JACKSON, Wyo. — Jackson community members gathered on Monday evening on the Jackson Town Square to show their support for the victims of the recent terror attacks in Israel.

Organized by Rabbi Zalman Mendelsohn and his wife Raizy Mendelsohn, a crowd first gathered at the Chabad Jewish Community Center of Jackson Hole for a prayer vigil. The crowd then marched to the Town Square.

Community members gathered at the Chabad Jewish Center of Jackson Hole for a prayer vigil, Oct. 9. Photo: Chabad Jewish Center of Wyoming

“The community cheered, clapped to Jewish songs and expressed optimism for a better and brighter future,” Rabbi Mendelsohn said.

Lindsay Vallen is a Community News Reporter covering a little bit of everything; with an interest in politics, wildlife, and amplifying community voices. Originally from the east coast, Lindsay has called Wilson, Wyoming home since 2017. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, cooking, and completing the Jackson Hole Daily crosswords.