synagogue shooting

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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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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Poway, California synagogue shooting
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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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April 28, 2019 - 7:41 am
By Elliot Spagat and Daisy Nguyen POWAY, Calif. (AP) — In the minutes after the gunman fled the scene of a shooting that killed a woman inside a Southern California synagogue, a wounded Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein wrapped his bloodied hand in a prayer shawl and addressed the panicked congregation,...
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Survivors of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting embrace.
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April 10, 2019 - 12:55 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Offering prayers and making speeches, Pennsylvania lawmakers came together in an unusual joint session Wednesday to commemorate the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue attack that killed 11 people last year. The service was held a day after the Pittsburgh mayor signed new gun...
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People line both sides of the street as they gather outside the Tree of Life Synagogue for a service on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Pittsburgh.
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November 05, 2018 - 4:45 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Social media platform Gab, where the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre spewed anti-Semitic messages, is back online roughly one week after domain registrar GoDaddy and other internet services dropped the site. Gab returned on Sunday after a Seattle-based company...
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Hadas Kuznits
November 02, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been one week since the deadliest attack on Jews in American history. But how do you speak with your children about the Pittsburgh synagogue rampage? Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, whole community engagement director of Jewish Learning Venture, said the shooting has...
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Pittsburgh Shooting
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David Madden
November 02, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Last week’s slaughter inside a synagogue in Pittsburgh has renewed the efforts of those, particularly in the Jewish community, to increase government funding for security in non-public schools, regardless of religious affiliation. Pennsylvania has budgeted $50 million...
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Community members light candles while coming together during a vigil for the shooting victims killed inside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Monday, October 29, 2018 at Capitol Park in downtown Detroit.
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Melony Roy
November 01, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In wake of the massacre that claimed the lives of 11 worshipers in a Pittsburgh, a new social media campaign is urging communities to flock to synagogues this weekend for Shabbat. The American Jewish Committee (AJC) has been pushing the hashtag #ShowUpForShabbat...
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