VIENNA, Va. (RNS) — After losing his mother in the Tree of Life shooting, Howard leaned into his faith. His wife, Marnie, into activism.
PITTSBURGH (AP) —Tree of Life leaders now envision a rebuilt space that includes places for worship; memorial, education and social events; classrooms and exhibitions. The mission is to fight anti-Semitism.
It's not about how they hate us. It's about how God loves us. That is the lesson for Jews on Rosh Ha Shanah.
(RNS) — A new exhibit of photos of Fred Rogers is on display at the Pittsburgh Jewish Community Center, in the neighborhood where he made his home.
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.
(RNS) — The virulent anti-Semitism that led to the murder of 11 worshippers at a Pittsburgh synagogue this past weekend shares eerie parallels with 1950s Atlanta.
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.
(RNS) — The gunman hated Jews, Judaism and, most of all, Jewish values.
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.