A federal jury condemned the shooter, who shot and killed 11 Jewish men and women at prayer in synagogue for Shabbat-morning services.
Jurors agreed unanimously that Robert Bowers should be sentenced to death, which the judge is slated to do formally on Aug. 3.
The man who called Jews “the children of Satan” potentially faces the death penalty.
The lawyer referred to the “irrational motive” and “misguided intent” of the defendant, who has pleaded not guilty to all 63 federal charges.
The main subject would-be jurors are being asked about is their position on capital punishment.
“Everyone should feel comfortable seeking mental-health resources if they need,” said the 10.27 Healing Partnership.
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 […]
Most Jews oppose capital punishment. Still, some crimes are so egregious that any other sentence will undermine the rule of law on which a civilized society depends.
Thirteen Jews murdered in anti-Semitic attacks, the most since 1994 • Iran foremost perpetrator of spreading incitement, Holocaust denial.
The president sent his message to “our Jewish brothers and sisters in the United States, in Israel and around the world,” noting Hanukkah’s origins in the story of rededicating the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.