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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Police officers on the scene of the shooting in Jersey City, N.J., that left six dead, Dec. 10, 2019. (Rick Loomis/Getty Images)

Jersey City kosher market shooting suspects identified — 1 was Black Hebrew Israelite follower, NBC reports

Gabe Friedman December 11, 2019

(JTA) — The two shooters who targeted a kosher supermarket in Jersey City for attack after killing a police officer have been identified.WNBC-TV in New York reported Wednesday that the shooters were David Anderson and Francine Graham. Both were...

The scene outside the site of a deadly shooting at kosher supermarket in Jersey, City, N.J., Dec. 10, 2019. (Josefin Dolsten/JTA)

Jersey City mayor says gunmen targeted kosher supermarket in shootout that left 6 dead

Marcy Oster December 11, 2019

(JTA) — The gunmen who entered a Jersey City kosher supermarket and engaged in a deadly shootout with police deliberately chose the store, the city’s mayor said.“Based on our initial investigation (which is ongoing) we now believe the active shooters...

The scene near the site of a shootout between two gunmen and police at a kosher supermarket in Jersey City, N.J., Dec. 10, 2019. (Josefin Dolsten/JTA)

The Jersey City kosher supermarket shooting rattled a tight-knit Orthodox Jewish community

Josefin Dolsten Gabe Friedman December 10, 2019

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (JTA) — Hours after gunfire that started in a cemetery and ended in a shootout at a kosher supermarket here left six dead on Tuesday, there were more questions than answers.As of Tuesday night, the crime scene was cordoned off, keeping...

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