Grieving with Israel
The Kehillah community mourns the loss of those who perished while performing the mitzvah of celebrating Lag B’Omer in the sacred city of Meron, Israel, and our deepest sympathies go out to their loved ones and to those who were injured. During our weekly KabShab gathering, our students shared the news before holding a moment of silence, and in the coming weeks we will be searching for additional ways to express our condolences.
This extent of this tragedy represents Israel’s worst peace-time disaster. As we go into Shabbat, let us direct our compassion to those directly impacted by this catastrophe and comfort one another as we grieve together.
May their memories serve as a blessing (zichronam livrachah), and may the Infinite console you among the other mourners of Zion and Jerusalem (ha’makom yenahem etkhem betokh she’ar avelei ziyon vi’yerushalayim).
Kehillah Jewish High School