PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The owner of the New England Patriots flew into Pittsburgh Saturday to visit the Tree of Life Synagogue and attend a religious service, according to reports.
NFL Network reporter Aditi Kinkhabwala posted to Twitter that Patriots owner Robert Kraft flew into Pittsburgh early Saturday morning to pay his respects at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill.
#Patriots owner Robert Kraft flew in to Pittsburgh early yesterday to visit the Tree of Life synagogue, where a gunman massacred 11 people. He then attended services at Rodef Shalom, and when invited to speak by the rabbi, he did. I’m told he even spoke partly in Hebrew. #bridges
— Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) December 16, 2018
Kraft reportedly then attended religious services at Rodef Shalom, where he was invited to speak by the rabbi. Kinkhabwala reported that Kraft spoke partly in Hebrew.
The New England Patriots are scheduled to play the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh at Heinz Field on Sunday at 4:25 p.m.