5 December 2018
South London Liberal Synagogue (SLLS) was part of a unique project that saw 2,000 handmade Stars of David hung throughout Pittsburgh.
The children of SLLS joined 1,000 young volunteers around the world making the stars, each with a heart in the centre.
The project was created by Americans Hinda Mandell and Ellen Dominus Broude, who set up a Facebook page entitled ‘Jewish Hearts from Pittsburgh’ in response to the attack at the Tree of Life synagogue building in the Squirrel Hill.
They said: “The purpose of this craft-activism project is to embed love into the Jewish Star (the Star of David).”
The stars were distributed and hung by a further 40 volunteers on the first night of Chanukkah.
For more details of this wonderful project, please click here.
[Photo Credit: Mindy Fenster Weiner]
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