PITTSBURGH — New England Patriots proprietor Robert Kraft traveled to Pittsburgh a day early for his group’s sport towards the Steelers and visited the Tree of Life Synagogue, the place 11 folks had been killed by a gunman on Oct. 27.
Kraft, who’s Jewish, paid his respects on the web site of the capturing after which attended companies with the congregation at its short-term location alongside along with his son Josh.
Throughout the service, Kraft was known as to the bimah to converse and relayed that whereas Sunday’s sport was a giant one, it meant extra to him to be with the congregation.
Kraft then stunned a boy, Max, who was having his bar mitzvah by giving him 4 tickets to the Patriots-Steelers sport.
Additionally, Patriots receiver Julian Edelman acknowledged the importance of being in Pittsburgh by tweeting out the names of these killed in the capturing. Edelman’s father, Frank, is Jewish.
In Remembrance. בזיכרון עץ חיים#StrongerThanHate
🎨 @MACHE275 🙏 @CJPBoston 🇮🇱 pic.twitter.com/PUUszklkUz
— Julian Edelman (@Edelman11) December 16, 2018