A survivor of the Pittsburgh massacre returns to the synagogue where the shooting took place
On the anniversary of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, remembering the violence that shattered a community
A lost documentary captures the old Jewish shopping district of Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill
The community’s leaders wanted the ceremony commemorating the Tree of Life massacre to be free of politics and conflict. One rabbi, and many congregants, felt differently.
If we don’t show up for Jewish lives, no one else will
Tablet will hold simultaneous pre-Rosh Hashanah rallies in Brooklyn, Pittsburgh, and Poway
When Temple Hadar Israel in New Castle, Pennsylvania, closed its doors, most of its ritual objects were disbursed to other congregations. What was left was buried in a cemetery.
On the six-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre, the need to take real action to curb gun violence is more urgent than ever
A Pittsburgh rabbi calls on Jews to follow in the footsteps of the Maccabees this Hanukkah with a rededication to Jewish practice
When anti-Semitic tropes are used to score cheap political points, violence follows. It always has.
Jewish Pittsburghers living around the world struggle to process the synagogue attack while far from the city they love
Finding words in liturgy to cope with tragedy
The team tasked with the ritual preparation of the bodies of the victims of the Pittsburgh massacre lean on thousands of years of Jewish martyrdom
Age-appropriate but honest conversations, and even children’s books, can help you talk about what happened, and why. Here are some resources for parents.
We attribute isolation to the alleged perpetrator of the Pittsburgh massacre because we want to be reassured. But he is afloat on an ocean of hate.
What the Pittsburgh Jewish community and the Jewish tradition of mourning teach us about confronting anti-Semitism
A moving remembrance of growing up as one of the few African-Americans in Pittsburgh’s ‘shtetl’ neighborhood, where every Shabbat is a special day, and every day can be Shabbat
A shooter who opened fire during Shabbat services Saturday morning is reported to be in police custody
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