You are Invited to Attend a Vigil in St. Catharines in Memory of Victims of Shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh

  • To Take Place on Sunday, November 4th at 6 p.m. in front of St. Catharines City Hall in downtown St. Catharines, Ontario

  • Everyone Welcome

An Invitation to All of Us, circulated by Karrie Porter, St. Catharines resident and newly elected member of St. Catharines city council

Posted October 31st, 2018 on Niagara At Large

St. Catharines, Ontario  – A candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsbburgh will take place in front of St. Catharines City Hall on Sunday, November 4 at 6pm.

The vigil will also present an opportunity to stand with the Jewish community of St. Catharines in the face of a rising tide of anti-Semitism sweeping Canada, the United States and the rest of the world and affirm that the people of this city will not tolerate hate and bigotry.  

“Congregation B’nai Israel is shocked and heartbroken by the tragic events that occurred at the Tree of Life synagogue during Sabbath prayers last Saturday.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families and heroic first responders.   We stand in solidarity with the Pittsburgh Jewish community at this time of anguish.” 

What: Vigil for Tree of Life Synagogue Victims

Where: St. Catharines City Hall

When: Sunday, November 4 at 6pm

Contact: Congregation B’nai Israel, 905 -685-6767

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