Tom Hanks, Billy Porter And Joanne Rogers Named Cabinet Members For Tree Of Life’s Rebuilding CampaignSome big names are coming together to support the Tree of Life community in Squirrel Hill as they continue to rebuild and recover from tragedy two years ago.
Mayor Peduto Calls On Pittsburghers To Hold Moment Of Silence As Tree Of Life RemembranceMayor Bill Peduto is calling for a moment of silence and reflection across the city Tuesday morning in memory of the 11 lives lost two years ago at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill.
Tree Of Life Remembrance Events Held Virtually, Day Of Service HeldTuesday will mark the second commemoration of the Tree of Life tragedy that took that eleven lives. This year's remembrance was largely done virtually.
3 Congregations To Commemorate Tree Of Life Tragedy Virtually Next WeekDue to the coronavirus pandemic, the three congregations have decided to hold a virtual commemoration ceremony.
Judge Denies Motion To Drop Hate Crimes Charges Against Synagogue Shooting Suspect Robert BowersA federal judge rejected the motion from Robert Bowers' attorneys to drop some charges against him in the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting.
Accused Tree Of Life Gunman Robert Bowers' Attorneys Say Pandemic Has Hampered CaseAttorneys for accused Tree of Life Synagogue gunman Robert Bowers say the coronavirus pandemic is having an impact on building their case.
Man Who Made Star Of David Memorial Outside Tree Of Life Synagogue Dies After Cancer DiagnosisAn Illinois man man who spent years making crosses and bringing them to the sites of mass shootings and other disasters around the United States died Monday.
‘Open Hunting Season On Jews’: Rabbi Myers Outraged Over Rise In Violence, HateRabbi Jeffrey Myers is condemning violence against people of the Jewish faith following an attack over the weekend at a Chanukah celebration in New York.
Pennsylvania Extend Security Grants To Fight Hate CrimesPennsylvania will provide millions of dollars in grants to protect houses of worship and other potentially targeted community organizations from hate crimes.
'Be The Light': Pittsburgh Greenfield Students Honor Tree Of Life Victims With Lantern CeremonySince the shooting rampage at Tree of Life Synagogue last year, Pittsburgh Public Schools' Greenfield PreK-8 has created a memorial for the 11 victims of the shooting.
Remember, Repair, Together: One Year Since The Tree Of Life Synagogue MassacreOct. 27, 2018 started out as any normal autumn Saturday morning in western Pennsylvania, but as the dreary day had just dawned, that normalcy turned to horror.
Report: Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre Led To String Of Attack PlotsAt least 12 white supremacists have been arrested on allegations of plotting, threatening or carrying out anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. since the massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue nearly one year ago.
City's Jewish Leaders Beginning Preparations To Commemorate Tree Of Life Victims On 1-Year Commemoration Of AttackJewish leaders are preparing to discuss plans to commemorate the deadly shooting that killed 11 worshippers inside the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill almost a year ago.
Mayor Peduto Visits Washington DC To Call For Senate Vote On Background Check LegislationPittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is visiting Washington DC today, joining with other mayors from across the United States to call for gun legislation.
Gov. Tom Wolf To Visit Auschwitz Memorial, Guard In Lithuania To Honor Tree Of Life VictimsPennsylvania's governor will be traveling next week to visit National Guard troops stationed in Lithuania and to honor the victims of last year's Pittsburgh synagogue shooting during a stop at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial.