Muslims raise over $50k for victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

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They included two brothers and one married couple.

Five of the victims lived in Squirrel Hill and the rest were from other Pittsburgh neighbourhoods and communities surrounding the city.

As many as 11 people were killed when suspected gunman Robert Bowen burst into the building, yelling "all Jews must die".

Bowers was charged Saturday night in a 29-count complaint, including obstructing the exercise of religious beliefs resulting in death, using a firearm to commit murder, weapons offenses and charges alleging Bowers seriously injured police officers. [He] is scheduled to make his first court appearance Monday. "We must unite to conquer hate".

"Honestly I think this president's whole modus operandi is to divide us".

In a phone call with The National, Mr Messidi said he did not expect the campaign to go viral.

David Rosenthal, 54, (brother of Cecil), of Squirrel Hill.

Vanessa Ressler was taken aback Sunday when her 8-year-old daughter Micah asked her a very hard question - "Mommy, could that happen here?"

"It's tragic, it's unreal", said Aaron, 48, who has been back in Chicago since 2015 and works at Anshe Emet Synagogue in Lakeview East. Jerry Rabinowitz, 66, had been killed at the Tree of Life Synagogue, according to a clergyman who was with the family at the time. At least six other people were wounded, including four police officers who dashed to the scene, authorities said.

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News of the attack spread quickly through the surrounding neighborhood. The president said he will personally travel to Pittsburgh to commemorate the victims. "The Jewish world is about one-half degree of separation generally - particularly in North America - one person from another".

The Department of Justice charged the suspect with 11 counts of criminal homicide, and 13 counts of ethnic intimidation.

Gab, which promotes itself as a free-speech alternative to the more heavily policed Twitter and has been a popular gathering space for the alt-right, said it backed up the user data and suspended the account, then told the Federal Bureau of Investigation about the data held by the company.

In one, early on Saturday, he wrote that a Jewish refugee group, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, "likes to bring invaders in that kill our people".

"He called my wife to get my phone number in the hospital so he could talk to me", Snider said.

"The idea that that was shattered by this bad act of violence hit me to the core of my soul", Shanken says.

Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas, told MPR News on Saturday that while the attack happened hundreds of miles from Minnesota, it hits close to home in the state's Jewish community.

In Israel, cabinet ministers stood for a moment of silence on Sunday to honor the victims of the shooting.