The Chagrin Valley Islamic Center is holding an interfaith vigil for peace and understanding to honor the victims of the attacks on two New Zealand mosques at 5 p.m. March 17 at the Solon Gazebo, 6288 SOM Center Road in Solon.
Civic and religious leaders, including Rabbi Joshua Caruso of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple and Rabbi Scott Roland of Congregation Shaarey Tikvah, both in Beachwood, are scheduled to speak in the wake of the attacks March 15 that left at least 50 people dead and 50 injured.
• The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is collecting funds for the victims. Donations should be mailed to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, P.O. Box 74320, Cleveland, OH 44194-4320. Donations also can be made at bit.ly/2ub8U3d and in the comments section, specify the donation is on behalf of the New Zealand Terror Attack.
• Watch Rabbi Hal Rudin-Luria of B’nai Jeshurun in Pepper Pike deliver his Shabbat sermon March 16 about the tragedy.