In wake of Pittsburgh massacre, UW campus community must show up for its Jewish students

Anti-Semitism is an American problem.

We were reminded of this sad truth Saturday morning when we awoke to news the Tree of Life Synagogue of Pittsburgh was under attack. By the time their attacker was in custody, 11 members of the community had perished. It was the deadliest attack on Jewish people in American history, committed by a man who justified his massacre in the language of genocide. In a federal affidavit, the suspect said, “I just want to kill Jews.”

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