As those who were murdered in Saturday's synagogue shooting are mourned, one is remembered as a dedicated doctor and friend, while two disabled brothers are recalled as "lovely souls."
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Writing at The Times of Israel, Shaina Be Flatow remembers growing up not far from the Tree of Life synagogue in a Pittsburgh neighborhood where there were cross-burnings and she was called Jewish slurs.
The deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh isn’t just disturbing, it’s also the United States’ largest targeted murder of Jews to date. This distinction prompted the staff at The Jerusalem Post to compile a list of other attacks against the Jewish community around the globe in the last 40 years.
An Israeli trauma team is ready to assist family members who lost loved ones in the attack in Pittsburgh, as well as provide psychological treatment and emotional support to the Pittsburgh community.
In the wake of Saturday’s massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue, members of Pittsburgh’s old and well-established Jewish community reflect on the attack that took 11 lives.