[UPDATE: Due to weather, the vigil was rescheduled for FRIDAY, 8/17, 5pm. These changes are reflected below]
In response to the recent violence against the Chicagoland Muslim community (shooting at mosque in Morton Grove and home-made bomb thrown at an Islamic day school in Lombard), JCUA, the Muslim community and our interfaith allies will be holding a vigil to express our concern.
When: Friday, 8/17, 5:00PM
Where: Downtown Chicago, corner of Congress and Michigan.
“How many disasters do we have to go through in order to realize that all of humanity has a stake in the liberty of one person; whenever one person is offended, we are all hurt. What begins as inequality of some inevitably ends as inequality of all” (Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel)