synagogue shooting

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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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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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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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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Pallbearers carry the casket of Joyce Fienberg from the Beth Shalom Synagogue following a funeral service in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018.
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October 31, 2018 - 2:11 pm
By Maryclaire Dale and Allen G. Breed, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday, four days after 11 people were killed and six wounded in the deadliest attack on Jews in American history. The indictment, which...
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October 30, 2018 - 7:14 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — One stone and one white rosebud for each victim. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump paid solemn tribute Tuesday to each of the 11 people slain in the worst instance of anti-Semitic violence in American history. As the Trumps placed their remembrances outside the...
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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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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Kristen Johanson
October 28, 2018 - 4:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - Pennsylvania's Attorney General says he is investigating the social network that was used by the suspected Pittsburgh synagogue shooter. "My office is intensely reviewing this social media site Gab, that the killer apparently made use of and other white supremacists...
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