Organized by JFREJ and Congregation Beit Simchat Torah - CBST (Facebook event here)
We are gathering to mourn the victims of the horrific terror attack on Muslim worshipers in two mosques in New Zealand. Worshipers were gunned down today as they were performing Friday (Jummuah) prayers. 49 people have been killed and 20 people are injured. Our prayers go out to the families and loved ones of the victims. Tonight at 4:30 pm at Washington Square Park, we will come together and show our solidarity and express our grief over such a senseless act of violence. We will show that together we are stronger than hate, that no matter what faith community we belong to, we oppose hatred and violence in all forms.
Afterwards, at 6 pm, ICNYU( Islamic Center of NYU) is hosting a vigil tonight in front of NYU Kimmel Center. We encourage you to attend if you can. https://www.facebook.com/events/556462564848560/