Religion and Resilience After the Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting

June 7, 2019
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EDT
Location: Healy Hall Riggs Library Map

In support of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting’s Beyond Religion Conference, held June 8-9 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., the Berkley Center hosted a dinner focused on the role of religion and resilience in responding to community crises, in particular after the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. In a conversation moderated by Indira Lakshmanan, Dalia Mogahed and Mark Oppenheimer discussed the implications of the Tree of Life shooting on Jewish and Muslim communities in America, interfaith dialogue, and the ethics of reporting on gun violence. Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia welcomed guests to the dinner, followed by remarks by Berkley Center Director Shaun Casey and Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer.

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