Are you confused and hurting about what happened in Pittsburgh? Are you thinking about how those events and people's reactions fit into larger systems of oppression? Are you wondering about how anti-semitism is connected to white supremacy and the Occupation in Israel/Palestine?
In this workshop, we will explore these questions in a supportive community as well as actions we can take moving forward. Join us in reflecting and discussing. Dinner will be provided.
This event is intended for self-identified young Jews, though all are welcome. It is being hosted by IfNotNow Boston.
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In response to the October 27th anti-Semitic murder of 11 worshippers at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the American Jewish Committee (AJC) encouraged people worldwide to stand in solidarity with their Jewish neighbors through a campaign called #ShowUpForShabbat. On November 2, the first Shabbat after the shooting, synagogues hosted an influx of attendees, both Jewish and non-Jewish. Temple Israel in Boston hosted a Shabbat of Comfort, Community and Courage. The main chapel, which holds over 500 people, was full, and a neighboring room livestreaming the service... Read more about Shabbat of Comfort, Community and Courage
This event took place at the New England Holocaust Memorial, in memory of the victims of the Pittsburgh shooting. It was co-sponsored by Boston Workmen's Circle Center for Jewish Culture and Social Justice, IfNotNow Boston, Kavod community, and Jewish Voice for Peace Boston.
Please join the City of Cambridge for an interfaith candlelight vigil as we remember the victims of Saturday’s mass shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. We will gather on Tuesday, October 30, 7:30 p.m. in front of Cambridge City Hall.
Last Shabbat, we witnessed the deadliest act of anti-Semitism in North American history — the attack at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. This Shabbat, we are responding with our greatest show of solidarity. A continental Solidarity Shabbat with the Jewish community of Pittsburgh.
At synagogues, community centers and homes across North America, we will be gathering together in prayer, compassion and unity — as one people. And as the Federation Movement. From Toronto to Tampa....
We are heartbroken by the news from Pittsburgh this morning. At least 11 people were shot and killed, and several injured, at the Tree of Life synagogue during shabbat morning services. We will not be silent in the wake of this violent act of anti-semitism- we will reach for each other and for our allies as we join together to fight oppression in all of its forms.
Join the Boston Jewish Community tonight for connection, mourning and healing. This is scary. And- We have an opportunity to come together in public to show that we are more resilient and powerful than we are afraid of those who... Read more about Emergency Response: Boston Jewish Community Vigil for Pittsburgh
On this dark night, it is a consolation to face such times together as one community. Harvard Hillel is holding a vigil on Sunday, October 28th in Beren Hall in solidarity of the Jewish community in Pittsburgh. To all those affected, please join us because together we are stronger than hate.
Tremont Street & Winter Street, Boston, MA 02108, USA
Combined Jewish Philanthropies, the Jewish Community Relations Council, the Anti-Defamation League, and the Synagogue Council of Massachusetts invite you to join us for a vigil for the victims at the Tree of Life Synagogue. Please join us as we gather on Boston Common at the Parkman Bandstand at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 28.
CJP, JCRC Joint Statement on Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting:
On Saturday, October 27, during a Shabbat service of reflection, prayer, and celebration, 11 people were murdered and another six injured by a suspected anti-Semitic, xenophobic extremist at the Tree of... Read more about Boston Vigil for Tree of Life Synagogue
Despite the persistent stereotypes that cast Muslim women as passive and voiceless, the historical record and contemporary contexts attest to a very different reality. In this lecture, we will dive into the rich trove of Muslim women's history, ancient and modern, to explore the many spheres of women's leadership. From towering women figures in the domain of religion, to major civilizational achievements lead by women philanthropists, to the multiple contexts wherein Muslim women have become heads of state and major global actors and activists, we will ask: What factors...