California synagogue shooting suspect identified; 1 dead …

| May 3, 2019

A 19-year-old man armed with an assault-type rifle opened fire inside a Southern California synagogue on Saturday as worshipers prepared to celebrate the last day of Passover, killing a woman and injuring three others, authorities said. An unidentified off-duty border patrol agent who was inside Chabad of Poway synagogue fired at the shooter identified later as John Earnest missing him, but striking his getaway vehicle, authorities said. While in the vehicle, Earnest called 911 to report the shooting, San Diego Police Chief David Nisleit said

Jewish Heritage Month – vaughan.ca

| May 3, 2019

About Jewish Heritage MonthOn Feb. 23, 2012, the Ontariolegislature unanimously declared May as Jewish Heritage Month and on March 28,2018 the House of Commons passed a bill that designated May as Canadian JewishHeritage Month. Jewish Heritage Month is commemorated through various eventsthat acknowledge the many remarkable achievements and contributions made bymembers of the Jewish community

Presidential Proclamation on Jewish American Heritage …

| May 3, 2019

President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) April 30, 2019 JEWISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH, 2019 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION As we observe Jewish American Heritage Month, our Nation celebrates nearly 4,000 years of Jewish history and honors the numerous contributions of Jewish Americans to our country and the world. Rabbi Akiva, a great Jewish scholar, declared that a central principle of the Torah is to love thy neighbor as thyself

Trump decries rise in anti-Semitism in proclamation for …

| May 3, 2019

President Donald Trump decried the rise in anti-Semitic hate crimes and referenced the shooting attacks on synagogues in Poway and Pittsburgh in a proclamation for Jewish American Heritage Month. As we observe Jewish American Heritage Month, our nation celebrates nearly 4,000 years of Jewish history and honors the numerous contributions of Jewish Americans to our country and the world, read the proclamation dated April 30. Jewish American Heritage Month is marked in May