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Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting (2018)

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Asks Chabad’s partnership to encourage passersby to engage in the mitzvah
Anthony Fienberg could think of no better way to honor his slain mother, Joyce Fienberg, and the 10 other victims of the Tree of Life massacre in Pittsburgh on its one-year anniversary than to invite the public to lay tefillin on the institution’s grounds...
Wide-ranging care and support from campus Chabad and college administration
A year after the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in U.S. history—the slaughter of 11 Jewish worshippers and injury of six more during Shabbat prayers at the Tree of Life congregation in Pittsburgh—college students talked about the uplifting influ...
‘It is time for a new day to dawn, a day that is entirely Shabbat’
Injured police officers who ‘became our miracle’ are thanked at gala dinner
The police officer who took a bullet for the Jewish people while responding to the Oct. 27 shooting during Shabbat-morning services in Pittsburgh, and was promised a hero’s welcome by Chabad of Pittsburgh for his life-saving bravery, got that welcome at a...
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...
‘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...
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...
‘The victims will not be in shul … we will be there for them’
As news of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre spread to Jewish communities around the nation, many responded in the way they know best: by heading into synagogues to pray. “That’s what Jews do when faced with tragedy; we come together in unity,” said Kim M...
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