Vigils Scheduled to Mourn Tel Aviv LGBT Victims
As we previously reported, New York City’s City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn has called on fellow New Yorkers to join her this Wednesday, August 5th in remembering victims of the shooting at the Tel Aviv Gay and Lesbian Association.
Vigils are now also scheduled for Boston and Los Angeles. Please join in a vigil close to you—or pause to reflect today - August 5th - as we mourn for the victims, pray for the injured, and express our outrage at the attacks at the Tel Aviv LGBT youth center.
Here is information on vigils and services across the country:
- Boston, MA: Vigil at Temple Israel (477 Longwood Avenue—on the steps of the Riverway), 6:30 p.m.
- Los Angeles, CA: Vigil at Congregation Beth Chayim Chadishim, 6:30 p.m. (6000 W Pico Blvd, one block east of Crescent Heights)
- New York, NY: Vigil at Congregation Beth Simchat Torah (57 Bethune St.), 7 p.m.
Vigils are also are also being scheduled in London, San Francisco, Manchester, and many other cities across the globe to honor the victims of the attack. Twitter users are spreading the word about the vigils.
To find out more about the violent shooting in Tel Aviv, click over to our blog post on the media coverage surrounding the attack.