11 Murdered in Horrific Antisemitic Attack at Synagogue in Pittsburgh


This Shabbat, our worst nightmare came true. Innocent people were killed in Pittsburgh. During the morning service on Saturday, a gunman entered the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Bursting into the synagogue, he yelled "all Jews must die" before indiscriminately shooting to kill as many as he could. He engaged in a shootout with police officers and barricaded himself inside the building before surrendering. 11 innocent men and women were killed for the simple crime of being Jewish. This was the deadliest attack on a Jewish community in United States history. It is not just an attack on the Jewish community, but on America as a whole. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families, and all the people of Pittsburgh.