Christian student leaders meet with Tree of Life community

Amid concerns that antisemitism in the US is on the rise, a Christian organization led students and young professionals in a weekend commemoration of the worst attack targeting Jews in US history, the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue. Passages, a Christian organization that brings college students with leadership potential to Israel, organized a […]

US Synagogues Vandalized Just Days After Pittsburgh

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.

Jerusalem Gathers To Remember Pittsburgh Massacre Victims

The soft singing was heard down Jaffa Street as hundreds of Jerusalem’s residents, including immigrants and tourists, from all backgrounds took part in a memorial gathering at Zion Square in Jerusalem  for the victims of the “Tree of Life” Synagogue massacre in Pittsburgh.

As First Victims Buried, Trump Leaves for Pittsburgh; Pence Makes Messianic Gaffe

The first burials of the 11 victims from the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting took place Tuesday as President Trump and First Lady, Melania, headed to the city to “express the support of the American people and to grieve with the Pittsburgh community,” the White House said. At a GOP rally, Vice President Mike Pence called upon a rabbi to invoke a prayer for the victims but his good intentions misfired due to an interfaith faux pas.