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Local synagogue holds service for victims in Pittsburgh shooting

Temple Emanu-El in Utica holds service for victims in Pittsburgh shooting.

Posted: Oct. 29, 2018 11:45 PM
Updated: Oct. 29, 2018 11:46 PM

UTICA- Churches, synagogues and members of the community gathered at Temple Emanu-El on Genesee Street in Utica for a service honoring the victims in the Pittsburgh shooting.

Rabbi Peter Schaktman led the service. There were several members from the Roman Catholic, Presbyterian Church and other faiths who also participated.

The service attracted well over 100 people, all showing support for the jewish community. "I'm here to support the Jewish community and as Christians and Jews, we all believe in god," said Richard Rodrigo.

There were several elected officials who also attended the service.

Utica Police along with other members of law enforcement were also there.

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