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About 100 Gather for 'Healing Service' Outside Pittsburgh Synagogue

People stood with umbrellas, some weeping, mothers hugging children and couples leaning on each other

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    Pittsburgh Shooting Victims Remembered in US, Canada, France

    People gathered in cities across the United States, as well as abroad in Canada and France, to remember the victims of a deadly shooting in Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue that took 11 lives. (Published Monday, Oct. 29, 2018)

    About 100 people gathered in a cold drizzle for what was called a "healing service" outside the Pittsburgh synagogue that was the scene of a mass shooting a week ago.

    Former Tree of Life rabbi Chuck Diamond led Saturday morning's 45-minute service, which featured prayers, songs and poetry. The Rev. Lee Clark, a retired Presbyterian pastor from the Pittsburgh area, led a short prayer.

    People stood with umbrellas, some weeping, mothers hugging children and couples leaning on each other.

    The gunman entered Tree of Life just as Shabbat services were beginning and started shooting, killing 11 people and wounding six others in the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history.

    Trump Visits Pittsburgh as Jewish Community Begins Burying Its Dead

    [NATL] Trump Visits Pittsburgh as Jewish Community Begins Burying Its Dead

    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited Pittsburgh on Tuesday as the Jewish community began burying some of the victims of a massacre at Tree of Life Synagogue.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018)

    Suspect Robert Bowers pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal hate crime charges. He could face the death penalty.