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Commentary: In Poway, as in Pittsburgh, we are grieving once again

And so, once again, shots rang out in a synagogue, worshipers were dispersed in horror, death was in the air where, moments earlier, blessings and chants had filled a sanctuary.

The sad truth is that in our age the word "sanctuary" has lost its meaning. And the sad truth - in the wake of this latest shooting - is that the phrase "Chabad of Poway" will have an entirely new meaning, just as the phrase "Tree of Life" no longer denotes

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