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President Donald Trump
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AP News
May 22, 2020 - 3:12 pm
President Donald Trump said he has deemed churches and other houses of worship “essential" and called on governors across the country to allow them to reopen this weekend despite the threat of spreading the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Moshe Deutsch funeral in New York
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AP News
May 12, 2020 - 4:35 pm
American Jews were targets of more anti-Semitic incidents in 2019 than any other year over the past four decades, according to the Anti-Defamation League, a surge marked by deadly attacks on a California synagogue, a Jewish grocery store in New Jersey and a rabbi's New York home. Read more here.
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Orthodox Jewish men at a Brooklyn synagogue
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AP News
December 27, 2019 - 4:53 pm
New York City is increasing its police presence in some Brooklyn neighborhoods with large Jewish populations after possibly anti-Semitic attacks during the Hanukkah holiday. Read more here.
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Congregations of Shaare Shamayim sign.
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Pat Loeb
December 19, 2019 - 3:48 pm
A synagogue in Northeast Philadelphia is fighting to keep its trademark signs after an anonymous complaint to the Department of Licenses and Inspections, and the effort got a big boost from the local community Wednesday night. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police headquarters
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Tim Jimenez
December 12, 2019 - 7:00 am
Police all around the area are increasing security at synagogues and other places of worship in the wake of the shooting Tuesday at a Jersey City kosher supermarket. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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AP News
October 29, 2019 - 12:48 pm
Pennsylvania will provide millions of dollars in grants to protect houses of worship and other potentially targeted community organizations from hate crimes, a program inspired by the deadly mass shooting at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue a year ago. Read more here.
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Tree of Life synagogue
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AP News
October 28, 2019 - 11:08 am
The first anniversary of the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history was being marked around the world Sunday with community service projects, music and an online remembrance. Read more here.
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The City of Philadelphia commemorated the one-year anniversary of the Tree of Life synagogue massacre in Pittsburgh with a memorial candle lighting.
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
October 24, 2019 - 12:26 pm
The City of Philadelphia commemorated the one-year anniversary of the Tree of Life synagogue massacre in Pittsburgh with a memorial candle lighting. All people are invited to join the Philadelphia-area Jewish community in synagogue this weekend in solidarity.
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A woman passes by the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood.
Keith Srakocic/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 18, 2019 - 10:15 am
Leaders of the Pittsburgh synagogue where worshippers were fatally shot last year want to rebuild and renovate the building, turning it into what they hope will be a "center for Jewish life in the United States" and a symbol against hatred.
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Police officers in Halle, Germany
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AP News
October 09, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Shots were fired outside a synagogue and into a kebab shop in an eastern German city on Wednesday, Judaism's holiest day, witnesses said. Police said that two people were killed and the assailant or assailants fled. Read the latest here.
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