Show Up For Shabbat

One Year After Pittsburgh, Gather, Remember, and Act

Following the murder of 11 innocent Jews at prayer at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue last October, millions of people of all faiths rallied around AJC’s #ShowUpForShabbat initiative, packing synagogues in what became the largest-ever expression of solidarity with the American Jewish community.

On the one-year anniversary, AJC is again calling on all people of good conscience to #ShowUpForShabbat. Let us come together to honor the victims and raise our collective voice for a world free of antisemitism, hate, and bigotry.

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About #ShowUpForShabbat

Join us for the weekend of October 25-27 as we gather, remember, and take action. Use the links above to participate in #ShowUpForShabbat on October 25-26 and stay tuned for more information about what you can do to dedicate October 27 as the Day of Action Against Antisemitism.

Download the #ShowUpForShabbat Toolkit

DOWNLOAD THE AJC #SHOWUPFORSHABBAT PRAYER

#ShowUpForShabbat 2018

Watch the video recap
Read The New York Times article
How #ShowUpForShabbat became the largest-ever expression of solidarity with the American Jewish community.

2018 Participants:

Paul Ryan, then-Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Nancy Pelosi, current Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel
Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Kamala Harris, U.S. Senator and current presidential candidate
Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London
Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom
Andy Cohen, author and TV producer
Itzhak Perlman, sixteen-time Grammy Award-winning violinist
Mayim Bialik, actress in The Big Bang Theory
Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post
And millions of others around the world.

 

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