Samantha Woll had led the Isaac Agree Downtown Detroit synagogue since 2022, and had worked for congresswoman Elissa Slotkin. The president of a synagogue in Detroit was found stabbed outside her home Saturday morning, according to local newspaper reports. Samantha Woll, 40, had led the Isaac Agree Downtown synagogue since 2022. The Detroit Free Press reported that she had also worked for the congresswoman Elissa Slotkin and the re-election campaign of the Michigan attorney general, Dana Nessel. Slotkin and Nessel are Democrats, and the latter quickly issued a statement lamenting Woll’s slaying. “I am shocked, saddened and horrified to learn of Sam’s brutal murder,” Nessel said in a statement. “Sam was as kind a person as I’ve ever known. She was driven by her sincere love of her community, state and country. Sam truly used her faith and activism to create a better place for everyone.”

via guardian: President of a Detroit synagogue found stabbed outside her home

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