Jewish leaders, backers defiant a week after hostage siege

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Jewish leaders throughout the U.S. are calling for a strong turnout at this weekend's worship services as a statement of defiance against antisemitic acts. Ruth Salton told her daughter she was going one way or another to Friday night Shabbat services at Congregation Beth Israel. Rabbi Jeffrey Myers of the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, echoed the call.
4 months ago·Colleyville, United States

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Jewish leaders urge worship attendance after hostage siege

Jewish leaders throughout the U.S. are calling for a strong turnout at this weekend’s worship services in defiance of antisemitic acts such as last weekend’s hostage siege at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas

4 months ago·United States
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Jewish leaders, backers defiant a week after hostage siege

On the eve of her 100th birthday Saturday, Ruth Salton told her daughter she was going one way or another to Friday night Shabbat services at Congregation Beth Israel, just days after a gunman voicing antisemitic conspiracy theories held four worshippers hostage for 10 hours at the Fort Worth-area synagogue.

4 months ago·United States
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Jewish leaders urge worship attendance after hostage siege

By PETER SMITH Associated PressJewish leaders throughout the U.S. are calling for a strong turnout at this weekend’s worship services in defiance of antisemitic acts such as last weekend’s hostage siege at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas. “SHOW UP IN SHUL THIS SHABBAT … IN DEFIANCE/JOY/TO SEE FELLOW JEWS,” tweeted Deborah Lipstadt, who is President Biden’s nominee as a special envoy to confront antisemitism abroad. Rabbi Jeffrey M…

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Los Angeles Times

Jewish leaders, backers defiant a week after hostage siege

Rabbis, public officials and others made defiant statements against antisemitism at Sabbath services a week after a hostage siege at a Texas synagogue.

4 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Jewish leaders urge worship attendance after hostage siege

On the eve of her 100th birthday Saturday, Ruth Salton told her daughter she was going one way or another to Friday night Shabbat services at Congregation Beth Israel, just days after a gunman voicing antisemitic conspiracy theories held four worshippers hostage for 10 hours at the Fort Worth-area synagogue.“I want to support my people,” said Salton, a Holocaust survivor. She said she told her daughter “if she doesn’t take me, I’ll go by myself,…

4 months ago·Tacoma, United States
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Jewish leaders urge worship attendance after hostage siege

By Peter Smith | Associated PressOn the eve of her 100th birthday Saturday, Ruth Salton told her daughter she was going one way or another to Friday night Shabbat services at Congregation Beth Israel, just days after a gunman voicing antisemitic conspiracy theories held four worshippers hostage for 10 hours at the Fort Worth-area synagogue.“I want to support my people,” said Salton, a Holocaust survivor. She said she told her daughter “if she do…

4 months ago·San Jose, United States
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