“He had his whole life ahead of him. He was only 20 years old. I don’t know how my life is supposed to carry on.”
The rabbi of the Falmouth Jewish Congregation said it’s the first such incident in his nearly 30 years leading the congregation.
One of the posters features an image of Adolf Hitler with the words “Did you forget about me?”
“It was a miracle that the door held,” said the leader of the Halle Jewish community.
“This is a shocking act of hate,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
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The important things are to be aware, have a plan and know how to respond to injuries.
“How do we balance warm welcome with necessary security? I think that’s what leadership is really wrestling with.”
Matthew Amiot pleaded guilty, without being offered a deal, because he wanted to be released from jail to attend a meeting to find housing.
They citied his premeditation, planning, anti-Semitic motivation and the number of victims as well as his “lack of remorse.”