Updated: 5:45 p.m., Monday
Vigils are planned across the Bay Area following the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, that killed 11 and injured six on Saturday morning.
At least four events to commemorate the victims and survivors of the shooting will be held on Monday night:
- Walnut Creek: Congregation B'nai Shalom, 74 Eckley Lane, 7:00 p.m.
- San Francisco: Chabad SF/SoMa Shul, 496 Natoma St., 7:30 p.m.
- San Francisco: Sha'ar Zahav, 290 Dolores St., 7:30 p.m.
- Berkeley: JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St., 8:00 p.m.
Progressive Jewish organization Bend the Arc is also planning a solidarity rally on Tuesday at 5 p.m. at San Jose City Hall. The American Jewish Community, a San Francisco-based advocacy group, and Bend the Arc held gatherings and vigils in San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Sonoma County and several locations across the South Bay over the weekend.
Multiple Bay Area law enforcement agencies said they were increasing police presence on Saturday in response to the deadly shooting.