Across the Washington area, the killings of 11 Pittsburgh Jews at Shabbat worship were met with interfaith solidarity services. Three of these took place on Oct. 30 at B’nai Shalom of Olney, Temple Rodef Shalom in Falls Church and Congregation B’nai Tzedek in Potomac.
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett speaks to those gathered at Congregation B’nai Tzedek. Photo by Gary Fifer
Pastor Haywood Robinson and the People’s Baptist Church Gospel Choir lend spirit to the memorial service at Congregation B’nai Tzedek in Potomac on Oct. 30. Photo by Gary Fifer
County, state and national politicians took part at the gathering at B’nai Shalom of Olney. Photo by Charles Lee
B’nai Shalom of Olney held a gathering on Oct. 30 in memory of the Pittsburgh shooting, co-sponsored by Shaare Tefila Congregation in Olney. Photo by Charles Lee
Temple Rodef Shalom congregants gather after the mass shooting of a synagogue in Pittsburgh, October 2018. Photo by Lacey Ann Johnson
People from many communities attended Temple Rodef Shalom’s service of solidarity and comfort on Oct. 30. Photo by Lacey Ann Johnson
Temple Rodef Shalom Rabbi Amy Schwartzman. Photo by Lacey Ann Johnson