Pennsylvania Synagogue Shooting

News for Pennsylvania Synagogue Shooting

Lawyers of Pittsburgh shooter argue against death penalty

Lawyers of Pittsburgh shooter argue against death penalty

Lawyers for Robert Bowers claim his potential death sentence is unconstitutional.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2019 06:40
Judge strikes down gun laws passed after synagogue massacre

Judge strikes down gun laws passed after synagogue massacre

Pennsylvania judge strikes down restrictions on certain types of guns and high-capacity magazines passed by City of Pittsburgh.Marcy Oster, JTA, 30/10/2019 12:32
Steelers hold moment of silence for Tree of Life victims

Steelers hold moment of silence for Tree of Life victims

Several family members of Tree of Life victims join Steelers for moment of silence before game against the Miami Dolphins.Ben Ariel, 29/10/2019 03:40
Uplifting prayer in memorial of Pittsburgh victims

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, 28/10/2019 14:15
'I was four minutes late - and it saved my life'

'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, 28/10/2019 11:08
Students at Pittsburgh school send postcards to first responders

Students at Pittsburgh school send postcards to first responders

Squirrel Hill Jewish day school students send messages to mass shooting victims.Marcy Oster, JTA, 28/10/2019 09:05
Steelers to hold moment of silence for synagogue victims

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, 28/10/2019 04:43
Pittsburgh memorial calls to ‘Remember. Repair. Together’

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, 28/10/2019 02:14
Biden: Hate has torn us apart, we must end it

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

Former US Vice President comments on first anniversary of Pittsburgh attack.Elad Benari, 28/10/2019 01:01
The Pittsburgh synagogue massacre - one year later

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, 27/10/2019 21:59
'A sad and terrible day for Pittsburgh'

'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, 27/10/2019 09:52
Watch: Jews protest outside Fox News headquarters

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, 25/10/2019 21:14
1 year after Pittsburgh, funds awarded to secure Jewish schools

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, 23/10/2019 18:41
Pittsburgh synagogue to reopen as center for Jewish life

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, 19/10/2019 00:13
Prosecutors reject Pittsburgh shooter's request for plea deal

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, 16/10/2019 21:19
Newspaper gives Pulitzer award money to Pittsburgh synagogue

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, 06/09/2019 17:10
Justice Department to seek death penalty for Pittsburgh shooter

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, 26/08/2019 23:54
Pittsburgh rabbi: No death penalty for synagogue shooter

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, 15/08/2019 05:38
Dayton gunman showed video of synagogue massacre on first date

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, 07/08/2019 07:18
Gun owner who praised Pittsburgh massacre to be released?

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, 24/07/2019 17:01
Victims of US anti-Semitic attacks center of Yom HaZikaron event

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, 08/05/2019 12:56
Here’s how Jewish groups are planning for the next Pittsburgh

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, 17/04/2019 14:54
Pittsburgh newspaper wins Pulitzer for synagogue attack coverage

Pittsburgh newspaper wins Pulitzer for synagogue attack coverage

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette awarded 2019 Pulitzer Prize in breaking news reporting.Ben Ariel, 16/04/2019 06:42
Pittsburgh approves gun-control legislation

Pittsburgh approves gun-control legislation

Pittsburgh City Council approves gun-control legislation proposed in wake of massacre at Tree of Life synagogue.Ben Ariel, 04/04/2019 03:05
Pittsburgh synagogue raises money for New Zealand victims

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, 21/03/2019 04:35
More than $6.3 million raised for Pittsburgh victims

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, 06/03/2019 05:06
Pittsburgh mayor visits Jerusalem memorial to victims of attack

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, 24/02/2019 22:09
Pittsburgh shooting survivor invited to State of the Union

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, 05/02/2019 16:15
Pittsburgh shooter charged with additional hate crimes

Pittsburgh shooter charged with additional hate crimes

Robert Bowers indicted on 19 additional counts that include allegations of hate crimes.Elad Benari, 30/01/2019 02:50
Professor fired for giving Nazi salute after synagogue massacre

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, 27/01/2019 17:58
Julian Edelman's cleats yield $10k to family of shooting victims

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, 13/01/2019 08:30
Patriots' wide receiver honors Pittsburgh victims

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, 17/12/2018 05:44
Anti-Semitic pamphlets distributed in Pittsburgh

Anti-Semitic pamphlets distributed in Pittsburgh

Anti-Semitic pamphlets distributed in Pittsburgh, including neighborhood where Tree of Life Synagogue is located.Elad Benari, 10/12/2018 05:12
Hanukkah candle-lighting ceremony held outside Tree of Life shul

Hanukkah candle-lighting ceremony held outside Tree of Life shul

Hundreds attend Hanukkah candle-lighting at Pittsburgh synagogue where gunman murdered 11.JTA, 03/12/2018 15:21
Hundreds celebrate Hanukkah outside Pittsburgh synagogue

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, 03/12/2018 05:36
Worshipper shot in Pittsburgh  attack released from hospital

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, 28/11/2018 21:35
A human Jewish Star in memory of the murdered

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, 26/11/2018 23:37
2,000 handmade Jewish stars hung throughout Pittsburgh

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, 19/11/2018 07:21
US House approves resolution condemning Pittsburgh massacre

US House approves resolution condemning Pittsburgh massacre

Bipartisan resolution condemning anti-Semitic attack on Tree of Life synagogue unanimously approved.Elad Benari, 15/11/2018 02:39
'Friend' of synagogue shooter called massacre 'dry run'

'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, 14/11/2018 18:09
Hockey fan donates $19,000 prize to synagogue shooting victims

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, 14/11/2018 07:23
Tom Hanks joins rally in honor of victims of synagogue massacre

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, 12/11/2018 07:15
In every generation, they rise upon us...

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, 09/11/2018 15:30
House introduces resolution condemning synagogue massacre

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, 08/11/2018 23:00
Sheriff cites Pittsburgh rabbi following California shooting

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, 08/11/2018 18:57
Suzanne Somers decries rise in anti-Semitism, defends Trump

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, 07/11/2018 11:05
Singer Foundation gives $1 mil to secure NY Jewish institutions

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, 06/11/2018 22:13
European Jewry commemorates Pittsburgh massacre

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, 06/11/2018 21:51
Popular Brazilian soccer team uniforms honor Pittsburgh victims

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, 06/11/2018 16:21
‘I will always be a strong supporter of Israel’

‘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, 06/11/2018 06:06
The only apology Trump deserves is our vote

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, 05/11/2018 22:13
Synagogue shooter contacted UK neo-Nazis

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, 05/11/2018 13:52
UK Labour party branch refuses to condemn synagogue shooting

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, 05/11/2018 08:44
'Pittsburgh massacre news felt like attack in Jerusalem'

'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, 04/11/2018 22:42
An anti-Semitic hatefest greeted Trump in Pittsburgh

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, 04/11/2018 20:27
'I am the Jewish nurse who treated synagogue shooter'

'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, 04/11/2018 19:10
Christians, Muslims form 'peace ring' around Toronto synagogue

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, 04/11/2018 18:09