- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 30, 2018

GLENDALE, Wis. (AP) - Congregants, family, friends and strangers packed a synagogue in suburban Milwaukee to commemorate the lives lost in a shooting attack in Pittsburgh Saturday.

All of the 1,000 seats were filled at Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid in Glendale Monday night and hundreds more people lined the walls and entrances for a community gathering hosted by the Milwaukee Jewish Foundation. Some wore stickers that read “Stronger than Hate.” Crowd members held hands and lifted their arms in a show of solidarity against the hate that motivated a gunman to kill 11 people and injure six at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.

The Journal Sentinel says cantors sang psalms, the Israeli national anthem and “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

Uniformed police officers stood guard outside the Glendale synagogue, in the entrances and inside the sanctuary.


Information from: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, http://www.jsonline.com

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