Posts Tagged ‘shooting’

Rabbi Alter Goldstein and Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein

Ann Arbor Nephew of Poway Rabbi Shares His Family’s Reaction

Rabbi Alter Goldstein, nephew of Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein of Poway, says, “This hit my personal family, but we are all one…” By Shelli Liebman Dorfman Featured photo courtesy of Alter Goldstein   Shortly after the shooting of Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein at the Chabad of Poway, the horrific news made its way to his brother Rabbi Aharon Goldstein…

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How Jewish Organizations Train People to Prevent Shootings Like the One in Poway

Organizations like the Community Security Service, or CSS, anticipates attacks on synagogues like Poway, focusing on preventive “boots-on-the-ground” measures by training community members to spot suspicious behavior. (JTA) — Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein said his Chabad of Poway could not afford to hire an armed guard. Had it been able, or if the government had helped…

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Metro Detroit Reacts to Poway Synagogue Shooting

Metro Detroit rabbis express sympathy and sadness following the shooting at Chabad of Poway. By Allison Jacobs On April 27, the world watched as yet another mass shooting took place at a house of worship. The tight-knit town of Poway, about 20 miles north of San Diego, is coping with the aftermath of the deadly…

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BREAKING: Shooting at Congregation Chabad of Poway

By JN Staff According to a report from CNN, a shooting took place at the Chabad of Poway during a Passover celebration on April 27. Police were called to the scene around 11:30 a.m. A 19-year-old male, identified as John Earnest, has been taken into custody. After fleeing the scene in his vehicle, he called…

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Hope in Light of Sorrow

Stefani Chudnow A few months ago, I set out to write my Detroit Jewish News blog to talk about issues and topics I was directly involved or interested in. I knew I wanted to write about representation in the media as well as various facets of young Jewish life, like the Birthright trip. I’d love…

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Guest Column: Are We Giving Our Children a Religion of Fear?

Aaron Starr Recently, synagogue sanctuaries around the community and across the country were full as a response to the horrible tragedy that occurred in Pittsburgh. It was the right response to the shooting that injured us all. It was an appropriate reaction to the murders of our brothers and sisters, to the shattering of Tree…

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About 300 students gathered in the courtyard at Berkley High School during the walkout March 14 in solidarity with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.

Local Walkouts On March 14

It could have been them. One month after a gunman killed 17 at a high school in Parkland, Fla., thousands of students here and across the country on March 14 kept this sentiment in mind and walked out of their classrooms for 17-minute demonstrations when the clock struck 10. [similar id=40708 type=all] They recited the…

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