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Saturday Nyt: Life Synagogue

saturday nyt: Signs, flowers and other mementos at a makeshift memorial outside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, where 11 people died during a shooting rampage on Saturday, according to Toronto Star. HILARY SWIFT / NYT Like the mosque shooter, the synagogue attacker was motivated by malicious hate in this case, virulent anti-Semitism prompted by his disdain for immigration. Tragically, more families are facing the unspeakable pain of losing loved ones to bigoted violence in the wake of Saturday's attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, which claimed the lives of Jewish worshippers on a serene Sabbath morning. In the minutes before he launched his cowardly attack, the gunman wrote these ominous words online Screw your optics, I'm going in. As Shakespearean tragedy tells us, something is rotten in the state of Denmark. Once more, we are forced to contend with a macabre display of hate-driven violence directed against minority targets. ( As reported in the news.