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Three years after the Tree of Life shooting, Pittsburgh remembers the 11 worshippers killed

Hundreds of people gatheredin Schenley Park to honor those who died or were injured, condemn antisemitism and promote unity throughout the city.

By Katie Blackley/WESA

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More than 80% of American Jews say antisemitism has increased over the past five years

“It’s a deeply disturbing thing. Psychologically, that’s really dangerous that American Jews feel not safe in their own home.”

By Julia Zenkevich/WESA

Philadelphia’s Jewish museum emerges from bankruptcy

The National Museum of American Jewish History hopes to reopen soon

By Peter Crimmins/WHYY

Philly area congregations more prepared for second pandemic Passover than first

For many Jews, Passover 2020 was the first major religious event of the pandemic, arriving under a cloud of dread. This year, many are entering the holiday with a bit more optimism.

By Peter Crimmins/WHYY