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The mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh awakened terrible memories for the Rev. Sharon Risher, whose mother was murdered at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina three years ago.

POWAY, Calif. — The man accused of opening fire inside a Southern California synagogue was a star scholar, athlete and musician whose embrace of white supremacy and anti-Semitism has dumbfounded Attack. At approximately 11:23 a.m. PDT, a gunman identified as 19-year-old John Timothy Earnest allegedly entered the Chabad of Poway synagogue on the last day of the Jewish holiday of Passover, which fell on a After , leaders warn resurgent anti-Semitism, urge action Pittsburgh , ADL and other munity heads and politicians raise alarm over rise anti-Jewish hate, call Tags: after, synagogue, attack, leaders, Hate crime charges filed in Eleven people were killed in Saturday's at the Tree Life in Pittsburgh, according to Curt Conrad, chief staff Pittsburgh City Councilman y O'Connor. The describes itself as a "traditional, progressive, and egalitarian congregation". It is located in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1 mile (1.6 km) east Carnegie Mellon University and about 5 miles