Man Killed In Rogers Park Honored With Torah

Man Killed In Rogers Park Honored With Torah


WHILE TRYING TO ARREST A SUSPECT WANTED FOR SHOOTING A WOMAN. THE POLICE ARRESTED A 45-YEAR- OLD MAN AFTER A BRIEF CHASE. BLACK MAN WAS SHOT IS OFFICER’S TRIED TO CATCH HIM. HE HAS NOT BEEN CHARGED. IT IS A FITTING MEMORIAL FOR A MEMBER OF CHICAGO’S JEWISH COMMUNITY WHO WAS MURDERED. A 24-YEAR-OLD WAS SHOT LAST OCTOBER IN ROGER’S PARK. HE WAS THE FOCUS OF A JOYFUL GATHERING AT A ROGER’S PARK SYNAGOGUE. [ MUSIC ] Reporter: THE CONGREGATION FINISHED AND DEDICATED A TOUR IN HIS HONOR. A TORAH IS A DOUBLE SCROLL CONTAINING THE FIVE BOOKS OF MOSES. IT IS READ DURING SERVICES INCLUDING ON SABBATH AND ON HOLIDAYS. THE BROTHER SAYS TODAY’S CEREMONY TURNED A TRAGEDY INTO A CELEBRATION. THIS WAS A TRAGIC TIME. THE COMFORT FOR THE FAMILY IS SEEING THE COMMUNITY GET TOGETHER AND THE UNITY, SO MANY PEOPLE CAME TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE WITH THE COMPLETION OF THE TORAH.

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