SPRINGFIELD, NJ - In memory of the four victims from last Tuesday's shooting in Jersey City, members of the Springfield community gathered for a memorial vigil at Temple Sha'arey Shalom.
The vigil was held at Temple Sha'arey Shalom and included the following 15 speakers sitting on the stage:
Temple Sha'arey Shalom President Roberta Krumholtz, Union County Islamic Center Representative Rebecca Kasen.
Mayor Erica DuBois and Deputy Mayor Chris Capodice, Rabbi Mark Mallach, Rabbi Dennis Roth, Rabbi Joel Abraham and Cantor Steve Stern rabbi Renee Edelman and Cantor Jason Rosenman and Pastor David Knecht.
The crowd was sparse, as snow squalls throughout the afternoon made driving difficult. Hwever, according to Rabbi Edelman, around 40 people did show up and attend.