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Elliot Spagat

Elliot Spagat is an author at Religion News Service.

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Prayers and despair: Ukrainians in the US decry invasion

By Elliot Spagat and Michael Rubinkam — February 26, 2022
(AP) — A sense of helplessness overcame Ukrainians in America as the war unfolded half a world away, with little chance their loved ones in Ukraine would find refuge in the U.S. any time soon.

California man gets second life term for synagogue attack

By Elliot Spagat — December 29, 2021
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The 22-year-old white supremacist was sentenced for killing a woman and injuring three others in a Southern California synagogue in 2019.

California man gets life sentence for fatal synagogue attack

By Elliot Spagat — September 30, 2021
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 22-year-old white supremacist was denied a chance to address a courtroom before a judge sentenced him Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for bursting into a Southern California synagogue on the last day of Passover in 2019 with a semiautomatic rifle, killing one worshipper and wounding […]
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