“Words of hate are unwelcome in Pittsburgh,” says Squirrel Hill Rabbi, Jeffrey Myers. Today the first of many funerals begin with the funeral of two men, brothers who have beeen attending the Tree of Life since they were little boys according to their Rabbi. Photo/Art by Rosa Yamamoto, with photos from Cassie Anderson and Holly Gallagher
Eleven people died and six were wounded on 27 October when a 46 years old man named Robert Bowers is alleged to have burst into the synagogue with an assault rifle screaming anti-semitic slurs and attacked the Tree of Life synagogue’s earliest attendees for services in the Squirrel Hill area of in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Saturday.
Video: Words of Wisdom from Rabbi Jeffrey Myers