But the rabbi, who had just began his sermon when a gunman opened fire at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, says he regrets he did not do more. "And that's what we saw at two different occasions in this past last week both in Pittsburgh and with the pipe bombings in NY and elsewhere".
As he prepares to conduct funerals for those who were killed, Myers said, "Maybe God has some goal for me being in the community and perhaps I'm just fulfilling what part of that objective might be".
"They're all anti-Semites - that's the tie that binds them", said Heidi Beirich, director of the center's Intelligence Project.
"That's the reality of the world we're living in", Isser said.
Anti-Semitic acts in the United States have risen sharply in recent years, ADL figures show.
"I looked up and there were all these dead bodies", said Charny, a retired psychiatrist who has attended services at Tree of Life since 1955.
But the ADL and others have pointed out that public anti-Semitism and intolerance have gone up markedly in the wake of Trump's election win. As HIAS's president, Mark Hetfield, told the New York Times, "We used to welcome refugees because they were Jewish".
Chris Hall, a 28-year-old neighbor told AFP he felt "awful", adding: "I didn't know that type of caliber of person could be living right next door without any clue of what any motive he would have, and who could do something like this". There is no evidence behind these claims. (Bowers used "globalist" and "globalism" a lot, too.) In the Washington Post, Dana Milbank alleged that Trump has made America unsafe for Jews as a result of his "full-throated targeting of Jewish 'globalists.'" In New York, Jonathan Chait argued that Trump has always agitated sub rosa against Jews, "lambast [ing] his enemies as 'globalists, ' which, through its implication of extra-national loyalty, closely tracks the primary accusation made against Jews".
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Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said authorities planned to announce more information at a press conference. The common thread among them was obvious: critical words for Donald Trump and frequent, harsher criticism in return.
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Joyce Fienberg, 75, Richard Gottfried, 65, Jerry Rabinowitz, 66, Cecil Rosenthal, 59, David Rosenthal, 54, Bernice Simon, 84, Sylvan Simon, 86, Daniel Stein, 71, Melvin Wax, 88, Rose Mallinger, 97, and 69-year-old Irving Younger were identified as the 11 victims by Chief Medical Examiner Dr Karl Williams Sunday morning.
"The slurs against George Soros that Republicans continue to invoke are dredged up from centuries of nauseating anti-Semitism", is how Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr., a New Jersey democrat, put it in a recent statement.
Other posts on the network referred to the caravan of Central American migrants making its way to the USA as "invaders", while he also accused Jews of being responsible for Muslim migration into the United States, writing: "Open you Eyes!"
"This killing in Pittsburgh has nothing to do with Donald Trump. The revolting "Lock Her Up" chants have stoked the flames of hate". This white American terrorist gets increasingly agitated by it all, freaked out that more people of color (or even Muslims!) might be coming to our border to legally apply to asylum, and decides it's time to take out one of the groups associated with HIAS, who is helping refugees.
"It felt like an eternity", Myers said of waiting for help to arrive. Police say the shooter shouted anti-Semitic comments during the shooting.
Across the country, prayer vigils and ecumenical services were held in tribute to the dead as words of solace and commiseration poured in from the US Jewish community - the largest outside Israel - but also from the pope and European leaders.
"A Jewish man helped me de-radicalize".
"Number one, I think the political environment has something to do with where we are today", he replied.