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Oct. 11, 2022

Service Events Planned to Mark Four Years Since Tree of Life Massacre

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This article originally appeared in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on October 10, 2022.

The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA

The Pittsburgh community will mark four years since the mass shooting at Tree of Life synagogue in Squirrel Hill with a series of service and volunteer events meant to honor the victims of the attack.

In person and online commemoration events organized by the 10.27 Healing Partnership and Repair the World Pittsburgh are set to begin this weekend and will occur each Sunday through Nov. 6.

A gunman killed 11 people and wounded six others on Oct. 27, 2018, at Tree ofLife synagogue in what was the deadliest attack on Jews in American history. The community service initiatives are meant to honor those lost by reflecting the Jewish concept of “tikkun olam,” or repairing the world.

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