Mark Oppenheimer

Squirrel Hill:
The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood

(Knopf Publishing Group, 2021)

This piercing portrait, published in advance of the third anniversary of the tragedy at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, details the struggles and triumphs of one of America’s renowned Jewish neighborhoods. In the wake of the unspeakable, Squirrel Hill highlights the hopes, fears, and tensions all Americans must confront on the road to healing. Oppenheimer hosts the podcast Unorthodox, is an editor at Tablet, and wrote a biweekly religion column for The New York Times. He teaches English at Yale.

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Sunday, Oct 24 2021


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