Pitt Cares: Stronger Than Hate

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One Year Later: Honoring the Tree of Life Victims

The Pitt community honors the lives lost in the Tree of Life Synagogue shootings and stands in solidarity with our Jewish classmates, colleagues, teachers, neighbors, family members and friends.

Pitt Stronger than HateIn Rememberance of the Tree of Life Shooting

On Oct. 27, 2018, a white supremacist killed 11 worshippers at the Tree of Life - Or L'Simcha, Dor Hadash and New Light Congregations in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood.

To commemorate this abhorent act of antisemitism, the University of Pittsburgh and community groups are hosting a number of events, including a student exhibit, a Jewish Studies Program colloquium series, a tribute to Holocaust survivors, Jewish-themed talks and an Antisemitism, Hate and Social Responsibility Conference. Details on these and related events are posted on the University's campus events calendar.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pitt brings visitors face to face with the Holocaust in 'Lest We Forget' exhibition


 

We're Here to Help

Services are available for members of the Pitt and surrounding communities coping with the aftermath of the Tree of Life shootings.

Students: Community Care Behavioral Health: 1-888-251-2224.

Faculty/Staff: Life Solutions: 1-866-647-3432. Free confidential support is available 24/7 for faculty/staff with any trauma-related issues. Trained clinicians are available.

Resolve Crisis Services: Resolve Crisis Services is a 24-hour, 365-day crisis service that can be used by all residents of Allegheny County. Resolve 24-hour crisis help line:1-888-796-8226.

Counselors Available for the Community on a drop-in basis at the Jewish Community Center and by appointment at Jewish Family and Community Services: 412-422-7200.