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Several organizations coming together as Pittsburgh's Buddhist Community held a Meditation of Peace and Condolence at the Heinz Memorial Chapel on November 1, 2018 in response to the attack at the Tree of Life Synagogue on October 27, 2018. The gathering was hosted by Laughing Rivers Sangha, Buddhist Meditation Center of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Buddhist Center, Zen Center of Pittsburgh, and Three Rivers Tibetan Cultural Center. Event included meditations by Buddhist monks, a presentation titled "How to Deal With Fear & Sadness" from Rev. Kotoku of the Zen Center of Pittsburgh, and introductory and closing remarks and a song from George Hoguet of Laughing Rivers Sangha.
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The October 27 Archive collects responses to an antisemitic attack in Pittsburgh, Pa. on October 27, 2018. These responses take many forms but share a motivating impulse. Each began in the mind and heart of someone who was moved by the events of that day and was compelled to create something meaningful from that feeling. By sharing these responses, those people chose to be vulnerable for the sake of a greater good. The October 27 Archive website was launched with the belief that sharing these responses with the world can provide an avenue for people all over the world to reflect, learn, and heal.
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