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Politicians and celebrities call for unity and strength at Pittsburgh rally

On the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, hundreds of Pittsburghers gathered once again to honor the 11 Tree of Life victims. 

Tuesday 11/13/2018
Marvel writer, editor and publisher Stan Lee dies at 95
Posted: November 13, 2018

Stan Lee, the legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel, died on Monday at the age of 95 in Los Angeles, a family representative told The Hollywood Reporter.

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Wednesday 11/07/2018
Lives of Tree of Life victims celebrated during week of funerals
Posted: November 07, 2018

The 11 people murdered at the Tree of Life building on Oct. 27 all were laid to rest last week, and Jewish Pittsburgh mourned as a community — attending funerals, making shiva calls and remembering those whose lives were extinguished by a suspected anti-Semite wielding an assault rifle and three handguns while congregants were in the midst of Shabbat prayers.

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French rabbi visits Pittsburgh in transatlantic show of support
Posted: November 07, 2018

Rabbi Moshe Sebbag, spiritual guide of the Great Synagogue of Paris, visited Pittsburgh to mourn the passing of Joyce Fienberg and the 10 other victims of a mass shooting during Shabbat services in the Tree of Life building on Oct. 27. 

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Tuesday 11/06/2018
Several US synagogues vandalized just days after deadly Pittsburgh massacre
Posted: November 06, 2018

Anti-Semitism reared its head again last week when the Beit Yaakov synagogue in Irvine, Calif., was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti overnight on Tuesday, just three days after a shooting massacre at Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue in Pittsburgh.

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Wednesday 10/31/2018
Baruch dayan ha’emet
Posted: October 31, 2018

The 11 people who were murdered at Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha on Oct. 27, all beloved members of the community, have been described as “kind,” “compassionate” and “faithful” by those who knew them. They ranged in age from 54 to 97 and include a couple who married at Tree of Life in 1956, and two brothers with developmental disabilities who had been fixtures at the synagogue since they were children.

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11 dead, 6 injured in anti-Semitic attack at Pittsburgh synagogue
Posted: October 31, 2018

Eleven people are dead and six injured — including four police officers — following a mass shooting Saturday by a suspected anti-Semite at Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha’s building in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Squirrel Hill.

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Tuesday 10/30/2018
Mike Pence Gets Jews For Jesus ‘Rabbi’ To Pray For Pittsburgh Synagogue Victims
Posted: October 30, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence was joined by a Jews for Jesus ‘rabbi’ who prayed for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting at a Republican campaign rally in Michigan on Monday.

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Monday 10/29/2018
World rallies around Pittsburgh offering help and support
Posted: October 29, 2018

One of the most profound lessons that Pittsburgh icon Fred Rogers taught his audience was something he learned from his mother: When dealing with frightening news, she said, “Look for the helpers.”

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Rabbis shaken by attack rally to comfort others
Posted: October 29, 2018

Rabbi Hazzan Jeffrey Myers, spiritual leader of Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha, was on the bimah leading Shabbat services when Robert Bowers opened fire on his congregation. Myers survived the attack, but recognized, “I am not okay.”

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