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Tom Hanks joins campaign to turn Pittsburgh Tree of Life synagogue into anti-racism center

Tom Hanks joins campaign to turn Pittsburgh Tree of Life synagogue into anti-racism center

Actor Tom Hanks and singer Billy Porter join campaign to turn synagogue targeted in mass shooting into anti-racism center.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 23/11/2020 07:11
2 years after the synagogue shooting, Pittsburgh has become a hub for white supremacists

2 years after the synagogue shooting, Pittsburgh has become a hub for white supremacists

Since 2018 synagogue massacre, Pittsburgh has become a symbol for white supremacists.Ben Sales, JTA, 20/11/2020 07:10
Live: 2 years since anti-Semitic Pittsburgh attack

Live: 2 years since anti-Semitic Pittsburgh attack

Israeli consulate in NY hosts virtual event marking 2 years since Pittsburgh attack. Topic: Ways to address communities' trauma and crises.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2020 17:40
White supremacist who called for violence against Pittsburgh Jews released from prison

White supremacist who called for violence against Pittsburgh Jews released from prison

Hardy Lloyd, a white supremacist who called for murderous attacks on Jews in Pittsburgh, released from prison.Ben Sales, JTA, 09/10/2020 09:18
Clashes at Rebbe's funeral in Ashdod

Clashes at Rebbe's funeral in Ashdod

Clashes erupt in cemetery between police and hundreds of mourners attending funeral of Pittsburgh Rebbe.Netanel Katz, 05/10/2020 15:16
Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue moves forward with rebuilding plans

Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue moves forward with rebuilding plans

Synagogue targeted in October 2018 anti-Semitic mass shooting moving forward with plans to renovate the building.Marcy Oster, JTA, 21/07/2020 11:15
Families of Pittsburgh synagogue victims to get $3 million from donated funds

Families of Pittsburgh synagogue victims to get $3 million from donated funds

3 congregations housed at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue will distribute more than $5.4 million donated in aftermath of deadly shootingBen Harras/JTA, 10/03/2020 22:05
Pittsburgh Jewish federation provides emergency kits for Jewish schools

Pittsburgh Jewish federation provides emergency kits for Jewish schools

More than a year after attack at Pittsburgh synagogue, Jewish day schools in western Pennsylvania to be equipped with emergency equipment.Marcy Oster, JTA, 01/03/2020 10:35
Pittsburgh rabbi on Monsey attack: ‘It was an “on no, not again” sort of moment’

Pittsburgh rabbi on Monsey attack: ‘It was an “on no, not again” sort of moment’

Rabbi at Tree of Life synagogue on Monsey stabbing: 'I don't recall them opening hunting season on Jews.'Marcy Oster/JTA, 31/12/2019 21:20
1906 time capsule found at former site of Tree of Life synagogue

1906 time capsule found at former site of Tree of Life synagogue

113-year-old time capsule unearthed at the former home of Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue.Marcy Oster, JTA, 06/11/2019 13:34
Pittsburgh: Bus falls into sinkhole

Pittsburgh: Bus falls into sinkhole

Street may be closed for up to two weeks after bus, private vehicle, fall into surprise sinkhole.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/10/2019 12:31
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
One year later: Back to the difficult moments in Pittsburgh

One year later: Back to the difficult moments in Pittsburgh

Marking one year since the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.NPR, 29/10/2019 01:13
A year later - Israeli Consul Gen. returns to Pittsburgh

A year later - Israeli Consul Gen. returns to Pittsburgh

Amb. Dani Dayan: 'I came to Pittsburgh, as I did last year, to grieve with the Jewish community.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2019 21:40
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
'We still feel the pain of the Jewish souls taken from us'

'We still feel the pain of the Jewish souls taken from us'

Amb. Danny Danon says on the anniversary of the Pittsburgh attack: 'We must make sure what happened in Pittsburgh never happens again.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2019 16:26
‘Pause for Pittsburgh’ to mark one year since synagogue attack

‘Pause for Pittsburgh’ to mark one year since synagogue attack

People across the US to join together later this month to mark anniversary of attack which killed 11 worshipers at Tree of Life synagogue.Marcy Oster/JTA, 15/10/2019 17:18
US Left shamefully leverages violence and shootings to 2020 campaign

US Left shamefully leverages violence and shootings to 2020 campaign

Looking back at the shootings and violence that occurred in the US during recent months, it is clear that the left manipulates tragedy for political ends. Karys Rhea and Keren Toledano, 29/09/2019 07:34
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
Pittsburgh: 2 women stabbed, 1 dead

Pittsburgh: 2 women stabbed, 1 dead

Two women stabbed in downtown Pittsburgh. One woman died. The condition of the 2nd woman, who was wearing a hijab, is stable.Sara Rubenstein, 08/08/2019 21:12
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
Pittsburgh Jewish fedn. gives $650,000 to mosque attack victims

Pittsburgh Jewish fedn. gives $650,000 to mosque attack victims

More than $60,000 of that total raised by the Tree of Life congregation, targeted by an anti-Semitic shooter five months before NZ attacks.Marcy Oster, JTA, 30/06/2019 13:44
Manager of Pittsburgh restaurant fired for anti-Semitic post

Manager of Pittsburgh restaurant fired for anti-Semitic post

Yokoso Japanese Steakhouse owner apologizes after manager makes anti-Semitic post on Facebook.Marcy Oster/JTA, 27/06/2019 00:17
Syrian refugee in US arrested for plotting church attack

Syrian refugee in US arrested for plotting church attack

Justice Dept. says Syrian refugee who arrived in US in 2016 planned attack on Pittsburgh church in the name ISIS.AFP, 20/06/2019 08:00
Pittsburgh residents challenged to be 'stronger than hate'

Pittsburgh residents challenged to be 'stronger than hate'

After Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, the challenges of putting 'stronger than hate' into practice.NPR, 06/06/2019 01:09
Pittsburgh couple name baby after Poway shooting victim

Pittsburgh couple name baby after Poway shooting victim

Baby girl in Pittsburgh named after Lori Gilbert-Kaye, the 60-year-old woman murdered in shooting attack on Chabad synagogue in Poway.Marcy Oster, JTA, 08/05/2019 12:42
From Jewish tragedy to Israeli excellence

From Jewish tragedy to Israeli excellence

Pittsburgh Jewish leader Jeff Finkelstein and SpaceIL president Morris Kahn give voice to tragedy and achievement at Independence Day event.Hezki Baruch, 07/05/2019 15:06
Not hate, stupid! It’s war on religions! The art of cover-up

Not hate, stupid! It’s war on religions! The art of cover-up

The newest attack on a house of worship is not the latest hate crime; it’s the latest act of war. But meet the two faces of evil: the murdering artist and the cover-up artist. Steve Apfel, 03/05/2019 12:00
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
Guns and Parkland, children and adults

Guns and Parkland, children and adults

Ask some of the survivors of Parkland or Pittsburg. As the bullets were flying were they praying for a limit to magazine size or for some good adult fellow citizen in the room with a powerful handgun? Howard Sachs, 27/02/2019 16:00
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 suspect arraigned, pleads not guilty

Pittsburgh shooting suspect arraigned, pleads not guilty

Prosecutors: Bowers used anti-Semitic slurs, criticized Jews on social media days before killing 11 last year in Pittsburgh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/02/2019 19:09
Pittsburgh imam responds to backlash following MEMRI report

Pittsburgh imam responds to backlash following MEMRI report

Imam claims report uses 'cherry-picked' clips out of context to show he teaches antisemitism, disrespect for law, intolerance of non-MuslimsMordechai Sones, 07/02/2019 21:26
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
Steelers donate $70,000 to victims of Pittsburgh shooting

Steelers donate $70,000 to victims of Pittsburgh shooting

Pittsburgh Steelers US football team donates $70,000 to help Jewish community, families affected by shooting at Tree of Life synagogue.JTA/Marcy Oster, 01/01/2019 19:05
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
Anti-Semitic vandalism found in library book at Carnegie Mellon

Anti-Semitic vandalism found in library book at Carnegie Mellon

'Jews have no business at CMU!' Swastikas, anti-Semitic rhetoric written into book at Carnegie Mellon University library in Pittsburgh.JTA, 03/12/2018 07:41
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
 Swastika on memorial to Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims

Swastika on memorial to Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims

Vandal defaces Duke University memorial to 11 killed in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre with red swastika.JTA, 19/11/2018 22:10
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
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
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
Morton Klein commends President Trump for his support

Morton Klein commends President Trump for his support

Dr Joe Frager speaks with Morton Klein, President of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) at the organization's annual event in NYCEzra Sanders, 05/11/2018 21:31
'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
Largest Pittsburgh paper prints Mourner’s Kaddish on front page

Largest Pittsburgh paper prints Mourner’s Kaddish on front page

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette prints Hebrew text from Kaddish prayer in front page headline.JTA, 04/11/2018 15:46