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Donations soar for Tree Of Life, HIAS, in wake of shul murders

As people across the country struggle to come to terms with what happened last Shabbat morning in Pittsburgh, many have taken to fundraising — to help the Tree of Life Congregation and a Jewish refugee resettlement group the shooter raged against just before his rampage. Read more.

Brothers killed in Pittsburgh lived in peace as laughing, gentle giants

Everybody in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood knew David and Cecil Rosenthal, ages 54 and 59. They were devoted to their temple, never missing shabbat services at Tree of Life Synagogue. The brothers were developmentally disabled and lived in a group home, but as their rabbi said, “…

Penguins hold 11-second moment of silence for synagogue shooting victims

The Pittsburgh Penguins held an 11-second moment of silence on Oct. 30 prior to their game against the New York Islanders to remember the victims of the shooting at Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue in the city’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood—each second for the 11 who were killed. Read more.

Pittsburgh synagogue to host services as FBI continues investigating

One of the largest synagogues in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood will host Shabbat services this weekend for members of the congregations that shared the Tree of Life building because federal investigators continue to occupy it after Saturday’s shooting. Read more.

New U.S. Jewish security chief surveys a changing landscape of hate

The US Jewish community is more secure than it was a decade ago but must brace for new challenges, according to the officials who oversee communal security. Read more.