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From Julian Edelman To Deborah Lipstadt, Twitter Reacts To The Poway Synagogue Shooting

Another shooting in America. Another attack at a synagogue. Another day of mourning for the Jewish people and our allies. On Twitter, thinkers, celebrities, and other public figures reflected on the loss of Lori Gilbert-Kaye, the suffering and trauma of the injured and the rest of the survivors, and the question — Where does America go now?

Julian Edelman, New England Patriots player

Jason Alexander, actor

Miz Cracker, drag performer (hey, don’t knock her — she’s a fierce defender of Jews):

Deesha Dyer, civil servant

Professor Deborah Lipstadt, historian

Judy Gold, comedian

Bette Midler, performer

Wajahat Ali, public thinker

Arielle Angel, writer

Ezra Furman, singer

Seven tips for honoring Poway, from Jews For Racial And Economic Justice (JFREJ):

Marlee Matlin, actress

San Diego Padres

Mia Farrow, actress

Adam Lambert, musician

Jenny Singer is the deputy life/features editor for the Forward. You can reach her at [email protected] or on Twitter @jeanvaljenny

Adrianna Chaviva Freedman is the Social Media Intern for the Forward. You can reach her at [email protected] or on Twitter @ac_freedman


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