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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Shooting At Southern Californian Synagogue Leaves One Dead

Shooting At Southern Californian Synagogue Leaves One Dead

David McNew April 29, 2019

People attend a prayer and candlelight vigil at Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church on April 27, 2019 in Poway, California. A gunman opened fire at the nearby Congregation Chabad synagogue on the last day of Passover leaving one person dead...

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SOPA Images November 5, 2018

A mourner wearing a Star of David around his neck at the Squirrel Hill memorial service for the victims of the shooting at the neighborhood’s Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Penn., Oct. 29, 2018. (Matthew Hatcher/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty...

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SOPA Images October 28, 2018

Mourners seen holding candles in the aftermath of the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, on Oct. 27, 2018. The shooter espoused an anti-immigrant and anti-Semitic ideology online. (Aaron Jackendoff/SOPA Images/LightRocket...

MIDEAST ISRAEL TERROR

MIDEAST ISRAEL TERROR

Miriam Alster November 21, 2014

Hundreds of Israelis mourn at the funeral of three of the victims killed earlier in the day when two Palestinian terrorists from east Jerusalem entered the Kehilat Yaakov synagogue in the Orthodox neighborhood of Har Nof, Jerusalem, with pistols and axes,...

Mourning victims of Jerusalem attack

Mourning victims of Jerusalem attack

Miriam Alster November 19, 2014

Hundreds of Israelis mourn at the funeral of three of the victims killed earlier in the day when two Palestinian terrorists from east Jerusalem entered the Kehilat Yaakov synagogue in the Orthodox neighborhood of Har Nof, Jerusalem, with pistols and axes,...

Funerals for victims of shooting in Toulouse, France

Funerals for victims of shooting in Toulouse, France

Uri Lenz March 21, 2012

Mourners stand around the bodies of the victims of Monday's shooting in Toulouse during their joint funeral service in Jerusalem March 21, 2012. A gunman, suspected of killing three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school in the name of al Qaeda, said...

Protesters raising a banner reading in France, we kill Blacks, Jews, and Arabs during a silent demonstration in Paris, March 20, 2012.

Toulouse attack leaves French Jewish community shaken

By Dana Kennedy, JTA March 20, 2012

PARIS—When Arie Bensemhoun, a Jewish community leader in Toulouse, woke up Tuesday morning, he thought for a moment that the horrific shooting of three children and a rabbi at a local Jewish school might just have been a bad dream.Like others in the...

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