Personnel from Chesed Shel Emes Emergency Services and Recovery Unit gather near the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Robert Bowers, the suspect in the mass shooting at the synagogue, expressed hatred of Jews during the rampage and told officers afterward that Jews were committing genocide and he wanted them all to die, according to charging documents made public Sunday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Personnel from Chesed Shel Emes Emergency Services and Recovery Unit gather near the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Robert Bowers, the suspect in the mass shooting at the synagogue, expressed hatred of Jews during the rampage and told officers afterward that Jews were committing genocide and he wanted them all to die, according to charging documents made public Sunday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Local synagogue to honor Pittsburgh victims

Everybody is welcome at the service.

The deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh this past Saturday has affected people all over the country, and Juneau’s synagogue is holding a service to honor the lives lost.

At 5 p.m. Tuesday, Congregation Sukkat Shalom is honoring the 11 people killed in the mass shooting, according to a press release sent out Monday.

“We come together for healing, in the spirit and strength of our Jewish traditions,” the release stated.

Everybody is welcome at the service. Congregation Sukkat Shalom is at 211 Cordova Street in Douglas.

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