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After synagogue shooting, fresh thoughts on giving thanks


November 22, 2018

PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Feldstein knew seven of the 11 people killed in the synagogue. For Augie Siriano, they all were friends. Rabbi Jeffrey Myers was leading Shabbat services when the gunshots rang out.

Barely three weeks after the Tree of Life massacre — believed to be the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history — they and their fellow Pittsburghers are preparing to mark a holiday built around gratitude. But in the neighborhood of Squirrel Hill, they aren't shying away from celebrating Thanksgiving. They're welcoming it.

"It's really a perfect time that Thanksgiving is falling ri...

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