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This Weekend Marks One Year After Pittsburgh Synagogue Attack

People of the Pod

12:25 min | 10 months ago

This Weekend Marks One Year After Pittsburgh Synagogue Attack

"This weekend marks the one year anniversary of the shooting at the tree of life car Gatien in Pittsburgh it's also the second annual show up for Chabad on the weekend right after the shooting we at J. C. encouraged Jews and our allies around the world to go to synagogue and show up for shut it became the largest demonstration of solidarity with the Jewish people in world history this year as we mark the tracks nick anniversary we hope you'll show up for Chabad again on this weekend October Twenty Fifth and twenty sixth head to AJC dot org slash show up for Chabad to learn more Manja who did you chat with this week Avi Mayor the Managing Director of Global Communications for AJC who spearheaded an unprecedented survey of American Jewish you too about anti-semitism how about you for my interview I really zoomed in on Pittsburgh and spoke with Jeff Finkelstein the president and CEO of the Jewish Federation in Pittsburgh so let's dive right in and hear those conversations now Sunday October twenty seventh will mark exactly one year since the deadly shooting at Pittsburgh is tree of Life Congregation we spoke with Jeff Finkelstein President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh to get a sense of how Pittsburgh is doing one year out jeff thank you so much for joining us thanks for asking me to do this now we're almost exactly one year out from the attack that Jews US All across America felt in our own way but the victims were in Pittsburgh so I should start by asking how is the Jewish community in Pittsburgh doing so I think you're actually starting with the right question the answer's complicated and complex because when we talk about the community were all victims and there are different levels of victims obviously the families who lost loved ones the people who were injured those who are in the synagogue but escaped and saw the shooter people in the parking lot the Jewish community of Squirrel Hill the general community of Scroll Hill the Jewish community of Greater Pittsburgh Etcetera and so there were all these rungs and I think if you ask representatives of each of them on different days you'll get a different an answer So the real answer in one word is it depends you just reminded me of the poem that you might be familiar with called the order of the bomb by you who to buy it's a famous poem by famous Israeli poet and it's too long to read into the record here maybe we'll link to it in the notes but in it he basically talks about the concentric circles of you know he's speaking of course about a bombing in Israel but he says the diameter of the bomb mhm was thirty centimeters but the range of the people who had hit and the people who were affected by that and the people who cared about that further and further ends by saying and I won't even mention the Howl of orphans that reaches up to the throne of God and beyond making a circle with no end and no god which is perhaps deeper than either is intended to go there but you're certainly right to point out that the attack took place in one location but it was felt everywhere it definitely has ripple effects by the way e yes I was my professor at the Hebrew University when I was there for my junior year and I actually don't remember studying that home but I'm sure I did at one point uh now going to have to go back and re read it you know and I can speak personally there were days where I feel more than others as we approach the one year marker and I'm looking at some of the drafts of videos that are going to be used I ended up in tears and and other your time's I'm fine when the attack happened in Powei that retraumatize people in the community including people like may so I just think they're good days is there a bad days and I'll end this part just by saying that one of the blessings in my professional work has been getting to know especially the victims families who were closest to the incident they are truly remarkable wonderful strong inspiring people that's that's that's beautiful a year ago so when this happened Pittsburgh became a mechanism for antisemitism in America right it became a kind of shorthand when many people today say Pittsburgh they don't mean the city on the allegheny river they mean the place where an anti Semite attacked a synagogue and that for you it's home right it's where you raised your kids it's where you work and perhaps not only where you go to work but it's the community that you really help to Lee it has it been jarring disconnect between the city people talk about in the one that you live in it's actually interesting I just I wrote a piece and I haven't done anything with it yet it on this topic specifically because I really might even be anger that I feel when people referred do what happened here as Pittsburgh they say we have to remember Pittsburgh Yeah and when I what I want them to know about Pittsburgh is that this is an incredible unique Jewish community this is a place that's growing with close to fifty thousand Jews today that's getting younger with millennials going into our city because of the increase in eds and meds higher education medical work and high tech in general and it is is and I always state this without actually ever researching it but it never stops me it is the last major urban center Jewish community in North America outside of New York every other Jewish comed- that I know of the major community has moved out of the city itself we are still saying entered in the city of Pittsburgh with the diversity of the Jewish community there it is an incredible place and that's when it comes to the Jewish communities what Pittsburgh it should mean and when it comes to being just a city this is the city that built America it had the third most fortune five hundred companies in America after New York and Chicago for a number of years it literally built America with its steel and those are the things that people need to remember about Pittsburgh this week AJC released the findings of a new survey of American Jews feelings about antisemitism and in the survey we found that a quarter of American Jews say that they avoid certain aces events or situation out of concern for their safety as Jews forty-seven percent report that Jewish institutions with which they are affiliated have been targeted by antisemitic threats graffiti or attacks and more than half of American Jews report having police and or private guards posted outside of their institutions. What has the hardening of Jewish communal spaces look like in Pittsburgh so just to take it back prior talks over twenty seventh year and a half before we hired a Jewish community security director at the Federation to start looking at that and his work save lives on Tober Twenty-seventh we we know that from people who survived in twenty four hours after the shooting took place we convened all of our Jewish institutions for briefing with our security director FBI police local politicians and talked about what was going on in the community and we at the federation made the Vision we hired armed guards throughout the Jewish community for the next four weeks we paid for it and the whole idea was to build resilience we didn't want people so scared of coming into our Jewish institutions forty eight hours after the shooting the largest Jewish preschool which is located at JC and Squirrel Hill all but one family showed up that's what we were aiming for and yes facilities have been physically hardened and there are addition thousands of new personnel for security at many of them as well someone asked me about this earlier today and you know has it has on an impact on people my own synagogue I was just there for Simpler Toronto Media Sarit I know the armed guard the people who come a lot we know oh that guard he is not Jewish he wishes you Chabad Shalom on Chabad and hugs them on the holiday it's not jarring it's comforting actually for most people I think and he's almost a member of the community and it's really it's been beautiful I think that's the way a lot of the institutions have tried to deal with the addition of security personnel now the tree of life congregation where the shooting took place last year issued a statement just last week too it's it's New Vision for the synagogue building a new mission for that institution can you tell us more about that before I answer the question I wanted just makes are we make one point that it was the tree of life building where the attack took place and that building house three congregation right tree of life New Light Endorse Hadasha and I I know you know that Steffi but I wanna make sure your listeners know that it's really important that people realize that so they've been talking about this for several months now with different parties that might be interested in co locating and collaborating on the site there's just been one initial meeting with the group I know that because we at the federation help convene that first meeting and there are a lot of details to be worked out think the congregation tree of life itself the owner of the building has been very public especially Rabbi Myers and there president that they are committed to re opening on that site in some way what it looks like exactly I think we'll take some time but the idea that Jewish life will be can you on that corner in Squirrel Hill I think is definitely is key to their thinking I just WanNa close by asking You Jeff how are you going to be spending the day I'm sure you're going to be on call and and working throughout the what will you be doing to commemorate next week so the day has been planned there's been a group that's been meeting from about the third week after the shooting they've been meeting every Thursday and that group is convened by actually part of the federal government with representatives of the three impacted congregations it's the Jewish Federation are Jewish community center or Jewish family and community service this is another local nonprofit called the Center for victims and a couple of official representatives of the victims families themselves and they have put together the framework of what will be happening that day my federation team is the one that's actually done the heavy lifting to make it all happen and that's what I'll be participating in starting at eleven am we have volunteer activities we have slots for slightly over eight hundred people as of today we're well over seven hundred are already filled in the ideas that we're going to make the world a better place in the name of those lives we lost very traditional Jewish way to do it at two o'clock the next traditional Jewish way to remember those who have lost will be tower study and I I think we're approaching four hundred people now registered for that with lots of different teachers representing all the different streams of Judaism which is I think the way we function in Pittsburgh working together and then at five o'clock will be a large community gathering to be run about an hour or so and most of that again centered around those we lost everything that's happening that day is victim centered and trauma informed because it's the local incident in Pittsburgh whereas the rest of the country that are doing things for them it's not their neighborhood per se and so that's how I'll be spent in my day is going to each of these things and being with our community well jeff our thoughts will be with you as you do that thank you so much for joining us on people at the todd thanks EFI

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Anti-Defamation League reports wave of anti-Semitic plots since Pittsburgh synagogue killings

10 10 WINS 24 Hour News

00:26 sec | 10 months ago

Anti-Defamation League reports wave of anti-Semitic plots since Pittsburgh synagogue killings

"Nine reports of a Jewish civil rights group in College Park Maryland of a rest of at least twelve white supremacist on allegations of plotting threatening or carrying out anti semitic attacks in the US since a gunman killed eleven worshipers at Pittsburgh's tree of life synagogue October twenty seventh of last year according to the anti defamation league there were at least fifty incidents adding those included twelve cases of vandalism involving white supremacist

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Tree of Life Synagogue to reopen as "symbol against hatred"

KYW 24 Hour News

00:35 sec | 10 months ago

Tree of Life Synagogue to reopen as "symbol against hatred"

"Leaders of the Pittsburgh synagogue were eleven worshippers were fatally shot last year now want to rebuild Jewish leaders have announced plans for the tree of life building in Pittsburgh squirrel hill neighborhood they want to turn the site of last fall's violence in what they hope will be a center for Jewish life in the United States and a symbol against hatred three congregations met at that building where a gunman opened fire on October twenty seventh of last year killing eleven and wounding seven the building has been closed since the attack tree of life leaders now envision a rebuilt space that includes places for worship Memorial education and social

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Tree of Life Synagogue to reopen as "symbol against hatred"

WBBM Evening News

00:35 sec | 10 months ago

Tree of Life Synagogue to reopen as "symbol against hatred"

"House leaders of the Pittsburgh synagogue where eleven worshippers were fatally shot last year when a rebuild and renovate that building Jewish leaders have announced plans for the tree of life building in Pittsburgh squirrel hill neighborhood they want to turn the site of last fall's violence you know what they hope will be a center for Jewish life in the United States and a symbol against hatred three congregations medic that building where a gunman opened fire on October twenty seventh of last year killing eleven and wounding seven the building has been closed since the attack tree of life leaders now envision a rebuilt space that includes places for worship memorial education and social

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Tree of Life Synagogue to reopen as "symbol against hatred"

Marty Griffin and Wendy Bell

00:23 sec | 10 months ago

Tree of Life Synagogue to reopen as "symbol against hatred"

"Leaders of the Pittsburgh synagogue or eleven worshippers were fatally shot last year say they want to renovate the building and what they hope will be a center for Jewish life in the United States also a symbol against hatred plans were unveiled today for the tree of life synagogue including places for worship Memorial education and social events classrooms in exhibitions will also be

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Tree Of Life Synagogue Plans On Reopening

Balance of Power

00:25 sec | 10 months ago

Tree Of Life Synagogue Plans On Reopening

"Leaders of the Pittsburgh synagogue where worshippers were fatally shot last year want to rebuild and renovate the building tree of life leaders outlined their vision for building today saying they hope will be a center for Jewish life in the United States and a symbol against hatred a gunman opened fire the synagogue last October killing eleven people and wounding seven the building has remained closed since the

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Robert Bowers And Pittsburgh discussed on This Morning with Gordon Deal

This Morning with Gordon Deal

00:16 sec | 1 year ago

Robert Bowers And Pittsburgh discussed on This Morning with Gordon Deal

"The man accused of going on a killing spree in a Pittsburgh synagogue last year could ultimately be sent to death row federal prosecutors filed a notice of intent to seek the death penalty against Robert Bowers who is charged eleven murders in a targeted attack on

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U.S. to seek death penalty for accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter

Mark Levin

00:25 sec | 1 year ago

U.S. to seek death penalty for accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter

"Federal prosecutors in Pittsburgh have made a decision they want the man accused of killing eleven worshippers inside a synagogue to face the death penalty if convicted the notice of intent to seek the death penalty against Robert Bowers was filed by the US attorney in Pittsburgh the filing cites premeditation religious hostility and harm to the victims caused by the shooter boxes going all Scott Bowers has pleaded

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U.S. to seek death penalty for accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter

Ben Ferguson

00:21 sec | 1 year ago

U.S. to seek death penalty for accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter

"We are all federal prosecutors say the man accused of killing eleven people in the Pittsburgh synagogue will face the death penalty if convicted the US attorney's office today filing notice to seek the death penalty against forty six year old Robert Bowers he's accused of targeting worshippers in the tree of life synagogue last October opening fire with an A. R. fifteen

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Poll: About a third of Americans approve of how Trump handled El Paso and Dayton shootings

Meet the Press: The Lid

04:16 min | 1 year ago

Poll: About a third of Americans approve of how Trump handled El Paso and Dayton shootings

"Kerry dan whether it's from history or from fiction. If if you're a student of the presidency you probably have a very good sense of how much the american psyche yearns for leadership in times of stress or national tragedy the day we celebrate that is fictional president thomas a with moore played by bill pullman in the movie independence day but in real life presidents have also all too often been called upon to make stirring speech. Is this not to fight. Aliens butts to bring together a country. That's grieving and confused often at some of the worst moments in the country's history. Remember george w bush with the bullhorn after nine eleven franklin delano roosevelt and the day that will live infamy ronald reagan after the challenger disaster faster and barack obama singing amazing grace after the charleston church shooting those are some of the few times in recent decades that partisanship has really really and truly been set almost entirely aside in our latest n._b._c. news wall street journal poll just thirty six percent of americans said they approve of president donald trump's handling of the shootings in el paso in dayton and that's not much better than he did in the wake of the pittsburgh synagogue shooting and and it's only a tiny bit better than his approval rating after hurricane maria hit puerto rico it is better than his approval rating for his handling of charlottesville arlit still only one in five americans said at the time that they approved of how trump handled the unite the right rally and the ensuing violence in charlottesville worlds fill almost exactly two years ago and here's a reminder. This is not really normal. It's not normal in american history for a president to only have a third third of americans are so approving of their reactions in the wake of a huge national events or tragedy sure i mean bush enjoyed sky-high. Hi hi approval ratings after nine eleven and almost eighty four percent of americans supported bill clinton's response to the oklahoma city bombing but also even after after hurricane katrina which is one of the most devastating parts of george w bush's presidency and one that made him particularly polarizing even after that advent still half of americans said they approved of his reaction to the hurricane at the time so trump is unusual in how americans have reacted to his response to national tragedies and when you take those numbers and you combined them with everything else that we know about public views of the president you get a very muddy muddy picture like wild majority disapproves of his handling of things like charlottesville trump is still enjoying some of the highest approval of his presidency when it comes the economy which is great news for the president but you might ask what is the most powerful thing when it comes to the two thousand twenty election what trump means jeans for americans wallets or something more holistic. That is the million dollar question but here's one clue from the data that our pollsters crunch that we noticed this weekend there are a total of nine percent of registered voters in this poll who say they like trump on the economy but they disapprove of overall for all and when those people were asked if they support trump for reelection or would rather vote for a democrat in twenty twenty three quarters said they would prefer for a democrat which is probably not great. If you're the current resident of the white house now for the record we did not aw test the favorability or any other kind of measures of president thomas a whitmore played by bill pullman independence day but i would love of deceased some head to head data with him versus the fictional presidents played by harrison ford and air force one and morgan freeman in deep impact those those would be some interesting cross tabs. That's a lead for us. If you'd like to hear more this free audio briefing you can always download us on your favorite podcast app <music>.

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Joe Biden, Iowa And President discussed on 10 10 WINS 24 Hour News

10 10 WINS 24 Hour News

00:31 sec | 1 year ago

Joe Biden, Iowa And President discussed on 10 10 WINS 24 Hour News

"In democratic frontrunner Joe Biden used a speech in Iowa to charge president trump with being in some ways responsible for not only the el Paso shooting but the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre in violent clashes over race and ethnicity in Charlottesville Virginia clear language ending cold this president's fan the flames of white supremacy in this nation but aboard Air Force One the president was watching even going so far as to treat the bidens speech was so boring earlier he told reporters Biden has lost his

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What makes the AR-15 style rifle the weapon of choice for mass shooters?

60 Minutes

00:51 sec | 1 year ago

What makes the AR-15 style rifle the weapon of choice for mass shooters?

"The mass shooting this past April. Let California synagogue has something in common with the deadliest massacres. The a are fifteen semi automatic rifle variations of the a r fifteen were used to kill it to New Zealand mosques, a Pittsburgh synagogue, Texas church Las Vegas concert. Marjory stoneman Douglas high school in Florida and sandy hook elementary school. The AARP fifteen style rifle is the most popular rifle in America. There are well over eleven million, and they are rarely used in crime handguns kill far more people. But as we first reported last November, the fifteen is the choice of our worst mass murderers, AR fifteen ammunition travels, three times, the speed of

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 Lawyer: Synagogue massacre suspect wants plea deal

Michael Medved

00:35 sec | 1 year ago

Lawyer: Synagogue massacre suspect wants plea deal

"The suspect in the Pittsburgh, synagogue massacre, reportedly wants a plea deal correspondent Walter rent live as more on that story, a lawyer for the man charged in the Pittsburgh, synagogue massacre, says he wants to plead guilty and exchange for a life sentence. Forty six year old Robert Bowers attorney told a federal judge that she hopes the case can be resolved without a trial. Ours wasn't in court. Authorities say he killed eleven people and wounded seven at the tree of life, synagogue last October. Prosecutors in Pittsburgh have previously indicated their intent to seek the death penalty against Bowers, but a final decision rests with the US attorney

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U.S. sees steady rise in violence by white supremacists

KRLD News, Weather and Traffic

02:21 min | 1 year ago

U.S. sees steady rise in violence by white supremacists

"This country has seen a rise in violence by white supremacists. That includes the murders of eleven people at a Pittsburgh synagogue last fall a deadly encounter at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville Virginia in two thousand seventeen. The Motors of nine people at church in Charleston in two thousand fifteen and the deaths of six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. In two thousand twelve Jeff gays has more on this as the president weighs in in New York today heavily armed police. Officers stood watch outside a mosque, even though US law enforcement officials are not aware of any imminent threat. What investigators have seen a steady rise in right wing extremism. John. Miller's deputy police Commissioner at the New York police department or seeing an increase in the propaganda. Again, when we look at their propaganda. They are borrowing propaganda techniques from other terrorist groups, ISIS inspired followers online. And now white supremacist are doing the same for right attacks. In Europe jumped forty three percent between two thousand sixteen and two thousand seventeen in the US right wing extremists were linked to at least fifty murders last year. That's a thirty five percent increase over two thousand seventeen I would say the majority of it is propagated online. In fact, I this morning after the attacks. I was seeing celebrations of the attacks online on the anti Muslim hate sites. It's really disgusting. Just last month Coast Guard Lieutenant Christopher Hasson was arrested after prosecutors said he was stockpiling weapons for an attack to fuel a race war in October Robert Bowers killed eleven and a Pittsburgh synagogue. He had posted anti-semitic messages online leading up to the attack. Alleged shooter in New Zealand mentioned Bowers in his seventy four page manifesto as well as Charleston church killer, Dylann roof alive, streamed, his attack in an effort to keep the cycle of violence going all of these guys watch they watch the reaction. They watch the tactics of those that went before them, and we ought to acknowledge that there is a rise in sort of nationalism around the world at the White House. President Trump disagreed, I think it's a small group of people that have very very serious

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Suspect in synagogue massacre pleads not guilty to new charges

10 10 WINS 24 Hour News

00:37 sec | 1 year ago

Suspect in synagogue massacre pleads not guilty to new charges

"The Pennsylvania man, charged in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre was in court today to face a new round of charges. Correspondent Aaron Katersky has more powers pleaded guilty to hate crimes and other charges. Just added to the indictment. Against him defense. Attorney Judy Clarke who has represented a number of infamous defendants who face the death penalty said she hoped Bowers case could be resolved without a trial that prosecutors are still deciding whether to pursue the death penalty for Bowers who's accused of targeting worshipers in an October twenty seventh attack preceded by social media posts in which Bowers raged against Jews eleven people were killed seven wounded in the synagogue massacre

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Accused synagogue shooter pleads not guilty to new charges

Investor's Edge

00:22 sec | 1 year ago

Accused synagogue shooter pleads not guilty to new charges

"The man accused of killing eleven people and injuring several others at a Pittsburgh synagogue is facing new charges in federal court on Monday Robert Bowers was now charged with nineteen additional federal charges, including disarming a firearm hate crime and obstruction of free. Exercise. He has pled not guilty. These charges are in addition to the forty four charges Bowers pled not guilty to back in November.

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Pittsburgh Synagogue discussed on KYW 24 Hour News

KYW 24 Hour News

00:19 sec | 1 year ago

Pittsburgh Synagogue discussed on KYW 24 Hour News

"The man accused in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre has been reined in his pleaded not guilty to new. Hate crimes charges. Prosecutors say the suspect used antisemitic slurs and spewed hated a Jewish group on social media in the days before he killed eleven worshippers last year. He pleaded not guilty in November two the original charges

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Suspect in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre due in court on Monday

WBZ Morning News

00:24 sec | 1 year ago

Suspect in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre due in court on Monday

"The man accused of a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh, synagogue synagogue. That is last October is expected in court today. Forty six year old Robert Bowers facing additional charges starting with hate crime violations last month. Grand jury added nineteen counts to the several dozen Bowers already faces over the shooting at the tree of life synagogue, which killed eleven and left. Several

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"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

KOA 850 AM

03:30 min | 1 year ago

"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

"USA today. He's got a fascinating piece entitled ten days. Four hate crimes. The parallel paths of four angry men who terrorized America ours. This is a deep dive give us kind of some of the takeaways here, Rick as you were pulling this all together, Gordon, as you recall in that period, right before the election in which much of the nation seem to be having kind of a nervous breakdown just over politics. You had within the space of ten days. These four hate crimes coming to light. You had the arrest of the pipe bomber you had the invasion of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. There. You had a guy who killed to African Americans in cold blood seemingly at random at Kroger's outside a little and you had a guy at a invaded the yoga studio in Tallahassee and killed two women one eight crime right after the next. So we wondered what was was there any common? Analogy and similarity between these these four men, and it seemed there were for instance, each of them nurtured a long standing grievance for for the synagogue shooter. He was an anti Semite type bomber hated the political enemies as President Trump. Kroger shooter was a racist seemingly and the man who invaded the yoga studios a longtime. He dated girls since the Keesing. He got in his eighth grade home economics class. So they did have that deep grievance in in common. And and there are other things as well. You said to this type of hate criminal differs from one on which criminologists focused in the late twentieth. Century weekend, haters explained that geologists criminologists Northeastern University studied hate crimes in the Boston area to at the end of the twentieth century nine hundred ninety s going into the nineteen eighties. And they found that the predominant type was kind of a Saturday night of. Hey, criminal young groups of young men with no really deep prejudices who were basically out in to get a kind of a sick kick by beating up a minority group member and didn't always matter. What minority group they sort of was their way of bonding building the group strength by picking on despised other. But it didn't really matter much, and they sort of went on with their lives, and they didn't they weren't committed ideologue. Well, we've seen since nine eleven though is is the sort of people like like we saw striking before the election or long-term haters. They have a very specific grievance. They they nurture it their online hearing more of the same from other people job a point that they feel that they're on a mission in this seems to push them over the edge into actually committing spectacular forma violence as opposed to a beating somebody up on a Saturday night. We're speaking with Rick Hampson USA today, national correspondent, he's piece entitled ten days. Four hate crimes. The parallel paths of these four men he profiles here. What about trying to catch this earlier and address it before you know, it reaches that point where there's turning back, right? And that of course, when you try to try to look at these guys lives that would be the that would be the gold standard. If you could if you could sort of have some way of saying well here the elements of the of the type of crime is what to look.

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"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on Newsradio 970 WFLA

Newsradio 970 WFLA

01:49 min | 1 year ago

"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on Newsradio 970 WFLA

"Death inside the Pittsburgh synagogue, rabbis from all three congregations whose members were meeting in the tree of life synagogue building. At the time of the twenty-seven shooting were among few hundred people attending the event, Israel and HAMAs. Have reached a ceasefire agreement for the next two weeks? Gazans are expected to see more medical supplies enter in from Israel, an increase in the size of their fishing zone from nine to twelve miles an increased electric city for the twenty five mile strip of lead within the next six months. Israel will also according to a HAMAs official work towards solutions to address sewage and water problems in Gaza as well as finding a permanent electricity solution. This follows an objective met by the Israeli government this week where it allowed the transfer of fifteen million dollars in Qatari money to Gaza, HAMAs employees. These transfers are expected to continue under the new ceasefire agreement in Jerusalem. Trae Fox News new research finds a majority of YouTube users are. Supposed to misleading or troubling videos research center pulled over forty five hundred adults in the US two-thirds say they at least sometimes come across videos, which seem obviously false sixty percent. At least see clips would show people engaging in dangerous behavior YouTube continues to try and crack down on misleading clips earlier this year it removed millions of videos which violated its rules and rolled out. Additional features to highlight clips from credible news outlets, especially during major events, I'm Christine Goodwin. Fox news. Christie's is getting ready to auction off the largest fancy vivid pink diamond it is ever sold. The auction house says it expects to get between thirty and fifty million dollars for the nearly nineteen carrot rectangle or cut gemstone. The pink legacy will be the top offering Christie's fall jewelry auction engineer on Tuesday..

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"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio)

MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio)

02:48 min | 1 year ago

"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio)

"For three more of the victims of the deadliest attack on the American Jewish community ever committed on US soil, the suspect in this weekend's massacre in that Pittsburgh synagogue, pled not guilty today to forty four felony counts is pleading not guilty. He could have pled guilty come to sort of sort of plea agreement specifically maybe in an effort to try to avoid the death penalty. But he's pleading not guilty. And he told the judge today that he wants a jury trial, and we will see how that works out for him in the court system a lot of things could happen. But presumably at that jury trial. He's thinking at this point that he'll be able to mount what all of these guys fantasize about when they see themselves as justified righteous killers defending the white race. Presumably he will want to use his jury trial to make a public argument in court that he thinks will persuade the country into rising up for a race war. Right. Make his public argument in court for why his murder of all these mostly elderly Jews in Pittsburgh was necessary. And even patriotic right? He'll presumably wanna make that public case before the jury. That's what these guys always want to do. And we know that he wants to make that argument publicly because he made that argument at length over a period of weeks and months online before he finally went ahead and loaded guns. And did it. The suspect in the Pittsburgh massacre waxed in eloquent and in all caps for months in age-old clan, and skinhead style that the Jews are out to destroy white people by promoting immigration. So as to dilute the white race to dilute white, racial, purity to undermine white racial majorities weaken the country by making it less white, right? That's the that's the white nationalist connection. Right. That's the connection. They draw between the be afraid of the terrible terrifying. Diseased immigrant hordes coming in and the Jews are probably paying for it argument. Those are two halves of the same argument, the racial purity people the white nationalist people. They have always connected. Those two things the immigrant hordes are coming here to dilute our racial, purity and undermine white power in America and the Jews are arranging it because the Jews are out to destroy the white race. That's that's there are. Argument, and it has been as far back as you can count. That's why the Pittsburgh massacre suspect was ranting about the caravan of migrants coming up from Central America. And also simultaneously ranting about the need to kill the Jews to stop that invasion that he was so afraid of. And that was his argument for why you said he had to do it. He pled not guilty in court today. But that is what he's already pled online as his justification for this past weekend massacre..

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"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

KOA 850 AM

04:06 min | 1 year ago

"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

"Not guilty pleas from the alleged Pittsburgh synagogue shooter. Full story at ten thirty on KOA NewsRadio. Okay. Once again, we have a political morning. Consult Paul more people blame the media for dividing the country van blame Trump. Okay. At means. Trump is on a roll here that means Trump focusing on the Trump hotel anybody fighting back against the media is the only chance he's got. He's got ninety two percent negative coverage from the combined mainstream media. He's got no choice but to fight back. And he's the only Republican who ever has. And it is one of the reasons why he is so appreciated loved and adored. But let's dig further into this whole notion of America being divided because the media and with the help some prominent Republicans to created the impression with millennials that America was not divided during Obama's two terms in office. We know that polling data showed a divided America. When Obama was elected, but young voters were led to believe that all was well for Obama's eight years in office. They've been lied to about it. They've been they've been told this is before they were old enough to pay close attention. They've been told in class in school by the media that everybody loved each other that these divisions in America relatively new in their brought about by Trump. Ever told the economy was good enough the world loved Obama. Do you? Remember all that crap. The world loved Obama. Remember all of the elementary school kids singing songs to our dear leader, the media loved the Obamas. I mean, they were just per faction in every way Hollywood loved Obama. That's important too. Young skulls mush Hollywood in pop culture icons, loved Obama. And there were no scandals. That's what they were told. But there's another part of this. And it's just as important by not fighting Obama tooth and nail on every action. He took Republicans created the impression that everybody was good. Now, we know why they didn't they were afraid of being called racists. Critics of Obama really did have their hands tied. They couldn't criticize Obama without being called some form racist jerk. And boy did Obama parlay that and the Democrats parlay that they knew full well, the Republicans were scared to death to be critical of even policy. And so there wasn't any significant criticism of Obama. They follow the lead of John McCain Mitt Romney. The two gracious losers that Republicans pitted against Obama. Both men said that Obama was a swell guy could be trusted was good family. Man was a good president creating this allusion that everybody was United behind Obama win. It wasn't the country. The democrat party lost twelve hundred election starting with two thousand ten because of Obama. There was no way. What was being said was true? But in the process Republicans branded themselves pushovers, they branded the GOP is not having serious ethical and legal disputes with a corrupt ideologue. The Republican party stood aside at stood down. So Bama was allowed to run roughshod with nobody having the guts to push back. No wonder so many people don't believe Obama had nothing to do with corruption that the IRS or the intelligence ages. Republicans didn't go to war over any of this. They were scared to death of being called racists. So now when Republicans finally show up to stand up to corrupt leftists. I e Trump said to.

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"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

03:45 min | 1 year ago

"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on KQED Radio

"It's morning edition from NPR news. I'm David green. And I'm Steve Inskeep. Days before an election. President Trump continues his attacks without evidence on a favorite target. When I say the enemy of the people I'm talking about the fake news. That was the president yesterday on FOX again, the calling the media the enemy of the people. This comes just days after the arrest of a man who was accused of targeting prominent, liberals and CNN with potentially explosive devices and also after Saturday's slaughter of Jews at a Pittsburgh synagogue NPR's. David Folkenflik reports. Many journalists are condemning the president for his lacerating language against Democrats, his political opponents. Depress immigrants you name it, especially after this latest speed of violence, take CNN analyst and former NBC anchor David Gregory on CNN, Gregory pointed to Trump's actions end language against a caravan of Central American migrants suggesting that they're vermin, and they're infesting the country, you cannot ignore how that can be. I heard by people who hate emigrants who are afraid of anyone who they think is going to change their way of life and who hates Jews on Saturday. Trump hitting gauged in this exchange with reporters, and I'd have a much different tone. Frankly, if the press was even-handed, if the press was fair, I'd have a much different tone all the time. But I'm fighting the media, I'm fighting the the media is not being honest. Trump was speaking his subtext out loud. I have to have that. Otherwise, I'll never get my points across. We'll never get what we have to get across news reports had noted that the man charged with sending improvised explosive devices to CNN and many high profile Democrats had lived in a van bathed in pro-trump, an anti CNN decals. Journalists also reported the man arrested for killing worshippers in the Pittsburgh synagogue had embraced anti immigrant rhetoric and posted angrily about a Jewish organization that helped refugees settled here in tweets. Sunday and yesterday Trump claimed the media was unfairly blaming the attacks on Republicans. And instead, he blamed the press for the country's great anger. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders did not yield an inch yesterday. When you say he's trying to unite the country why he out there. The very very first thing that the president. Did was condemned the attacks both in Pittsburgh. And in the pipebombs, the very first thing the media did was blamed the president and make him responsible for these ridiculous. I asked it was Sanders. First press conference in nearly a month the first bomb mailings and the mass shootings reserve the term enemy for people who are actually the enemy of the United States rather than journalists. The president's shot referencing all media. He's talking about. The growing amount of fake news that exists in the country and the president's call it out. It's not that the media's without hyperbole this anecdote from Lesley Stahl suggest why Trump makes the press the issue back in may, the sixty minutes correspondent spoke to the deadline club and New York City journalism organization stall told it of meeting with the future president at Trump Tower in two thousand sixteen he's attacking the president. And there were no cameras. There was nothing going on. And I said, you know, that is getting tired. Why are you doing this? You're doing it over and over and his boring, and it's it's time to end that why do you keep hammering at this stall said Trump had already reply, and he said, you know, I do it. I do it to discredit you all. And meanwhile, so when you write negative stories about me, no one will believe you Trump is not back down from calling the press the enemy despite pleas of news executives who say his rhetoric is dangerous and despite most recently the targeting of CNN by would-be bomber. Instead, the president blames the press. For the nation's anger and for his own tirades..

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"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on KYW Newsradio 1060

KYW Newsradio 1060

03:01 min | 1 year ago

"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on KYW Newsradio 1060

"Pittsburgh synagogue shooter had a brief court appearance yesterday. He answered a judge. Is questions and waived his right to hear what the penalty would be if he's convicted because of the alleged crimes committed during the shooting. Federal authorities are taking the lead in prosecuting the suspect US attorney general Jeff Sessions set in motion plans to seek the death penalty KYW's Steve tower spoke to local federal prosecutor since the reinstatement of the federal death penalty in one thousand nine hundred eighty eight. The Death Penalty Information center says seventy eight defendants have been sentenced to death. Only. Three have been executed. One of them was Timothy McVeigh in the nineteen ninety-five Oklahoma City bombing the gunman inside Pittsburgh synagogue, targeted the congregants because of their Jewish faith according to the criminal complaint. Assistant US attorney Richard Barrett. Supervises the unit that prosecute crimes in the Philadelphia area. The chargers include obstructing the free exercise of religious beliefs. Requires a demonstration that the defendant charged with that was motivated by a bias toward congregants religion. Federal prosecutors by law are required to get the attorney. General's approval to pursue the death penalty. Steve Taiwa, KYW NewsRadio. You can expect the Pittsburgh shooting to be prosecuted like the twenty fifteen South Carolina church rampage by Dylann roof after shooting to death nine African American churchgoers. He was prosecuted under the federal hate crime statute. And was condemned to death by a federal jury. West Westchester man, who fled trial on child rape charges last week has been captured in Florida KYW's, Paul Kurtz in the newsroom of the story. Paul brand under the US marshals caught up with forty eight year old Shannon Westmoreland in Daytona Beach, Florida, and they'll bring him back to this area later this week Westmoreland was initially arrested in June twenty seventeen on multiple child sexual abuse charges when he didn't show up for a hearing in bucks county, a warrant was issued last Monday investigators learned he was Daytona Beach. They arrested him without incident late yesterday Westmoreland is a former youth football coach he was taken to the Volusia county jail for processing and again, Brandon. He's expected to be transported back here later this week. All right, KYW's, Paul Kurtz, live with this this morning, Philadelphia. Saints new home ready for public visitation now KYW's Marc Abrahams with the story the new tomb of Saint Catherine Drexel's being unveiled today in the left rear the cathedral basilica of saints. Peter and Paul on the Parkway. The closing of the mother house of the sisters of the blessed. Sacrament founded by Drexel is sesame -tated finding a new place for her remains a skill rector of the cathedral. Basilica says Philadelphia archdiocese agreed to provide that new home what we were able to do is to actually bring from the old location. The current sarcophagus and rebuild it and the woodcut that hung upon hurt him the monstrance with the adoring angels also came with a sarcophagus skill says, a solemn mass will be celebrated by archbishop Charles shop you on November eighteenth to Mark the tombs insulation, Marc Abrahams, KYW NewsRadio..

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"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on WMAL 630AM

WMAL 630AM

02:43 min | 1 year ago

"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on WMAL 630AM

"The Pittsburgh synagogue Franklin for a Jewish staff writer for the Atlantic suggested. In the article that Jewish Americans who support Trump are complicit in antisemitic acts. Oh. This is an extremely Laima ten for Democrats that have been so quiet when Obama Clinton Ellison and others had met with Louis Farrakhan. Uh-huh. To try to make the leap. To Trump is just the most bizarre thing. Well, it's but it's all they have. I mean, really it's blame Trump for everything. You know, it it really is. Units. Great foreign policy experts. Besides myself have. Excuse me. I wasn't putting myself in great foreign policy expert status on great foreign policy experts who blow me away have made the observation that it was Trump that changed the policy of the United States when it came to Israel. Yeah. But no, I guess you have to hang out with Farrakhan to be the good guy Dershowitz was going to blow. Alan Dershowitz is going to blow up on FOX the other day talking about the Democrats look come on. Well, I mean, it's not even it's it's not even a comparison. No, it's not. But here's the. The the imagery the left has has has gone so far. They're painting all of these false pictures, of course. I don't know what they do next. How do you top? What you're doing? Now. Four said in a paragraph that he believes Trump supporting Jewish people should essentially be exiled from society writing that people should refuse their money and make them unwelcome at synagogues, quote, any strategy for enhancing, the security of American Jews should involve shunning Trump's Jewish enablers their money should be refused. Their presence in synagogues. Not welcome. They have placed their community in danger. Yeah. I.

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"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on New Jersey 101.5

New Jersey 101.5

01:32 min | 1 year ago

"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on New Jersey 101.5

"New Jersey one at one point five news starts now. It's four o'clock. I'm cutter topping our report at this hour Robert Bowers these suspected gunman in Saturday's mass shooting at the tree of life synagogue in Pittsburgh made his first court appearance in federal court courthouse today he was released from a hospital this morning and turned over to federal authorities powers accepted. A court appointed defender US attorney Scott Brady the federal magistrate judge scheduled a hearing for Thursday, November first at ten AM Bowers accused of killing eleven people and injuring six others. The latest on the shooting zoos at nj one zero one five dot com. Governor Murphy is calling for a new round of gun related legislation. Murphy said he was pushing for gun safety package two point oh in light of the fatal attack over the weekend, and the Pittsburgh synagogue, some of the measures had already been under consideration. Among the changes. He's seeking legislation to require a photo. Oh, the by ammo Rutgers is establishing a center to study gun violence from every angle we'll have more to say about that effort tomorrow morning. Jersey health officials are sending infection control teams to four long-term pediatric centers in the hospital to assist with training amid viral and bacterial outbreaks that killed a combine ten people health Commissioner, Dr sheriff L hall said the teams will assess infection prevention practices and deploy beginning in November. What's so great about the Garden State each week? At this time, we profile some of the individuals and groups that make the Garden State such a great place to live..

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"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts

On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts

01:46 min | 1 year ago

"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts

"It has to start with you as our leaders. My words are not intended as political fodder. I address all equally. Stop the words of hate David Freedman. Do you think I mean, I look I already know some people listening this. We're going to call any push back against that saying that you can't draw a straight line, but I don't necessarily. I'm not drying. I don't think even rabbi Myers driving a straight line here. There's a complex web of forces that have led us to this moment. But what's your reaction to hearing? The rabbi say that on Sunday. We're all in a we all feel that this needs to stop these stop right at this moment and needs to stop. At the the corner of of Wilkens avenue and shady avenue, which is why this tragedy occurred in we're Howard child used to walk. He stopped right there. It's easy to say that sitting in in comfort in a studio in Pittsburgh. And I say it needs to stop, and why people listening in no one will pay any attention. I don't know stops. But it needs to stop, and we need to be civil to each other. There's a a great irony and a great opportunity that this happened in squirrel hill where civility reigns. We'll be back in just a moment. We're speaking with David tremendous executive editor of the Pittsburgh post gazette. We're also talking with Howard fineman. He's NBC news analyst and journalism lecturer at the university of Pennsylvania. He grew up in Pittsburgh, and was a member of the tree of life synagogue. And we're talking about the massacre that happened at that synagogue on Saturday. We're talking about rising antisemitism, and hates of all kinds in America. And what to do about it? I'm Meghna Chakrabarti. This is on point..

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"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI

Newsradio 1200 WOAI

02:11 min | 1 year ago

"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI

"The alleged Pittsburgh synagogue shooter is out of the hospital Robert Bowers was shot while exchanging gunfire with officers. Some of whom were also injured is scheduled to appear in front of a federal judge this hour to be arraigned. He's facing over two dozen charges in connection to Saturday shooting or eleven people died on President Trump's blaming the media as critics and Democrats say it's his rhetoric that's to blame for recent violence and. Including Saturday's shooting at that synagogue. The president tweeting this morning. There is great anger in our country caused in part by inaccurate and even fraudulent reporting of the news the fake news media, the true enemy of the people must stop the open and obvious hostility. And report the news accurately and fairly senior counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway also calling for unity, the kind of rhetoric that is said day in and day out about this White House that people who work here the president the vice president their families. It's got to stop President Trump has called on the country to combat hate crimes together. The suspect accused of mailing pipebombs will appear in a Miami Florida federal court today for a hearing Caesar CEO allegedly said the explosives to several high profile individuals he sent the bombs from Florida, but he'll be prosecuted in the southern district of New York at charges against they include threats against former presidents as well as the legal mailing of explosives. The fifty six year old is still behind bars in Miami early voting and. County is setting all sorts of records in the last midterm eighty two thousand people voted early in San Antonio this year they've seen well over two hundred thousand voters today bear county elections coordinator, Jackie Kelman says they expect to break the two hundred fifty thousand vote barrier. It's really really double triple. We'll see how high can go and the smart voter. She says waited until today last week lines are more than one hour long at many spots today. She says even the most popular ones it's in and out. And she warns Friday will likely be their busiest day, Michael board, NewsRadio twelve hundred wwl. Breaking news on the hour at the half and anytime at W O A I dot com. Brought to you by I mart credit union more. Russia ahead on News Radio twelve hundred W O A. I. With.

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"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on KYW Newsradio 1060

KYW Newsradio 1060

01:33 min | 1 year ago

"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on KYW Newsradio 1060

"The Pittsburgh synagogue massacre suspect has his first quarter appearance as prosecutors look for the death penalty. Today's after the tree of life synagogue shootings. People far and near continue to offer thoughts prayers and support of John mcdevitt in Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania's attorney general is now investigating the social media site used by the suspected Pittsburgh shooter. I'm Kristen Johanson, Sixers host the hawks tonight. It is sunny and fifty three degrees headed to fifty nine. Good morning. I'm Brandon Brooks our top story at nine thirty one. The US attorney in Pittsburgh now wants Justice department approval for the death penalty for the synagogue massacre suspect Robert Bowers, he's scheduled to make his first court appearance today late Sunday night from the US attorney there who says he is. Is seeking approval for it. Robert Bowers is now in federal custody facing dozens of Pennsylvania state charges as well, including eleven counts of homicide. He was wounded in the gunfire exchange with responding officers on the calls police say Bowers can be heard opening fire on the officers offer. Right now. Still go off when I came out of the Rover ten minutes later, he was wounded and forced to surrender. Correspondent David Begnaud reporting from Pittsburgh a city in shock and grief morning. Eleven victims ages fifty four to ninety seven Tom Foty CBS news, and we'll have more of our coverage of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre. After we.

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"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on AM 970 The Answer

AM 970 The Answer

01:30 min | 1 year ago

"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on AM 970 The Answer

"Shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue is facing a slew of hate crime charges. US attorney Scott Brady says forty six year old Robert Bowers is facing twenty nine federal criminal counts for the rampage that left eleven people dead at the tree of life synagogue in Pittsburgh, squirrel hill neighborhood. And each of these counts is punishable by death. Those counts include federal hate crimes, which Brady distinguished from terror charges. He is where an individual is animated by a hatred or certain animus toward a person of a certain ethnicity or religious faith, and it it becomes domestic terrorism. Anti defamation league calls the deadliest attack on Jews in US history. I'm Ben Thomas, thousands of central Americans much Central American migrants that is took a break today and their caravans long journey through southern Mexico while fouling to press ahead toward the US border about a thousand miles in front of them. Hundreds more migrants pushed for entry into Mexico with the Guatemalan border second, Karen. Van gathered on a bridge after forcing their way through gate at the Guatemalan end of the town of tech, an Oman. At the same time about three hundred Salvadorans departed from San Salvador hoping to make their way to the US as a group White House could soon be welcoming visitor an invitation was offered when national security adviser John Bolton met with Putin. Last week, we have invited President Putin to Washington after the first of the year for basically a full day of consultations, President Trump and Putin will be seeing each other even sooner there's that to have a brief meeting in Paris when they attend events.

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"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on Newsradio 970 WFLA

Newsradio 970 WFLA

01:51 min | 1 year ago

"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on Newsradio 970 WFLA

"The alleged gunman in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre has a court hearing tomorrow. So does the Florida bomb suspect and the alleged supermarket shooter in Louisville Kentucky may now face federal hate crime charges in the fatal shooting of two black shoppers last Wednesday early voting now underway in several states with the midterm elections. Just over a week away. Republicans have a narrow fifty one forty nine seat majority in the Senate, but hope the election day map expands that advantage. Democrats are defending in ten states won by President Trump in twenty sixteen three of those states, Florida, Indiana and Missouri rated as tossups in the Fox News power rankings. The Republican is favored in North Dakota in the house. Democrats need to flip two dozen Republican held seats to win back a majority in total Fox News rates thirty one house races as tossups and other sixteen are rated is Lee. Leaning towards Democrats in Washington Jared Halpern. Fox News, some Texas voters trying to cast straight democratic ticket complaining their votes for Senate candidate Beddoe Rourke or being changed to Republican Ted Cruz. Election officials call it human error wasn't heartbreak. But hearing that has this Elvis fan suing on speeder. Go ch and his daughter were all settled into the guest house at Graceland right across the street from the home of the king Elvis Presley. But now the Swiss tourists is taking the heartbreak hotel NPR amid Tennessee management which runs the place to court go ch claims the fire alarm went off in the middle of the night while they were there a call to the front desk told him the alarm was false and instructed coach to stay put it took a half hour of the noise to cease the end result of all this coach claims is that he developed the hearing disorder tinnitus that he says is put a crimp in his marriage resulting in he and his wife having to live in separate addresses..

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"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on News Radio 1190 KEX

News Radio 1190 KEX

01:51 min | 1 year ago

"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on News Radio 1190 KEX

"At a Pittsburgh synagogue US. Attorney Scott Brady ours was armed with multiple weapons. He had three Glock 357 handguns and a ar. Fifteen assault rifle inside the synagogue Bauer shot and killed eleven individuals and wounded two other ABC's Aaron Katersky, the suspect Robert Bowers is now in the hospital under guard and in federal custody. The FBI said there's nothing to indicate he had accomplices but the damage Bowers allegedly did on his own is evident in the victims, including a ninety seven year old two brothers and a husband and wife. It's not clear why he picked tree of life congregation. Pittsburgh. Mayor Bill Peduto called the Saturday of the attack the darkest day in Pittsburgh's history hours could have an audio video Lincoln bedside tomorrow for his first court appearance. The law enforcement official says Bowers had a licensed to carry firearms and legally owned his guns hours alleged antisemitic. Social media postings are being investigated these synagogue shooting mass. Sugar happened in the Pittsburgh neighborhood, squirrel hill or ABC's aerial Russia is people whose families or members of this congregation for generations. Now feeling the warm embrace of not only the Jewish community. But also the community at large Jewish organization sending their representatives here to show solidarity. And so have members of the interfaith community come here to embrace people affected by this tragedy. We also know there is a gofundme page to support the victims of the accused package bomber who allegedly targeted Democrats and other President Trump critic says a first court appearance tomorrow in Miami. Two. Tickets matched all the Powerball numbers for last night's six hundred eighty eight million dollar jackpot say lottery officials one was sold in New York City in Harlem area, and the other in Iowa and a whole bunch of people one one million dollars apiece. You're listening to ABC news. Real.

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"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on KYW Newsradio 1060

KYW Newsradio 1060

01:44 min | 1 year ago

"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on KYW Newsradio 1060

"Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. I'm Christopher cruise. American flags are at half staff this morning on federal buildings after eleven worshippers were shot and killed at a synagogue in Pittsburgh yesterday morning. Six people were wounded among them four police officers. Corespondent Jessica dean in Pittsburgh this morning says none of those shot were children. We now know from the criminal complaint that eight of them were male three of them female. We should learn more about them today this as they are now formal charges that have been filed against the suspect in this case Twenty-nine federal charges, including including hate crime. The alleged shooter is forty six year old Robert Bowers. Chris hall is a neighbor of Bowers kept to himself. He would smoke a cigarette. Gets in his car. Go for a drive, and then be back at odd hours Bowers appears to have made verily antisemitic post on a website popular with far right extremists, including a post made shortly before the attack special report. I'm Christopher crews also on the centers for disease also on the subject of Pittsburgh as the squirrel hill community grieves, the loss of the victims of the synagogue shootings armed security at places of worship among concerns. I'm John mcdevitt in Pittsburgh, several services are planned for tonight in our area. Tonner those lost in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. I'm Tim Jimenez. After hearing about the Pittsburgh attack. Haverford woman is heartbroken. She used to be a member of that congregation. I'm Kim Glovas. In sports, the eagles get ready to play the Jacksonville Jaguars in less than a half an hour from now in London. Sixers win the flyers sank Penn. State and Penn claimed college football victories, but Villanova's homecoming game is.

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"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on KYW Newsradio 1060

KYW Newsradio 1060

05:06 min | 1 year ago

"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on KYW Newsradio 1060

"Gunman attacked, the Pittsburgh synagogue this morning. The gunman was shot and is in fair condition. In hospital is there's more special report deadly Pittsburgh shooting the deadly attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue that left eleven people dead is being treated as a hate crime. Bob Jones in charge of the FBI's field office in Pittsburgh says a full blown investigation is underway. At this time, the FBI has significant resources in and deploying to Pittsburgh from our laboratory division or critical incident response group or office of victim assistance, and our operational technology division. Jones says the gunman has been identified as forty six year old Robert Bowers of Pittsburgh, the next several days and weeks, we will look at everything in his suspects. Life is home vehicle is social media and his movements over the last several days at this point. We have no knowledge that Bowers was known to law enforcement. Before today Bowers has been hospitalized in fair condition with multiple gunshot wounds. Prosecutors say he could be charged in the attack later today. I'm Ann Cates. A local synagogue plans a healing service for those reeling from the violence at a Pittsburg temple Kim Glovas. We'll have more of that coming up a thorny say, they're investigating the synagogue shooting as a hate crime. We're learning more about the suspected shooter Robert Bowers who just a few hours before posted on social media about a Hebrew emigrant aid society saying hires likes to bring invaders end that kill our people, and I can't sit by and watch people get slaughtered. Screw your optics. I'm going in on quote, Kristen Johanson is live in the news of the reaction from the executive director of that organization. Costa Wally highest helps Jewish refugees with placement here in the US and globally. I spoke with the executive director of highest Pennsylvania, Catherine Miller Wilson who says her first reaction to seeing these posts was that it was chilling. Think about fear that drives someone to violent fear that becomes that deep. I'm. At a loss to understand why there is so much fear when wearing a moment in our history. When if anything despite highest both national and the local advocacy immigrants are being kept out. Niemoeller Wilson says along with several other Jewish leaders that I spoke with that today. Saturday is about openness opening Jewish institutions to people of all religions, welcoming them in very peaceful day. But now they have to use that in balance it with security and protection speak with the Philadelphia police department and say they are working with state and federal authorities to ensure an ever an extra. I should say level of protection here in the city. Some other suburban police department saying the same that they're patrolling Jewish centers ought to keep tabs in these communities whether or not it's something like a copycat situation or really just a some site that can calm some congregants Bali. Kristen thank you so much for all your work this afternoon. The news time five thirty three. I would remind you John mcdevitt is on his way to Pittsburgh probably will be there within the next hour or two and he'll be bringing you reports here on cable news radio Kevin of his Kim. Glovas has more from a rabbi at temple Emanuel, synagogue and cherry. Hill. Can what did he say? Well, what he said while he was that the news of this violent attack came as congregants were coming out of Shabat to this happy family oriented celebration. Then he hears this horrible news from Pittsburgh. And then later on in the evening, he's going to a wedding in Philadelphia from the congregation. So this this mix of of happiness and incredible sorrow is this contrast a roller coaster emotions is the what he called it. He says because he looks at what's happening in Pittsburgh. And he says security at a place of worship is something that temple Emanuel has always placed front and center says whenever there is a Shabat service or anything the children are present, especially mitzvah, bar, mitzvah, the synagogue contacts. The cherry hill police and the police provides security for the temple, and he says this is very important. But what he also said was that the temple Emmanuel is going to have a healing services service of healing on Sunday evening. Not just for his congregation. But for anyone in the community who is reeling from this tragedy in Pittsburgh, walling. I would imagine that was sad conversation today. Cannot be an easy day to be a rabbi absolutely not. I think this is a very is not just for a rabbi Jerome, David. But for any any church leader or religious leader, especially for for the synagogues in our area and across the state and across the country, and I was also talking to one of the Muslim leaders, and he said that he his heart goes out to these people because they sanctuary synagogue, a place of worship is supposed to be a safe place where people can go to feel safe and now that has been taken away. Thank you so much. We can expect a lot more from you this evening. Thank you so much. Kevin news time five thirty six..

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"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on 600 WREC

600 WREC

10:16 min | 1 year ago

"pittsburgh synagogue" Discussed on 600 WREC

"Join us were brought to you by the fine folks at our systems. At. Enrolling turn at a motive. What a day. The insanity of the. The bombs that went to predominantly Democrats. And Buffalo New York supposedly they found other bum. We're going to talk about that until. What has happened in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania? At the tree of life. Synagogue press reports say three to four people dead several wounded. Chabad? The high holy days for those of a Jewish neighbors. I got speak to this. I can't ignore it. What is wrong with human beings? That simply because someone who's ever different religion or thought process, whether or not you're Islam or Muslim or Jewish. That you would want to kill people. What is wrong? What does this say about us society? And yeah, we're going to get to the immigrant says one of the things I had prepared. To talk about. But this morning. There are multiple fatalities at this, Pittsburgh synagogue, and they had the shooter in custody. I think the death penalty in my humble opinion is appropriate. This. We know factually three to four have been killed and several have been wounded all of the cable network show all over this story. And the head the shooter in custody. But give me a call. The president is spoken. The vice president the first lady, and I am a hawk in terms of law enforcement being a place officers. Still a police officer. When there is clear. And comprehensive evidence. Such as this. I think the death penalty is appropriate. Yes. You still have to give this individual a fair trial. Yes. You still have to give him competent counsel. But he went into a synagogue on a high holy day. And allegedly killed three to four and wounded six or seven. All of the appropriate. Authorities are they in Pittsburgh, the J the joint task force the FBI the Pittsburgh police. I'm just looking for reason, I'm looking for understanding of how you could hate a human being because he may be a Catholic. He may be a Protestant away may be of the Jewish faith. How could you hate someone? Because of their belief in God. Oh, the supreme deity, whoever or whatever they may believe. It says something about our society nine zero one factory five nine seven three two. And no, we're not going to bash anybody, but I'd like to hear from you. And yes, we're going to talk about the legal immigrants, ladies and gentlemen. I think it's more than coincidence that thousands of immigrants from Central America. A seeking to enter these United States illegally just two weeks before the midterm elections. A reasonable and prudent question would be who are these people who's paying for their transportation food and expenses. Why don't you hear that on CNN to chicken news network? Oh, MSNBC how Barack all the time. Even though he's out of office. Why doesn't the media? Find out these questions that I just asked is this migrant caravan applauded by Democrats to win sympathy from and for the Hispanic vote. So they oh reverse the growing approval of Trump and his administration his policies and vote against their interest nine zero one five three five nine seven three two. One definition of this invasion seems to fit what is transferring on a southern border the interest or advent of anything troublesome more harmful. Nine zero one five three five nine seven three two. We're going to talk about that. I am a hard core conservative baby. Don't you the top of my head? But. Visited Israel many many times think six or seven times spent time in Haifa spent time in Tel Aviv spent time in Jerusalem. Why would you want to kill those of the Jewish faith? Why would you wanna kill Protestants? Why would you wanna kill those who believe in Catholicism? Simply because they think differently from you. That's what merica is all about what America. We got a quick call here. Miss militias, take that let's go to Bill Bill. Welcome to the Clark senior radio program. Hello. Hey, listen to you for a long time called occasionally. But yeah, definitely. I mean, the point is you said just now that's all part of being in America. You have the right to be different. Your search available to live Irish. I know I know in Ireland. It's hard for the price of the Catholics. Don't get along. Ben, Ben Ireland. Yes, sir. You're right. I know other our Middle East. We don't have hardly have even as I mean, they fight each other. I mean, you're you're supposed to be different. And you know, what I'm saying is his what drives me crazy. Only. So everybody's kind of blind. The President Donald Trump. Look, I didn't necessarily adults fan of washed his shows. But it's funny all these people love Donald Trump before he ran for president. And now they all starting hating him. And why they don't want to take responsibility for any these action that's going on. I had never heard anybody talk about hatred for a president prior to Donald Trump. I mean, I'm not a die hard. I'm more of an independent that I was a Republican or democrat voted for Obama the first time. But I mean, what has gone on since his since he ran since he said he was running it just amazes me. And they get away with this crap. Like, they don't take any responsibility for Dallas. Now CNN yesterday talking about how the president will go back to blame the media again. Listen to the stuff, you have said vitriol yellow spewed for years now two years, and it just amazes me that I've had friends that I was in college with I don't talk to anymore because of what's happened, and because of Trump Donald Trump, they blame they blame it on Trump. Exactly. And I'm like, are you kidding me? Do you not understand what's going on in ours? Let me say this to you. You'll never get CNN to treat this president fairly. I don't agree with everything. He's done. Sometimes he can be a jerk. But it doesn't matter. What Trump does if Trump comes out like right now, the sun is out with a blue sky over Memphis, Tennessee. If Trump said that CNN is going to argue that it's really dark. It's a snowing. It doesn't matter. What he does. They're not gonna treat him fairly that being a given. You have to understand that his election surprised all of us, including myself, yours truly, but he is that president he has done innumerable good things. And they're not going to give him credit for it this congress. The Democrats don't want him to have any wins. It again. He has he has done things instead things that are highly disapprove up, but he's also done innumerable good things. And thank you, your your point is well taken, sir. It doesn't matter. What he does not going to give them credit and hope and pray that in the midterms which are less than two weeks away that Republicans keep the congress in the Senate what I think is going to happen. Is the Republicans are probably keep the Senate, and they may lose the house. And then you're going to see a whole lot of anger and angst taking. Hey, look. I appreciate you. Gotta take a heartbreak your good. Thank you, sir. Money was Andrew Lavelle. Clarke senior Amir Saturday will do fill in for Ben Ferguson. Give us a call nine zero one three five seven three two. We started this program with trying to understand how a human being. In this this. This guy did is in custody. When he when he went into the synagogue and started firing one of the key things in. It on forty for networks is he yelled. We gotta kill all Jews. How would you a human being do this? These are human beings and their children and women and yet he did it. It is a sad commentary on this country. Let let me tell you this that fall is here. Fall is here. 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