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At Temple Beth Shalom: Standing in Solidarity

The Sh’ma, as it sometimes called, is the essence of Judaism, so why were so many non-Jews saying it? Because of one atrocious act of hate, a swastika painted on the temple sometime during High Holy Day services, because of that we were all here together.

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The need for interfaith support in times of threat

Would TBS accept, in the near future, something like 2012’s Arms of Compassion event at Spokane’s Sikh temple? An event of that type for the Jewish community happened on Yom Hashoah that year, after initially being cancelled due to security concerns. The swastika at TBS confirms that such concerns are not trivial.

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