White Plains Jewish Agency unveils memorial for massacre victims

During the ceremony, Eitana Perlmutter urged attendees not to merely mourn but to channel their grief into meaningful action, emphasizing the need to strive for positive change.

News 12 Staff

May 14, 2024, 10:45 AM

Updated 9 days ago

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In a poignant ceremony at the Temple Israel Center, the Jewish Agency in White Plains revealed a new installation dedicated to the victims of the Oct. 7 massacre.
The memorial features 1,200 ceramic flowers, symbolizing each life lost on that tragic day.
Among those present was the father of a 22-year-old woman who lost her life at the Nova Music Festival.
Community members described the unveiling ceremony as an opportunity for collective grieving and mutual consolation, while also emphasizing the importance of resilience and moving forward.
During the ceremony, Eitana Perlmutter urged attendees not to merely mourn but to channel their grief into meaningful action, emphasizing the need to strive for positive change.
The unveiling coincided with Yom Haatzmaut, Israel's Independence Day.


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