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Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting (2018)

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On Shabbat morning, Cheshvan 18, 5779 (Oct. 27, 2018), Pittsburgh’s peaceful Jewish enclave of Squirrel Hill was shattered by gunshots as a crazed anti-Semite attacked worshippers at the Tree of Life congregation, killing 11. It was the deadliest attack o...
A conversation with Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky, chairman of the educational arm of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement, on the aftermath of the Pittsburgh massacre.
LIVE broadcast from Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh
Tune in to this live broadcast and join the local Jewish community in Pittsburgh for an evening of Jewish unity in light of the recent tragedy of the Tree of Life massacre in Pittsburgh. The guest speaker is Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet, whose rabbi of Mill Hi...
Features Rabbi Yitzchok Schochet of London, England
As the first mourners conclude the seven-day shiva for loved ones who perished in the Tree of Life synagogue massacre, Pittsburgh rabbis held a communitywide evening of prayers and words of inspiration. Billed “Stronger Together: An Evening of Jewish Unit...
In Pittsburgh, Chabad rabbis skip convention to be with their community
What began as a trickle last Sunday morning turned into a deluge by the week’s end as thousands of people packed into synagogues across the nation for Shabbat services on Friday night and Saturday morning in a show of Jewish pride and faith, as Jewish org...
The Rebbe's call to action in wake of anti-Semitic aggression.
Excerpts from a talk by the Rebbe following the raid on Entebbe to free hostages taken during the hijacking of an Air France flight from Tel Aviv in the summer of 1976.
‘They’d never miss a Shabbat,’ writes Rochel McDoodle, urging Shabbat candle-lighting and other mitzvahs in their memory
Bernice and Sylvan Simon were the parents I never had. When I first met them in 2007, I was a divorced single mom, raising my son on my own. I was working as a geriatric social worker at a senior center here in Pittsburgh, and they were volunteers. We con...
On Shabbat morning, Pittsburgh’s peaceful Jewish enclave of Squirrel Hill was shattered by gunshots as a crazed anti-Semite attacked worshippers at the Tree of Life congregation. Reeling from the pain, Pittsburghers struggled to make sense of the tragedy ...
Rabbis express thanks to injured officer, first on the scene of Pittsburgh shooting
Officer Dan Mead woke up on Saturday, Oct. 27, and put on his uniform, as he does every morning. He checked in at the station house and began his shift patrolling the streets of Pittsburgh with his partner, as he does every morning. Hours later, their rou...
One massacre victim was among the school’s first students back in 1943
On Sunday morning, as Pittsburgh police released the names of the 11 Jewish victims at the Tree of Life synagogue massacre, the school week was starting a few blocks away at Yeshiva Schools of Pittsburgh. “How do you know it was a lone wolf?” one fifth-gr...
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