Vigil for Pittsburgh synagogue attack victims tonight in Lakeland

Vigil for Pittsburgh synagogue attack victims tonight in Lakeland

Vigil for Pittsburgh synagogue attack victims tonight in Lakeland

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A crowdfunding campaign formed by two Muslim groups has raised more than $100,000 for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, which killed 11, the Times of Israelreported.

"We'll get through this darkest day of Pittsburgh history by working together", he told reporters.

"Someone called me to say, 'I grew up in that synagogue, ' 'I grew up in that neighborhood, ' 'I went to college with people from Pittsburgh, ' " he said.

The Islamic Center Of Pittsburgh offered its deepest sympathy and condolences, and called on its community to donate blood.

In a pair of tweets, Trump said, "All of America is in mourning over the mass murder of Jewish Americans at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh". One officer has been released from hospitalization and officials said a second one is expected to be released sometime on Sunday.

Now teaching English with the Masa Israel program, she said this event "makes me miss Pittsburgh". They joined arms to sing the Jewish prayer for peace Oseh Shalom.

Some complained that the confrontational, nationalistic rhetoric of US President Donald Trump has encouraged right-wing extremists and fed a surge in activity by hate groups. It's surreal. It's upsetting not to be at home.

This is not the first effort by Muslim Americans to fundraise after tragic attacks.

Pittsburgh police said in an arrest affidavit made public early Sunday that Robert Gregory Bowers killed eight men and three women in the Tree of Life Synagogue before a tactical police team tracked him down and shot him.

"It's stuff we think about all the time", she said. "My mum was friends with over half the people who were killed". "I can't even imagine (Cecil) thinking ill of anyone", she said.

The Milwaukee Jewish Federation will also host a gathering for mourners.

"He was very receptive to HIV patients when other people were apprehensive about HIV patients so he was simply known as a most compassionate man", Gibbons said.

US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told Fox News Sunday that DHS officials visited the Pittsburgh synagogue in March to provide training on active shooter responses. One of the worst I've seen. "It's been a whirlwind of emotions".

Vanessa Ressler was taken aback Sunday when her 8-year-old daughter Micah asked her a very hard question - "Mommy, could that happen here?" "The Jewish community is the backbone". "That gives us the strength to move forward".

Davis described the distance between her and Pittsburgh as "surreal" during this hard time. Most of the time they were clean jokes.

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