Tagged Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School shooting

2 years after the deadly school shooting, Jews in Parkland say they still don’t feel secure

Participants in a memorial service on the one-year anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., Feb. 14, 2019. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

PARKLAND, Fla. (JTA) — It was during Zoey Fox-Snider’s sophomore year that a gunman entered her campus at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School here. The 17-year-old remembers the fire alarm going off and rushing toward the exit with her friends, but then being told to go back in. Suddenly… Read more »

Pittsburgh newspaper wins Pulitzer for coverage of synagogue massacre

(JTA) — The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was awarded the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in breaking news reporting for its coverage of the Tree of Life synagogue massacre last October. Eleven people were shot and killed by a gunman during the rampage, which came as congregants at the synagogue complex in Pittsburgh… Read more »