VIENNA, Va. (RNS) — After losing his mother in the Tree of Life shooting, Howard leaned into his faith. His wife, Marnie, into activism.
(RNS) — Jews' pesky determination to bring an ethical, spiritual vision to the world has made us a target since ancient times.
(RNS) — Two of the three congregations that met inside the Tree of Life synagogue said they were saddened by the news that federal prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a gunman who killed 11 Jews at their place of worship last year.
(RNS) — To Rabbi Jonathan Perlman, a lengthy trial in which the prosecution would highlight Robert Bowers’ documented stream of anti-Jewish invective might be too much for his congregation to bear.
PITTSBURGH (RNS) — "I never thought I’d say this, but ‘thoughts and prayers’ feel great," said David Chudnow of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.
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.'