New Zealand Jews ‘Sickened’ By Mosque Shootings That Killed 49

New Zealand Jews ‘Sickened’ By Mosque Shootings That Killed 49


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New Zealand Jews ‘sickened’ by mosque shootings that killed 49
U.S. politicians on Twitter drew comparisons between the mosque massacre and last October’s deadly shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh.
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