For Pittsburgh Residents, A Year Of Grief And Elbow Grease

The Forward’s Molly Boigon reports that October 27 marks the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue that left eleven dead. The congregation has not only had to try and heal emotionally, but also has had to manage finances to drastically increase security after deciding to return to the building where the shooting took place. About the months when the congregation was meeting in other spaces, member Judah Semat says, “We are the wandering Jews within America again, you know. We don’t have a home.”

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