“We feel bound to you and your congregations – by memory and duty,” the paper’s executive editor told a rabbi before donating the $15,000.
They citied his premeditation, planning, anti-Semitic motivation and the number of victims as well as his “lack of remorse.”
The Calvary Episcopal Church reached out to the congregation just days after the October 27 attack that left 11 Jewish worshippers dead, offering
Jonathan Perlman of the New Light Congregation cited religious tradition and his congregants’ still-opened wounds.
After losing three fellow congregants in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, Beth Kissileff hopes that Tisha B’Av will help her with her pain.
As the Book of Lamentations says, of then and now: “Alas, priest and prophet are slain in the Sanctuary of the Lord!”
“It’s not only Jews,” who are targeted, he told Jake Tapper on Sunday.
Sanders prevented his aides from announcing his meeting with the Pittsburgh synagogue rabbi because he didn’t want it to appear as a “publicity grab.”
More than $60,000 of that total was raised by the Tree of Life congregation, which was targeted by an anti-Semitic gunman five months prior.
The lawyers say that FBI agents have dissuaded witnesses from meeting with their defense team.