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.

$6.6M awarded to Tree of Life synagogue, site of massacre

By Michael Rubinkam — December 6, 2021
(AP) — The state funding will help “transform this site that has been marked by horror ... into one full of hope, remembrance and education,” Tree of Life Rabbi Jeffrey Myers said.
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