Tree of Life synagogue

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
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AP News
January 01, 2020 - 8:04 am
When a machete-wielding attacker walked into a rabbi's home in Monsey, New York, during Hanukkah and a gunman fired on worshippers at a Texas church 14 hours later, the two congregations in different regions of the country joined a growing list of faith communities that have come under attack in...
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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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Richard Gottfried carrying a Torah outside the Tree Of Life building in Pittsburgh.
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AP News
September 27, 2019 - 12:28 pm
There will be some differences — and some constants — over the coming days as the New Light congregation observes Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, for the first time since three of its members were among 11 Jews killed by a gunman nearly a year ago at a Pittsburgh synagogue.
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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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PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 3: The makeshift memorial Saturday morning in front of the Tree of Life Synagogue on November 3, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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David Madden
April 30, 2019 - 5:51 pm
NEW YORK (KYW Newsradio) — The Anti-Defamation League has issued its annual report on anti-Semitic incidents in 2018, and New Jersey comes in third behind California and New York state. Pennsylvania is not far behind. Of the almost 1,900 incidents nationwide, the Garden State comes in at exactly...
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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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Pittsburgh City Council
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April 02, 2019 - 2:25 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh City Council gave final approval Tuesday to gun restrictions proposed after last year's synagogue massacre, inviting a legal challenge by gun-rights activists who have long tangled with the city over firearms. After taking an initial vote last week, the all-...
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Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh
CNN
March 20, 2019 - 8:11 am
By Daniel Burke, CNN Religion Editor (CNN) — They are bonded by horror, houses of worship attacked by white supremacists. But Rabbi Jeffrey Myers says he is determined not to let hate have the final say. Members of Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue, where a white supremacist killed 11 worshippers...
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A memorial outside the Tree of Life Congregation Synagogue in Pittsburgh is seen during the visit of President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018.
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March 15, 2019 - 11:27 am
By Josh Campbell, CNN (CNN) -- There is an uptick in US domestic terror arrests, according to a senior FBI official, who says that with nearly 25 arrests in the first quarter of fiscal year 2019, it's one of the "highest arrest tempo quarters in the last few years" related to domestic terrorism...
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