that saved his life.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 10/28/2019, 11:08 AM

Students at Pittsburgh school send postcards to first responders

Squirrel Hill Jewish day school students send messages to mass shooting victims.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/28/2019, 9:05 AM

Steelers to hold moment of silence for synagogue victims

Pittsburgh Steelers will hold moment of silence at the start of their Monday night game on first anniversary of Tree of Life attack.Ben Ariel, 10/28/2019, 4:43 AM

Pittsburgh memorial calls to ‘Remember. Repair. Together’

Pittsburgh Jewish community holds memorial service marking one year since the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue.Marcy Oster/JTA, 10/28/2019, 2:14 AM

Biden: Hate has torn us apart, we must end it

Former US Vice President comments on first anniversary of Pittsburgh attack.Elad Benari, 10/28/2019, 1:01 AM

The Pittsburgh synagogue massacre - one year later

Watch: The City of Pittsburgh marks one year since the Tree of Life synagogue massacre - the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in US history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2019, 9:59 PM

'A sad and terrible day for Pittsburgh'

Jewish Agency holds memorial day marking a year since deadly Pittsburgh shooting, including candle lighting and moment of silence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2019, 9:52 AM

Watch: Jews protest outside Fox News headquarters

Several Jewish groups protest outside news network's headquarters, assert it promoted Pittsburgh shooter's racist ideology.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/25/2019, 9:14 PM

1 year after Pittsburgh, funds awarded to secure Jewish schools

1 year after shooting, Pennsylvania Gov, state Legislature provide $3.2 million to secure nonpublic schools – including 9 Jewish schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2019, 6:41 PM

Pittsburgh synagogue to reopen as center for Jewish life

Tree of Life complex, where 11 people were murdered a year ago, will be rebuilt and renovated.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/19/2019, 12:13 AM

Prosecutors reject Pittsburgh shooter's request for plea deal

Federal prosecutors reject offer by accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter to plead guilty in exchange for a life sentence.JTA, 10/16/2019, 9:19 PM

Newspaper gives Pulitzer award money to Pittsburgh synagogue

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette donates $15,000 from Pulitzer prize to Tree of Life synagogue targeted by gunman in deadly 2018 attack.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/6/2019, 5:10 PM

Justice Department to seek death penalty for Pittsburgh shooter

Justice Department files for death penalty for Robert Bowers, accused of killing 11 people in attack at Tree of Life Synagogue last year.Elad Benari, 8/26/2019, 11:54 PM

Pittsburgh rabbi: No death penalty for synagogue shooter

Spiritual leader at Pittsburgh synagogue targeted by Robert Bowers urges Attorney General not to seek the death penalty for the gunman.Ben Ariel, 8/15/2019, 5:38 AM

Dayton gunman showed video of synagogue massacre on first date

Connor Betts, who murdered 9 in Ohio shooting, showed video of Pittsburgh synagogue massacre to his girlfriend during their first date.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 8/7/2019, 7:18 AM

Gun owner who praised Pittsburgh massacre to be released?

Washington, D.C., man who praised Pittsburgh murder suspect, said victims 'deserved' to die, pleads guilty to gun charge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2019, 5:01 PM

Victims of US anti-Semitic attacks center of Yom HaZikaron event

As Israel honors its fallen soldiers and victims of terror, Jewish Agency pays special tribute to victims of synagogue shootings in US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 12:56 PM

Here’s how Jewish groups are planning for the next Pittsburgh

Jewish institutions and law enforcement officials train for how to respond to car-ramming and shooting attacks on multiple targets.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 4/17/2019, 2:54 PM

Pittsburgh newspaper wins Pulitzer for synagogue attack coverage

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette awarded 2019 Pulitzer Prize in breaking news reporting.Ben Ariel, 4/16/2019, 6:42 AM

Pittsburgh approves gun-control legislation

Pittsburgh City Council approves gun-control legislation proposed in wake of massacre at Tree of Life synagogue.Ben Ariel, 4/4/2019, 3:05 AM

Pittsburgh synagogue raises money for New Zealand victims

Tree of Life Synagogue, targeted by shooting attack in October, raises more than $40,000 for victims of mosque massacres in Christchurch.Ben Ariel, 3/21/2019, 4:35 AM

More than $6.3 million raised for Pittsburgh victims

More than 8,500 people donate money for those affected by the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2019, 5:06 AM

Pittsburgh mayor visits Jerusalem memorial to victims of attack

Mayor Bill Peduto visits Jerusalem memorial to 11 victims of 2018 synagogue shooting.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/24/2019, 10:09 PM

Pittsburgh shooting survivor invited to State of the Union

Holocaust survivor and member of Tree of Life synagogue invited with policeman who was shot during attack invited to president's speech.Marcy Oster/JTA, 2/5/2019, 4:15 PM

Pittsburgh shooter charged with additional hate crimes

Robert Bowers indicted on 19 additional counts that include allegations of hate crimes.Elad Benari, 1/30/2019, 2:50 AM

Professor fired for giving Nazi salute after synagogue massacre

Connecticut college professor fired for giving Nazi salute while shouting Nazi slogans at faculty meeting days after synagogue shooting.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/27/2019, 5:58 PM

Julian Edelman's cleats yield $10k to family of shooting victims

Firm pays $10k for New England Patriots' wide receivers' game cleats to benefit families of Pittsburgh shooting victims.Penny Schwartz, JTA, 1/13/2019, 8:30 AM

Patriots' wide receiver honors Pittsburgh victims

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman, who is Jewish, pays tribute to 11 victims of shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue.Elad Benari, 12/17/2018, 5:44 AM

Anti-Semitic pamphlets distributed in Pittsburgh

Anti-Semitic pamphlets distributed in Pittsburgh, including neighborhood where Tree of Life Synagogue is located.Elad Benari, 12/10/2018, 5:12 AM

Hanukkah candle-lighting ceremony held outside Tree of Life shul

Hundreds attend Hanukkah candle-lighting at Pittsburgh synagogue where gunman murdered 11.JTA, 12/3/2018, 3:21 PM

Hundreds celebrate Hanukkah outside Pittsburgh synagogue

Public Hanukkah candle lighting ceremony held outside Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, where 11 people were murdered.Elad Benari, 12/3/2018, 5:36 AM

Worshipper shot in Pittsburgh attack released from hospital

70-year-old worshipper who was critically wounded in shooting attack last month at synagogue released from hospital in Pittsburgh.JTA, 11/28/2018, 9:35 PM

A human Jewish Star in memory of the murdered

Jewish bloggers and journalists from more than 30 countries form human Jewish star with the number 11 in memory of the Pittsburgh victims.Ben Ariel, 11/26/2018, 11:37 PM

2,000 handmade Jewish stars hung throughout Pittsburgh

Thousands of handcrafted Stars of David hung up throughout Pittsburgh in memory of the victims of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting.JTA, 11/19/2018, 7:21 AM

US House approves resolution condemning Pittsburgh massacre

Bipartisan resolution condemning anti-Semitic attack on Tree of Life synagogue unanimously approved.Elad Benari, 11/15/2018, 2:39 AM

'Friend' of synagogue shooter called massacre 'dry run'

Man who claimed to be friend of synagogue shooting suspect on social media arrested on firearm charge after making disturbing statements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2018, 6:09 PM

Hockey fan donates $19,000 prize to synagogue shooting victims

Washington Capitals hockey fan donates winnings from raffle to fund benefiting those wounded in synagogue massacre.JTA, 11/14/2018, 7:23 AM

Tom Hanks joins rally in honor of victims of synagogue massacre

Actors Tom Hanks, Michael Keaton join hundreds at rally honoring 11 slain in PIttsburgh synagogue massacre.JTA, 11/12/2018, 7:15 AM

In every generation, they rise upon us...

We were taught. History is an arc that bends towards justice. and It can’t happen here. Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 11/9/2018, 3:30 PM

House introduces resolution condemning synagogue massacre

Bipartisan group of lawmakers propose House resolution condemning anti-Semitism following shooting attack that killed 11 in Pittsburgh.JTA, 11/8/2018, 11:00 PM

Sheriff cites Pittsburgh rabbi following California shooting

Sheriff leading investigation into California shooting that killed 12 cites rabbi of Pittsburgh synagogue attacked last month.JTA, 11/8/2018, 6:57 PM

Suzanne Somers decries rise in anti-Semitism, defends Trump

Actress to Arutz Sheva: 'Pittsburgh had nothing to do with our President.'Orli Harari, New York, 11/7/2018, 11:05 AM

Singer Foundation gives $1 mil to secure NY Jewish institutions

Paul E. Singer Foundation will give at least $1 million to help secure Jewish institutions around NY in response to Pittsburgh attack.JTA, 11/6/2018, 10:13 PM

European Jewry commemorates Pittsburgh massacre

Jewish leaders and ambassadors from all over Europe dedicate opening event of EJA conference in Brussels to victims of Pittsburgh massacre.Yoni Kempinski, Brussels, 11/6/2018, 9:51 PM

Popular Brazilian soccer team uniforms honor Pittsburgh victims

Players for one of Brazil’s largest soccer teams wear uniforms featuring names of Pittsburgh shooting attack victims during Sunday match.JTA, 11/6/2018, 4:21 PM

‘I will always be a strong supporter of Israel’

New York Senatorial candidate Chele Farley visits Lubavitcher Rebbe's tomb in Queens, says anti-Semitism must end.Orli Harari, New York, 11/6/2018, 6:06 AM

The only apology Trump deserves is our vote

We are reliving our history of self destruction all over again. Through the eyes of non-Jews, we look like ungrateful people. Cindy Grosz, 11/5/2018, 10:13 PM

Synagogue shooter contacted UK neo-Nazis

Pennsylvania white supremacist who gunned down 11 in Pittsburgh synagogue was reportedly in contact with British neo-Nazis prior to attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2018, 1:52 PM

UK Labour party branch refuses to condemn synagogue shooting

Northern English branch of UK Labour Party votes down measure to condemn massacre in Pittsburgh synagogue which left 11 dead.David Rosenberg, 11/5/2018, 8:44 AM

'Pittsburgh massacre news felt like attack in Jerusalem'

Israeli Consul General in New York says Pittsburgh attack 'feels like local news', reminiscent of terror attacks inside Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2018, 10:42 PM

An anti-Semitic hatefest greeted Trump in Pittsburgh

It is revolting to see how anti-Israel activists exploited the murder of 11 Jews to attack the president and police officers. Daniel Greenfield, 11/4/2018, 8:27 PM

'I am the Jewish nurse who treated synagogue shooter'

Jewish nurse said he showed empathy and compassion while caring for synagogue shooter after 11 killed in Pittsburgh massacre.JTA, 11/4/2018, 7:10 PM

Christians, Muslims form 'peace ring' around Toronto synagogue

Hundreds join interfaith 'ring of peace' around Toronto synagogue which Pittsburgh shooting victim had attended.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2018, 6:09 PM

Largest Pittsburgh paper prints Mourner’s Kaddish on front page

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette prints Hebrew text from Kaddish prayer in front page headline.JTA, 11/4/2018, 3:46 PM

Oldest victim of Pittsburgh shooting laid to rest

Final shooting victim to be laid to rest remembered as loving and sharp-witted woman who was a fixture in the Jewish community.JTA, 11/4/2018, 2:28 PM

PIttsburgh - we need to talk

When reporters come knocking, just don’t answer. When that mike is thrust in your face, remember that this is how your grandchildren - and the rest of the world - will remember you. Jack Engelhard, 11/4/2018, 11:57 AM