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Shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation

Dear WHC Community, We mourn the senseless loss of life and casualties resulting from the shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh on Saturday, October 27, and our hearts weep for the loss this close-knit Pittsburgh community has suffered. It was an act directed at the soul of the entire Jewish community. All of us at Washington Hebrew Congregation – our clergy, staff, leadership, members, and partners – share in the grief resulting from this and every senseless act of violence. We strongly denounce all words and deeds of hate. As always, we will take appropriate security measures, act… Read More  ➔

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JCC of Northern Virginia Defaced in Hate Crime

Around 4:30 am on Saturday, October 6, the JCC of Northern Virginia was the target of an anti-Semitic hate crime for the second time in 18 months when 19 swastikas were spray-painted on the front of the community center in Fairfax.Read More  ➔