Holocaust survivor's take on Poway synagogue shooting

LA JOLLA, Calif., (KGTV) -- Hundreds of people from the San Diego Jewish community attended Yom Hashoah, or the Holocaust Remembrance Event, at the Lawrence Family Community Center. This planned event took place one day after the Poway Synagogue shooting that killed one and wounded three. Re…

Synagogue shooting keeps religious leaders on edge

POWAY, Calif. — The rabbi had just finished comforting a congregant as she prepared to say the traditional prayer for the dead in honor of her mother when a loud crack rang out in his synagogue. It was about halfway through the Sabbath service on Saturday when a gunman turned what was supp…

From Our Leadership: From San Diego to Mumbai: Enough is Enough

The Jewish Federations of North America are once again in the alarming position of having to condemn another despicable act of hatred, anti-Semitism, and the vilification of the “other.” Six months to the day after the devastating massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, its…

1 dead, 3 injured in San Diego-area synagogue shooting

A shooting at a Chabad synagogue in Poway, near San Diego, California, has left one person dead and three injured, including a child. Read more.

The liberation fight for Soviet Jews was a miracle. Most of us didn’t know.

Passover is the perfect time to remember the “modern-day exodus” of Soviet Jews, a movement in which Federation and its partners were instrumental. Read more.