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Twenty Things that Caught My Eye about the Bloodshed at the Tree of Life Synagogue This Weekend

God rest the souls of:

Joyce Fienberg, 75
Richard Gottfried, 65
Rose Mallinger, 97
Jerry Rabinowitz, 66
Cecil Rosenthal, 59
David Rosenthal, 54
Bernice Simon, 84
Sylvan Simon, 86
Daniel Stein, 71
Melvin Wax, 88
Irving Younger, 69

Over the weekend, I posted this . . . it remains my image — a Jewish mother weeping for the innocent blood of sons and daughters of God shed.

1. In the Wall Street Journal, by Lou Weiss, a Pittsburgh carpet salesman: Amalek Comes to Pittsburgh:Eleven Jews were murdered Saturday in their synagogue. I knew five of them.

2. Tree of Life Synagogue Victims Remembered as Guardians of Their Faith

3. Washington Post: The lives lost in the Pittsburgh
synagogue shooting

4. Dispatch from Squirrel Hill: Dread in a peaceful place

5. Brothers killed in synagogue shooting were ‘inseparable’

6. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Brothers killed in synagogue attack had ‘a love for life and for those around them’

7. BuzzFeed: A Doctor Who Died in the Pittsburgh Shooting Is Being Remembered as a Hero to Patients During the AIDS Crisis

8. Rabbi Jeffrey Myers on ABC: “When American citizens cannot freely and safely worship in their house of worship and celebrate the Sabbath, it concerns me because it challenges the safety and security of all Americans in any house of worship.”

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10. Emma Green: A Broken Jewish Community

11. John Podhoretz: What I learned as an American Jew after the Pittsburgh synagogue attack

12. Russell Moore: “A Bible with its Jewishness wrung out of it is no Bible. And a Christ with his Jewishness obscured is no Christ at all.

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17. Ben Shapiro: Why We Cling To The Tree Of Life

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