Tending the Tree of Life

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Stars of David with the names of those killed in a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue, stand in front of the synagogue in Pittsburgh, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018.

Stars of David with the names of those killed in a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue, stand in front of the synagogue in Pittsburgh, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

How do you respond to the recent mass shooting at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh? How do you grapple with the questions of why here and why now? There are no easy answers.

On this episode of The Why, we pose those questions to Rabbi Adam Zeff of Germantown Jewish Centre, the Rev. Mark Kelly Tyler of Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, and Chad Dion Lassiter, executive director of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission.

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