Congressional Democrats Seek More Action on Domestic Extremists

Congressional Democrats on Monday called on U.S. law enforcement authorities to do more to track and prosecute far-right extremists after a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue and the...

President, First Lady to Visit Pittsburgh on Tuesday

(JTA) — President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, will visit Pittsburgh on Tuesday in the wake of the synagogue shooting that killed 11 worshipers. White House press secretary Sarah...

Israeli Leaders Use Shooting to Pressure Government to Recognize Liberal Judaism

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli government minister and the country’s opposition leader called on Israel to recognize the liberal streams of Judaism in the wake of the shooting at...

Synagogue Massacre Suspect Held Without Bond

Shackled and in a wheelchair, the man accused of shooting 11 worshipers to death at a Pittsburgh synagogue made a stony-faced and largely silent appearance on Monday in a...

Police Officers Wounded Taking Down Synagogue Gunman Identified

The six police officers wounded while subduing the gunman who murdered 11 people at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday were identified on Monday. According to The Daily...

Pittsburgh Rabbi Regrets Not Being Able to Save More Congregants From Massacre

The rabbi of the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh where 11 Jews were murdered by a white supremacist gunman on Saturday has told an interviewer that he regrets...

Heavy Courthouse Security Ahead of Synagogue Shooting Suspect’s Arraignment

A man charged with shooting 11 worshipers to death at a Pittsburgh synagogue was released from a hospital a few hours before he was to be arraigned on Monday...

Iranian Immigrant Raises Half a Million for Tree of Life Synagogue

Iranian immigrant Shay Khatiri created an online fundraiser for the victims of Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue in Pittsburgh after waking up on his Jewish friend’s couch to the...

Israeli Trauma Experts Land in Pittsburgh

Members of the Israeli Trauma Coalition are lending their support in Pittsburgh. The delegation is made up of Israeli experts, who have international experience in two main areas. The...

Pittsburgh Rabbi Vows: Shooting ‘Will Not Break Us’

Thousands attended a memorial service for the victims of Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue on Sunday night, where many decried the growing toxic political discourse in the United...

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Arizona Amends Anti-BDS law

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill on Tuesday to amend the state’s law prohibiting public contractors from boycotting Israel. The 2016 anti-BDS bill was...

Passover Seder to Be Celebrated in Former Warsaw Ghetto

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