Tree of Life synagogue

Survivors of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting embrace.
Steph Chambers/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP
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
Keith Srakocic/AP
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.
Andrea Hanks/White House
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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In this Oct. 27, 2018 photo, Rabbi Eli Wilansky lights a candle after a mass shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood.
Steph Chamber/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP, File
February 11, 2019 - 9:08 am
UPDATED: 11:40 a.m. By Ramesh Santanam PITTSBURGH (AP) — The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre pleaded not guilty to dozens of charges Monday as his new lawyer, a prominent death penalty litigator who represented one of the Boston Marathon bombers, signaled he might be open to a plea...
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This undated Pennsylvania Department of Transportation photo shows Robert Bowers, the suspect in the deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27, 2018.
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation via AP
January 29, 2019 - 6:12 pm
(AP) — A man accused of opening fire at a Pittsburgh synagogue in October , killing 11 people and wounding seven others, was indicted Tuesday on additional counts that include allegations of hate crimes. A federal grand jury added 19 charges to the 44 counts previously levied against Robert Bowers...
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The National Constitution Center brought religious and law enforcement leaders together.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
November 13, 2018 - 12:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In a report released Tuesday, the FBI said there was a 17 percent jump in hate crimes reported last year. While 60 percent of the crimes were related to race and ethnicity, 20 percent were connected to religion. Coincidentally, an event at the National Constitution...
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Gene J. Puskar/AP
November 04, 2018 - 2:05 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Jewish nurse who treated the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect says that he saw confusion but not evil in the man's eyes, and that his own actions stemmed from love. "I'm sure he had no idea I was Jewish," registered nurse Ari Mahler wrote in a Facebook post Saturday about...
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Jean Pieri/Pioneer Press via AP
November 04, 2018 - 11:24 am
Kevyn Perkins stopped cold when he saw the letters scrawled on the door to his dorm: "N----- go back" it said, inked in messy red marker. First he was blinded by confusion. Then rage. And then all he could think about was dropping out, finding a new school, escaping for good. "I thought maybe I don...
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Mourners watch as the hearse carrying the casket of Richard Gottfried leaves the Ralph Schugar Funeral home in Pittsburgh following a memorial service Nov. 1, 2018.
AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar
November 02, 2018 - 11:28 am
By Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 97-year-old woman who was the oldest victim of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre will be laid to rest at the end of a wrenching, weeklong series of funerals. Rose Mallinger's funeral was scheduled for Friday. She was among 11 victims gunned...
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