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Vigils remember the dead, confront violence

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Four separate vigils held in south central Pennsylvania under the umbrella banner of Stronger Than Hate focused on recent tragedies in the U.S.

The vigils were held Oct. 29 - Nov. 1 in Harrisburg, York, and Carlisle calling attention to the recentanti-Semitic terrorist attack on Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue which left 11 people dead, the killing of two African-American people at Kentucky grocery store in Kentucky by a white man who had tried to get inside a predominantly Black church, and a slew of pipe bombs sent to governmental and political leaders across the country.

Participating entities included the Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg, York citizens groups,Tuesdays with Toomey Harrisburg: Standing Against Hate, For Pittsburgh;and #WontBeErased: Rise Up for Trans Resistance & Existence.