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Local Vigils Planned in Wake of Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

Vigils are slated to take places in cities such as Palo Alto, Tiburon and Los Altos Hills



    Officials Thank First Responders, Offer Support After Synagogue Shooting

    "This is a tragic event for everybody, and it's something that makes Pittsburgh strong," Pittsburgh Police Chief Scott Schubert said Sunday, a day after a gunman killed 11 people and wounded six others at the Tree of Life synagogue.

    (Published Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018)

    Several more vigils are planned across the Bay Area Sunday afternoon and evening to mourn Saturday's shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh that killed 11 and injured six.

    The Jewish Student Association of Stanford University and Hillel at Stanford will host a community memorial vigil from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the university's White Memorial Plaza.

    Another vigil will be held at 4:45 p.m. at Chabad Palo Alto, 3070 Louis Road, to remember the victims and pray on behalf of the wounded.

    In Tiburon, Congregation Kol Shofar will host a vigil from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 215 Blackfield Drive.


    Congregation Beth Am will hold a community program at 7 p.m. at 26790 Arastradero Road in Los Altos Hills in solidarity with the Jews of Pittsburgh. The program also will be streamed online.

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