Ben Case is an organizer, researcher, and writer. He helped found IfNotNow Pittsburgh and JOLT. Case is a postdoctoral scholar at the Center for Work and Democracy and has a PhD in sociology from the University of Pittsburgh.
By Ben Case
We are Jews from Pittsburgh. Please don’t use the Tree of Life tragedy for political gain
On Oct. 27, 2018, a white supremacist opened fire in the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh during Shabbat services, killing eleven people and injuring two. Three years later, in the beginning of October, Pittsburgh hosted the three-day Eradicate Hate Global Summit, presented in honor of the members of our community murdered and wounded in…
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