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A report issued by the Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Extremism concludes that anti-immigrant views have become much more mainstream over the past 10 years.

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The number of hate crimes is up, according to the FBI’s newly released 2017 hate crimes statistics, continuing a trend seen the past few years.

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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 t…

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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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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 t…

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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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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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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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Following a meeting with Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh representatives and Robert Jones, the FBI’s special agent in charge of the Pittsburgh field office, CEOs, rabbis, executive directors, board chairs and leaders from Pittsburgh’s synagogues and Jewish organizations were greeted …

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Early Sunday morning victims’ bodies were still inside Congregation Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha in Pittsburgh as investigations remain ongoing. Rabbis Daniel Wasserman and Elazar Admon, members of Pittsburgh’s Orthodox Chevra Kadisha (Jewish Burial Society), outlined the process of what will follow.

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The #MeToo movement has served as a powerful vehicle for women around the world to share their stories of sexual harassment, assault and abuse. But #MeToo’s reach into everyday life, politics and pop culture has left some men wondering, “What, if anything, can I do?”

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It’s a word many Jews do not know — anusim. In Hebrew it is best translated as the “forced ones,” those who were coerced by threats of violence, psychological stress or economic pressure into leaving their Jewish faith and converting to, usually, Christianity.

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After a year of swirling emotions, accusations, charges, mea culpas, convictions and vocal defenses, the #MeToo movement has created a cultural eruption that some say is unfair, while others say, “It’s about time.”

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Since the shooting death of Eliyahu Moscowitz in the Rogers Park area of Chicago on Oct. 1, a dark cloud has hovered over the local Jewish community.

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Kenneth L. Marcus, the assistant secretary for civil rights at the Department of Education, has reopened a years-old case of alleged discrimination against Jewish students at Rutgers University.

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Whether or not the Trump administration’s announcement on Rosh Hashanah that it was closing the Palestine Liberation Organization’s mission in Washington, D.C., its de facto embassy, was orchestrated for dramatic effect, it was certainly perceived as symbolic of the administration’s recent a…

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Jews across the Valley, state, nation and even the world continue to mourn the death of United States Sen. John McCain, a longtime friend of Israel, who died of brain cancer on Aug. 25. A funeral service will be held at the Washington National Cathedral on Sept. 1, where he will be eulogized…

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The head of Jewish Federations of North America returned from Israel empty-handed a few weeks ago after a last-ditch effort to stop passage of a controversial bill.

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