Scottsdale rabbi calls for unity after terrorism at Texas synagogue

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 12:15pm
Updated: Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 9:37am

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Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz of Scottsdale
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz of Scottsdale's Beit Midrash Jewish Learning Center.

A hostage situation at a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, over the weekend renewed Jewish fears of increasing antisemitic sentiment in the U.S. and the danger that may pose to members of the Jewish community.

The FBI is approaching the event as a terrorist incident.

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz is president and dean of Valley Beit Midrash in Scottsdale.

The Show spoke with him to learn his reaction to what happened in Texas.

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