(AP) — The shooting that left two dead and several injured as Jews observed Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for their faith, has shined a spotlight on the worldwide rise of anti-Semitic incidents.
HALLE, Germany (AP) — An attacker tried to force his way into the synagogue in the city of Halle but did not get in as 70 to 80 people inside were observing Yom Kippur, a local Jewish leader said.
BOSTON (RNS) — At a time of year when people who rarely attend show up, or when people show up for the first time, balancing friendliness and safety becomes especially tricky.
POWAY, Calif. (AP) — John T. Earnest, 19, surrendered to police after bursting into Chabad of Poway, north of San Diego, on Saturday (April 27) and opening fire with about 100 people inside, killing Lori Kaye, 60.
(RNS) — In 1943, an all-star Hollywood lineup performed at Madison Square Garden to raise awareness about the plight of European Jewry. It is again time to gather our current A-list to decry the threat of anti-Semitism.
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) — 'I’m tired of being afraid to go to synagogue,' one worshipper posted on Twitter this week.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trump stepped into the role of national consoler, a title he wears uncomfortably, with his visit to the Squirrel Hill neighborhood.
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.