Community memorial for the worst tragedy to befall the Jewish people since the Shoah

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Community memorial for the worst tragedy to befall the Jewish people since the Shoah

Jewish News proud to partner with ten Jewish organisations paying respects to Israelis murdered by Hamas terrorists on Monday 16th October

burning memorial candles on the dark background
burning memorial candles on the dark background

Ten Jewish organisations have organised a community memorial for the victims of the Hamas terrorist attacks.

The sombre evening service, taking place in north west London on Monday 16th October, 6.30pm – 8.30pm, has been organised by British Jewish organisations involved in Choose Democracy.

The event will include prayers, music, poems, readings and hearing from people directly impacted by loss and concern for hostages. There will be no political speeches or representatives from the Israeli or UK governments or political parties.

If you would like to attend the memorial online via livestream, please click here , if you would like to attend in person please click here.

As well as memorialising the victims of this heinous attack on Jews, the ceremony will honour victims of the attack from all faiths and nationalities that were murdered.

The ceremony is being organised by Arzenu, Habonim Dror, the Jewish Labour Movement, LJY-Netzer, Masorti Judaism, New Israel Fund, Noam, Progressive Judaism, RSY-Netzer and Yachad.

The event venue will be confirmed after registration. There is a suggested donation of £5 per person, will all funds raised going to the Magen David Adom Crisis appeal.

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