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This Dec. 2, 2018, file photo shows a memorial outside the Tree of Life Synagogue, where Robert Bowers killed worshippers in an Oct. 27 shooting in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh.
AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File
August 12, 2019 - 10:47 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors and lawyers for the man charged with killing 11 worshippers at a Pittsburgh synagogue last year have agreed to a 120-day extension in the case. The sides met briefly in federal court in Pittsburgh on Monday to review the status of Robert Bowers' prosecution. The...
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Poway, California synagogue shooting
Denis Poroy/AP
April 29, 2019 - 12:41 pm
POWAY, Calif. (AP) — Eight-year-old Noya Dahan had finished praying and gone to play with other children at her Southern California synagogue when gunshots rang out. Her uncle grabbed her and the other children, leading them outside to safety as her leg bled from a shrapnel wound. "I was scared,...
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Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein speaks during a press conference in front of Chabad of Poway synagogue.
Harrison Hill/USA TODAY
Mark Abrams
April 29, 2019 - 7:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The rabbi who directs the Jewish Center at Drexel University says he wasn't surprised by the bold proclamation of his uncle Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein after being wounded in the California synagogue shooting over the weekend: "The nation of Israel is alive, and you can't...
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Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, right, of Tree of Life/Or L'Simcha Congregation hugs Rabbi Cheryl Klein, left, of Dor Hadash Congregation and Rabbi Jonathan Perlman during a community gathering held in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue
Matt Rourke/AP Photo, File
December 24, 2018 - 1:55 pm
By The Associated Press Deadliest shooting at an American high school: Parkland, Florida. Deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century: Paradise, California. Deadliest attack on Jews in American history: Pittsburgh. The cities of Parkland, Paradise and Pittsburgh became synonymous with tragedy in 2018, a...
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CNN
November 18, 2018 - 3:09 pm
(CNN) -- When a house of worship is attacked -- when it becomes a crime scene, stained with blood -- how do you move forward? How do you come back to worship and make it a safe, holy place again? How do you support your congregation as it reels from the loss? The Rev. Eric Manning and the Rev...
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A person pauses in front of Stars of David with the names of those killed in a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue, in Pittsburgh, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke
October 29, 2018 - 3:50 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The man accused in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre appeared briefly in federal court in a wheelchair and handcuffs Monday to face charges he killed 11 people in what is believed to be the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history. Robert Gregory Bowers, who was wounded in a gun...
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Investigators converge on suspect's home
CNN, KDKA
October 29, 2018 - 6:57 am
By Susannah Cullinane (CNN) -- The man accused of killing 11 worshippers in a Pittsburgh synagogue is expected to appear in a federal court Monday. Robert Bowers faces 29 federal charges, some of which are punishable by death. Included among them are 11 counts of using a firearm to commit murder...
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Pittsburgh synagogue shooting
Tim Lawson/KDKA via CNN
Hadas Kuznits
October 27, 2018 - 5:56 pm
ISRAEL (KYW Newsradio) -- The Pittsburgh synagogue shooting has had an impact on the Jewish community here in America, but what about the Jewish community in Israel? News of the shooting reached retired police colonel David Doryon, in Israel, just as shabbat was coming to an end. "My first thought...
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Antionette Lee | KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
October 14, 2018 - 6:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Acquiring a new Torah is a sacred and cherished day for a synagogue. A Jewish community in Center City got that privilege this weekend. Dozens of families marched along Locust Street singing and clapping as they escorted the sacred scroll to the Mekor Habracha...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
September 06, 2018 - 9:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rabbis are continuing to prepare for their most important sermons of the year, as celebrations of the Jewish new year begin Sunday evening. But just months away from the midterm elections, is it appropriate for religious leaders to address with their congregations...
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