Tom Hanks, Joanne Rogers to raise money to rebuild Tree of Life Synagogue site
(RNS) — The site at which 11 Jews were shot to death two years ago will be razed or rehabilitated in a plan that will include a memorial.
One year after Tree of Life, a couple looks to the past for a way forward
VIENNA, Va. (RNS) — After losing his mother in the Tree of Life shooting, Howard leaned into his faith. His wife, Marnie, into activism.
After deadly shooting, Pittsburgh synagogue plans reopening
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.
A week after Pittsburgh shooting, hundreds #ShowUpForShabbat
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.
Trumps pay tribute at synagogue where 11 were fatally shot
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trump stepped into the role of national consoler, a title he wears uncomfortably, with his visit to the Squirrel Hill neighborhood.
In the wake of tragedy, make a difference where you are
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.
Pittsburgh suspect’s hatred of Jews, HIAS part of larger anti-immigrant surge
(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.
Police: Synagogue gunman said he wanted all Jews to die
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.’