Eleven Killed in Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

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Tammy Hepps, Kate Rothstein and her daughter, Simone Rothstein, 16, pray from a prayerbook a block away from the site of a mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood on October 27, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo: jeff swensen/getty images)

Bay Area synagogues tightened security and held vigils over the weekend after a gunman killed 11 people and wounded six others on Saturday at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Robert Bowers, 46, was charged late Saturday with 29 federal counts, including hate crimes. The alleged gunman had a history of making anti-Semitic statements online and told police that "all these Jews need to die," authorities said. We'll discuss the attack, which comes as incidents of anti-Semitism in the U.S. are on the rise.

Guests:

Jonathan Weisman, deputy Washington editor; New York Times; author, "Semitism: Being Jewish in the Age of Trump"

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Sydney Mintz, rabbi, Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco

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