(RNS) — In a modern Hasidic story, Melchizedek appears as an Uber driver in Pittsburgh.
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.
(RNS) — There is a lot at stake for all of us. Anti-Semitism endangers not only Jews but the societies in which they live.
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.
(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.
POWAY, Calif. (AP) — The $150,000 federal grant was approved in September but only got awarded in late March.
(RNS) — In all, 59 Jewish Americans were physically assaulted because of their religion in 2018, up from 21 in 2017.
POWAY, Calif. (AP) — The shooting came exactly six months since a shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue killed 11 people in the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A $6.3 million fund established in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre will primarily be split among the families of the dead and survivors of the worst attack on Jews in U.S. history.
PITTSBURGH (RNS) — I plan to avenge the attack on my husband's synagogue and our community by celebrating our lives as Jews.
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.
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