Among them are 11 counts of obstruction of the exercise of religious beliefs resulting in death. An account on the social media site Gab believed to belong to Bowers is rife with anti-Semitic content, and he reportedly told arresting officers he attacked because "all Jews must die."
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"When you spew hate speech, people act on it. Very simple," said Stephen Cohen of New Light Congregation, which rents building space from Tree of Life. "And this is the result. A lot of people dead. Senselessly."
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