Multifaith Vigils for Tree of Life Synagogue

We are heartbroken for our Jewish siblings by the horrific shooting at Tree of Life congregation in Pittsburgh.

On Monday, October 29, at 7:00 PM the community will gather for a “Tree of Life Candlelight Vigil... a Multifaith Community Gathering” in the Sculpture Garden at the Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E River Rd, Tucson, Arizona 85718.

The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona, the Tucson Jewish Community Center, our synagogues, and our Jewish agencies invite you to a gathering for a multifaith prayer vigil to honor the memory of the 11 victims who lost their lives at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.

Service of Hope, Healing and Peace: Monday, October 29, 7 p.m., Congregation Beth Israel, 10460 N 56th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Arizona Vigil for Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Victims: Tuesday, October 30, 7 p.m., Arizona Jewish Historical Society, Cutler Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E Culver St, Phoenix, Arizona 85004

ADL Arizona, Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix, Arizona Jews for Justice, Arizona Jewish Historical Society, Cutler Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, Rabbi Mari Chernow, Rav Shmuly Yanklowitz and Hon. David Schapira invite Jews and allies from across Arizona to gather to honor the victims of the Tree of Life Congregation of Pittsburgh and to condemn all acts of hateful violence.

Interfaith Vigil for the Tree of Life Synagogue, Tuesday, October 30th, 5 p.m., Temple Emanuel, 5801 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ. Rabbi Dean Shapiro has invited the interfaith community to a vigil of remembrance to be held at Temple Emanuel.

Interfaith Community Gathering: Tuesday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m., Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus, 12701 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254. The event is sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council in cooperation with the Arizona Faith Network, Board of Rabbis of Greater Phoenix, Bureau of Jewish Education, Jewish Community Foundation, Jewish Federation and the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center. The event will be held outside on the Main Field - located on the East side of the property. Campus entrance from Scottsdale Road only. Limited seating will be available.

Due to the nature of this event, no bags, purses, pets or lawn chairs of any size will be permitted. Guests will need to pass through security screening prior to entering the program area.

Chabad of Taos will host a memorial service Tuesday (Oct. 30) at Chabad of Taos, located at 221 Paseo del Pueblo Norte. The service starts at 6 p.m.

The Taos Jewish Center will also host a memorial service. That service will take place Friday (Nov. 2) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Taos Jewish Center, 1335 Gusdorf Road, Suite R.

A healing memorial/vigil in the Las Cruces community was held on Sunday 10/28 at Temple Bet-El; it was open to the public.

As we become aware of vigils in other locations, we will update this post. If you have information about other vigils, please email Wende.