Holocaust Memorial Museum warns of 'dangers of unchecked hatred,' anti-Semitism after synagogue shooting
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The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has condemned the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, saying the victims were "callously murdered." 

“The Museum reminds all Americans of the dangers of unchecked hatred and antisemitism which must be confronted wherever they appear,” the museum said in a statement on Saturday offering its sympathies to victims and their families.

It also called on all Americans "to actively work to promote social solidarity and respect the dignity of all individuals.”


The shooting, which left 11 dead and others injured, is believed to be the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history.

The alleged gunman, 46-year-old Robert Bowers, has been arrested and charged on 29 federal counts, including multiple hate-crime charges.

The shooter reportedly yelled “all Jews must die” before he opened fire in the Tree of Life Synagogue during religious services. Upon arrest, Bowers told police that he wanted all Jews to die because they were "committing genocide to his people,” according to police.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpWhere do we go from here? Conservation can show the way Gov. Ron DeSantis more popular in Florida than Trump Sotomayor accuses Supreme Court of bias in favor of Trump administration MORE condemned the shooting as an “evil anti-Semitic attack” and said that it warranted the death penalty. He also suggested an armed guard at the synagogue could have stopped the shooting.