Pittsburgh’s Humane Animal Rescue to open doors for respite, reflection after Tree of Life shooting

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Victims of the Pittsburgh Synagogue Mass Shooting

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To help the community deal with the tragedy at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill, the Humane Animal Rescue will open the doors of the East End Animal Resource Center Monday for respite and reflection.

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The center at 6926 Hamilton Avenue is usually closed on Mondays, but officials decided to open its doors from 12 – 7 p.m. to let guests gather, meet and reflect with animals at the shelter.

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There will be other activities for kids in addition to providing therapeutic animals for meet and greets.

Humane Animal Rescue officials offered their sincerest sympathies to the families of victims and the entire Jewish community of our region.

Flowers and cards sit at a makeshift memorial down the street from the site of the mass shooting that killed 11 people and wounded 6 at the Tree Of Life Synagogue on October 28, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Suspected gunman Richard Bowers, 46, has been charged with 29 federal counts in the mass shooting that police say was fueled by antisemitism. Suspected gunman Richard Bowers, 46, has been charged with 29 federal counts in the mass shooting that police say was fueled by antisemitism.

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