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‘My heart is in Texas’: Trauma’s long legs for this Jewish Pittsburgher

On Jan. 15, three congregants and one rabbi were taken hostage in Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas. They were held hostage for over 11 hours. In Pittsburgh, over 1,200 miles away, I refreshed news websites in horror.  Shortly before midnight, I updated my status on Facebook: “Today, my heart is in Texas” and, following […]