Federal prosecutors rejected an offer by the accused Pittsburgh synagogue gunman to plead guilty in exchange for a life sentence without the possibility of release. Prosecutors are pursuing the death penalty against Robert Bowers, who is accused of killing 11 worshippers at the Tree of Life synagogu…
Jana Lange was a dedicated fan of German pop music. Kevin S. was a construction worker and decorator who loved soccer. They have been identified as the two victims killed in the shooting by the gunman who tried to enter the Halle synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur. Lange was 40; Kevin was 20.
Donations to a Brazilian scholarship campaign to benefit Jewish students collected $4.1 million in three days. More than 3,000 donors contributed Oct. 5-7 to assists students from 15 Jewish schools in Sao Paulo.
B’nai Brith Canada has been granted intervener status in a court case between the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) and the York Federation of Students on one side, and the Government of Ontario on the other.