PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trump stepped into the role of national consoler, a title he wears uncomfortably, with his visit to the Squirrel Hill neighborhood.
NEW YORK (RNS) — How will we as Jews confront hatred when we disagree on so many things? We will work together because our disagreements are how we will make progress.
(RNS) — Congregation Dor Hadash, which met in the Tree of Life building, may have been the real target of the massacre. It was on a list of congregations that observed National Refugee Shabbat.
That fact should not be elided.
(JTA) — In many other cities, historic Jewish communities have moved to other neighborhoods or to the suburbs, but Squirrel Hill and its immediate environs have remained the home of Pittsburgh’s Jews.
(RNS) — The gunman hated Jews, Judaism and, most of all, Jewish values.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis on Sunday (Oct. 28) prayed that God would help the world 'extinguish the eruptions of hatred that are emerging in our societies.'
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities said Robert Gregory Bowers was armed with an AR-15 rifle and three handguns in the attack and told an officer 'that he wanted all Jews to die.'
PITTSBURGH (AP) — It comes amid a rash of high-profile attacks in an increasingly divided country, including the series of pipe bombs mailed to prominent Democrats.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'From the blood that was spilled, from the ashes, glory is rising,' said Pastor Frank Pomeroy.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The March for Our Lives, a protest led by Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students geared toward ending gun violence, drew an estimated 800,000 participants on Saturday in Washington, D.C., according to organizers.
(RNS) — Yes, this march is so important that I — a rabbi — am going to blatantly disrupt God’s holy Sabbath. But if the ancient rabbinic sages are to be believed, that’s precisely what God wants me to do.
When young people awaken to a cause, many ordinarily passive and apathetic people get roused.
(RNS) — You don’t have to be clairvoyant to predict that those 'In God We Trust' signs will drive more Florida students into the nonbelievers’ camp.
Enough, we say. Until next time.