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DC-Area Interfaith Vigils in Response to the Violence in Israel

October 10, 2023 - October 12, 2023

Adas Israel Congregation
DC-Area Vigil for Israel
Tuesday, October 10 at 7pm
Join together with rabbis, cantors, and community leaders from all over the DC area as we gather in prayer, song, and solidarity following the horrific events in Israel over the past few days. Together we will draw strength from one another as we mourn deeply for those we’ve lost, stand with those now in peril, and pray earnestly for the peace, safety and security of our beloved Israel. Join us in person, or livestream here.

Pray for Peace in Israel & Palestine
Festival Center
Wednesday, October 11, 12pmd
The Festival Center will be hosting a time of grieving for the violence and death as well as a time of silence and prayer for peace Wednesday at noon. This will NOT be a time of discussion or debate. All people, no matter what their religious background or nonreligious background may be, are welcome. 

Abrahamic House
Wednesday, October 11th 6:30pm
Our fellows are opening the Abrahamic House doors to our community for an interfaith vigil. This will be a time and a space for individuals to mourn the lives lost and and pray, in their own way, for peace. Whether that means saying a Kaddish, praying the rosary, or reciting a dua, we will express our solidarity through our differences. If you wish to join us please let us know here so we may better accommodate you.

A Vigil of Jewish Unity & Solidarity with Israel
Congregation Har Shalom
Thursday, Oct. 12th 7:30pm
General Attendants need not register. In partnership with Beth Ami, Beth El (Bethesda), Beth Sholom, B’nai Israel, Bnai Shalom of Olney, B’nai Tzedek, CESJDS, Har Shalom, Jewish Studio Porject, Kehilar Pardes, Kehilat Shalom, Kol Shalom, Ramah DC Day Camp, Shaare Torah, Tikvat Israel, Washington Hebrew, as well as ADL, AJC, FIDF, JCRC, and the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. 

Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington
Friday, October 13, 12:15 – 1:15 PM
Freedom Plaza
14th St. & Pennsylvania Ave. NW



October 10, 2023
October 12, 2023
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