Responses to Shooting in Pittsburgh Synagogue

The Canadian Interfaith Conversation expresses deep sympathy for all who lost family and friends in the shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh on October 27. We grieve with our Jewish brothers and sisters at the horror of this latest attack on their community. The Conversation's formal statement may be read here

Participants in the Conversation - CIJA and Manitoba Multifaith Council - are planning vigils in Toronto (October 29) and Winnipeg (October 30). Please check for news of vigils in your community or consider hosting a vigil of your own.



COMMUNITY-WIDE Vigil TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30 in Response to Tragedy in Pittsburgh

Yesterday, the Jewish community suffered an unimaginable tragedy in Pittsburgh. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families, the Tree of Life Congregation, as well as the law enforcement and community of Pittsburgh.

We invite everyone to stand together on Tuesday, October 30 at 7:00pm at Congregation Shaarey Zedek for a vigil to remember the victims of this horrific event.