VIDEO – Jewish Agency Holds Memorial Day In Israel Marking A Year Since Deadly Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

Pittsburgh Community Representative Cindy Shapiro (C) and Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog light candle in memory of the the victims of the pittsburgh massacre during the annual Board of Governors' meeting in Jerusalem, on October 27, 2019. Photo by Flash90

JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) – Chair of the Greater Pittsburgh Jewish Federation and Chair of UIA Cynthia Shapira, spoke in Jerusalem on Sunday to mark one year since the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.

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Addressing the audience at The Jewish Agency Board of Trustees, she said that on this “very sad and terrible day in Pittsburgh,” the Jewish Agency and Jewish leaders, with their mission of “connecting Jewish people to each other and to Israel, security around the world, and bringing those Jews to their homeland who want to” come, were playing a “critical” role.

She added that the day would include distributing food at Police and EMS stations, followed by a period of Torah study

The memorial day also included a minute of silence and candle lighting.

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