(Photo: AP/Gene J. Puskar)

(Photo: AP/Gene J. Puskar)

By March Oster - January 2, 2019

JTA — The Pittsburgh Steelers’ Stronger Than Hate campaign inspired the city and the world to rally around the Jewish community in the wake of the shooting attack on a local synagogue building that left 11 dead.

On Sunday, the Steelers donated $70,000 to help the Jewish community and the families directly affected by the October 27 attack on Tree of Life Or L’Simcha Congregation building while worshipers were gathered for Shabbat morning services.

Prior to the Steelers’ home game against the Cincinnati Bengals, President Art Rooney II presented a check to the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s Fund for Victims of Terror.

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