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Dan Wing
November 08, 2018 - 8:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Among the questions on most people's minds following mass shootings like the one in Thousand Oaks, California, on Wednesday night are "Why did this happen?" and "Why did the shooter pick this target?" These are questions that could take a while for investigators to...
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Gene J. Puskar/AP
November 04, 2018 - 2:05 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Jewish nurse who treated the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect says that he saw confusion but not evil in the man's eyes, and that his own actions stemmed from love. "I'm sure he had no idea I was Jewish," registered nurse Ari Mahler wrote in a Facebook post Saturday about...
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November 04, 2018 - 11:24 am
Kevyn Perkins stopped cold when he saw the letters scrawled on the door to his dorm: "N----- go back" it said, inked in messy red marker. First he was blinded by confusion. Then rage. And then all he could think about was dropping out, finding a new school, escaping for good. "I thought maybe I don...
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Mourners watch as the hearse carrying the casket of Richard Gottfried leaves the Ralph Schugar Funeral home in Pittsburgh following a memorial service Nov. 1, 2018.
AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar
November 02, 2018 - 11:28 am
By Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 97-year-old woman who was the oldest victim of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre will be laid to rest at the end of a wrenching, weeklong series of funerals. Rose Mallinger's funeral was scheduled for Friday. She was among 11 victims gunned...
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A casket is carried out of Rodef Shalom Congregation after the funeral services for brothers Cecil and David Rosenthal, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, in Pittsburgh.
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October 31, 2018 - 9:05 am
By Maryclaire Dale and Allen G. Breed, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — Members of Pittsburgh's grief-stricken Jewish community endured another round of funerals Wednesday for victims of the synagogue massacre, a day after President Donald Trump encountered hundreds of protesters when he came to...
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A vigil for victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting.
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Justin Udo
October 29, 2018 - 5:54 pm
PITTSBURGH (KYW Newsradio) — When Dr. Jerry Rabinowitz was gunned down at the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh Saturday, his congregation lost someone who was a staple of their community. "He would do sermons, he would be passing out the books coming into the...
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A memorial on the sidewalk on Wilkins Avenue near the Tree of Life Synagogue.
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John McDevitt
October 29, 2018 - 5:21 pm
PITTSBURGH (KYW Newsradio) — As the investigation continues, the streets near the Tree of Life Synagogue remain closed to the public in Pittsburgh following the deadly shooting that left 11 dead. It's a Jewish tradition to place a stone on top of a grave marker to honor those who have died. So when...
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Dan Gelber, left, sister Judy Gelber and wife Joan Silverstein close their eyes in prayer as members of the Beth Sholom synagogue in Miami Beach, Fla. gathered on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 for a "Time to Grieve."
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Tim Jimenez
October 29, 2018 - 7:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The mass shooting in Pittsburgh on Saturday was the deadliest attack on American Jews in history, and the Anti-Defamation League says it came during a time when anti-Semitic behavior has been on the rise. The ADL says there was a 57 percent jump in anti-Semitic...
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Kim Glovas
October 27, 2018 - 11:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Haverford woman was shaken after she learned that her former synagogue was the location of a deadly mass shooting Saturday. Before she moved, Rachel Spigler was a member of the Tree of Life synagogue from 2011 to 2013, and says she has nothing but fond memories of...
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