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Made Local with Mark Oppenheimer, Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures
Join us for a virtual lecture with Mark Oppenheimer, author of Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood.
Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, is one of the oldest Jewish neighborhoods in the country, known for its tight-knit community and the profusion of multigenerational families. On October 27, 2018, a gunman killed eleven Jews who were worshipping at the Tree of Life synagogue in Squirrel Hill–the most deadly anti-Semitic attack in American history.
Many neighborhoods would be understandably subsumed by despair and recrimination after such an event, but not this one. Mark Oppenheimer poignantly shiftsView more
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This pre-recorded event is being presented virtually - please register here. Mark Oppenheimer will also sign copies of his book in person at Riverstone Books in Squirrel Hill (the location of the former Classic Lines book store) on October 26, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.