Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Vigils to Honor the Victims at Tree of Life Congregation

On Saturday, 11 worshippers were shot dead at Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh. Temples around the community are hosting vigils to honor their lives and to come together in this time of hardship:

Interfaith Vigil for Pittsburg
Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. at Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor, 9804 S. Military Trail Suite E2-4 in Boynton Beach. Organized by Student March to Stop Gun Violence. 561/968-0688; website

A Vigil Against Hate and Anti-Semitism
Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. at Temple Beth Am, 2250 S. Central Blvd. in Jupiter. An interfaith service in collaboration with the Jewish Federation, JupiterFIRST Church, St. Peters’s Catholic Church and Temple Beth Am. 561/747-1109; website

Stronger Than Hate
Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at B’nai Tora Congregation, 6261 SW 18th St. in Boca Raton. An interfaith vigil and service of remembrance in collaboration with the Boca Raton Interfaith Clergy Association, the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County, and the Anti-Defamation League of Palm Beach County. 561/392-8566;

Vigil of Healing and Hope
Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at Congregation Kol Tikvah, 6750 N. University Drive in Parkland. Hosted by the Clergy Coalition of Coral Springs and Parkland. 954/346-7878;

Fill the Night With Light
Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Ramat Shalom, 11301 W. Broward Blvd. in Plantation. A candlelight vigil, music and prayer. 954/472-3600;

Christiana Lilly
Christiana Lilly
Christiana Lilly is the editor in chief of at Boca magazine, where she enjoys putting a spotlight on the Boca Raton and Palm Beach County community through both print and digital. Previously, she was the company's web editor. An award-winning journalist, she is the past president of the Society of Professional Journalists Florida chapter and a proud graduate of the University of Florida.

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