JERUSALEM – The Israeli government Sunday, a moment of silence held for the victims to commemorate the bloody shooting rampage Saturday in an American synagogue. By the shooting in Pittsburgh are eleven believers were killed.
Pope Francis condemned the attack as “an inhuman act of violence” during a speech at St. peter’s square.
“The entire nation of Israel mourns with the families of the murdered people in this horrible slaughter in the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh,” said prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the start of the weekly kabinetszitting. The shooting of Saturday “is the greatest anti-semitic crime in the annals of the United States,” he said, after which you the world, called everywhere in the fight against anti-semitism to unite.
Saturday stormed a shooter the synagogue and shouted “All jews must die.” Eleven people were shot dead and six others were injured, including four police officers. The offender is arrested.
“On behalf of myself, on behalf of the government of Israel and the nation of Israel I bring our heartfelt sympathy about,” said Netanyahu.
Pope Francis condemned the attack as “an inhuman act of violence” during a speech at St. peter’s square. He called the attack “horrible” and added that “all of us, in being injured.”