World leaders and politicians call for an end to anti-Semitism after deadly California synagogue shooting

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World leaders and politicians have expressed their grief and condolences following the shooting at the Chabad of Powaysynagogue in California on Saturday.

One person is dead and three people are injured after a gunman opened fire with an assault-style rifle.

Many have demanded action against anti-Semitism and the rise in anti-Semitic attacks, as well as calls to end gun violence.

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One person is dead and three people are injured after a shooting at a synagogue in Poway, California, on Saturday, April 27. Officials called the shooting "a hate crime" due to comments made at the scene by the shooter, who opened fire with an assault-style rifle. The suspect, 19-year-old John Earnest, is currently being investigated for both the shooting and in connection with an unsolved arson fire at the Islamic Center of Escondido, which took place in March. World leaders and politicians from President Donald Trump to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have expressed their grief, condolences, and a call for action in ending anti-Semitism and a growing string of anti-Semitic attacks. Here's what they had to say.
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