11 victims in synagogue shooting are identified

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A 97-year-old grandmother was among 11 worshippers killed when a gunman stormed a synagogue in Pittsburgh shouting "All Jews must die". He has been charged with 29 federal counts including violence and firearms offenses as well as violations of civil rights laws.

Dina Winer from The Meeting Place Dialogue Group told The Jerusalem Post, "Whenever there's a terrorist attack in Israel, we meet in Zion Square and it's especially sad for us that we have to do this for an attack that took place in America".

"Within hours of news breaking from Pittsburgh, we reached out to the Richardson, Plano and Dallas and all departments and all sent extra patrols to synagogues during the Sabbath and area agencies".

Wasi Mohamed, the executive director of the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh, is hugged by a rabbi after a service to honor and mourn the victims of mass shooting at the Tree Of Life Synagogue on October 28, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. "We will work to eradicate hate from our community, ..."

"Let me assure you, before he was Anti-Semitic, he hated blacks, Latino's Muslims and many, many others. He gets up in the morning with new and inventive ways to divide us", Schiff said on CNN's State of the Union.

Four police officers are among the wounded.

"They didn't", Trump told reporters at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.

Brothers Cecil Rosenthal, 59, and David Rosenthal, 54.

Fatally, 88-year-old Melvin Wax, who was inside the closet, mistook the silence for safety and opened the closet door.

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A gunman who expressed hatred of Jews exploited a vulnerability common in so many houses of worship across the country - doors that are unlocked for worship - to target a Pittsburgh synagogue.

Dr. Jerry Rabinowitz, 66, of Edgewood, Pa., the brother of Bedford resident Bill Rabinowitz, was gunned down in the Saturday morning attack at the Tree of Life Synagogue, Rev. John Gibbons, senior minister of First Parish in Bedford, confirmed Sunday.

The pair exchanged gunfire, Mr Jones said, and Mr Bowers re-entered the building before a SWAT team arrived.

Bowers was taken to a hospital where he was listed in fair condition with multiple gunshot wounds. She said she thinks more synagogues will hire security and lock their doors in the wake of the Pittsburgh attack.

He said he could imagine a scene of pandemonium if the assailant showed up at his temple.

They include several people who would have been children during the Holocaust and rise of Nazism.

Stephen Cohen, co-president of New Light Congregation, said: "The loss is incalculable".

Federal prosecutors charged Bowers late on Saturday with 29 criminal counts including violating United States civil rights laws.

In a statement, Gab.com confirmed the profile belonged to Mr Bowers and also said it had suspended the account and contacted the Federal Bureau of Investigation about it.

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