Overflow Crowd Gathers at St. Paul Temple for Commemoration

October 30, 2018 08:44 AM

About 2,000 people packed a temple in St. Paul for an interfaith vigil to commemorate the victims of the anti-Semitic shooting in Pittsburgh.

The vigil Monday evening at Mount Zion Temple offered those gathered a chance to heal and unite in solidarity against the hate that police say motivated the shooting that left 11 people dead and six injured at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh Saturday.

Advertisement

More from KSTP.com:

Trump to Visit a Pittsburgh Scarred by Violence at Synagogue

Ceremony of Solidarity and Hope Held for People of All Faiths at Minnesota's Largest Synagogue


Jewish Community Action executive director Carin Mrotz says the gathering was an antidote to antisemitism. And, Mount Zion Rabbi Stock Spilker told the overflow crowd that it's powerful to feel like part of a community and know that love is stronger than hate.

Connect with KSTP


Join the conversation on our social media platforms. Share your comments on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages.

Credits

The Associated Press

(Copyright 2018 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Advertisement

Hennepin County to hold Juvenile Warrant Forgiveness Day and Community Fair

School bus that went missing for hours owned by company with alarming safety record

Man pleads guilty in connection to largest meth seizure in state history

FDA is one step closer to approving first peanut allergy treatment

Minneapolis city attorney requests council fund domestic violence prevention outreach

Robbery incidents in downtown Minneapolis result in 20 arrests, 18 charges

Advertisement