The Reena group of charities extends our heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims, the congregation and the entire Jewish community who were sadly impacted by the anti-Semitic violence at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Saturday, October 27, 2018.
We have reached out to our sister agency ACHEIVA who lost two members to a murderer of 11 innocent people, brothers Cecil and David Rosenthal. May the memories of all the martyrs be a blessing and may those who knew them be comforted amongst the Mourners of Zion.
Tonight, Monday October 29th at 7:00 pm, numerous Toronto organizations have joined together and will be holding a community vigil in memory of the victims in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh. We invite those who cannot attend tonight’s event to take a minute, light a candle and resist the desire to hate, but seek out ways to be more inclusive of those who are different than you.
UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, its advocacy agent, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), and many other Jewish organizations – including B’nai Brith, Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies (FSWC), the Jewish National Fund (JNF) and the Toronto Board of Rabbis – will host a community-wide vigil in memory of the victims of the horrific attack that took place in Pittsburgh.
Community Vigil at 7:00 pm
Mel Lastman Square
5100 Yonge Street, North York Centre Subway Station