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Local Jewish community reacts to tragic recent shooting at California synagogue

Posted at 11:47 AM, Apr 30, 2019


The tragedy at Saturday’s shooting at a Poway, California synagogue is being felt here in the Coastal Bend as well – especially among members of the local Jewish community.

Rabbi Ilan Emanuel at Congregation Beth Israel says he’s concerned after the incident that left a 60-year-old woman dead, the rabbi wounded and a 34-year-old man and a girl with shrapnel wounds.

Today, we’re talking to Rabbi Emanuel about the congregation here and how they’ve reacted over the last few days.

The most recent shooting at a synagogue happened on the last day of Passover.