• Tree of Life rabbi part of national forum to talk about race relations


    PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh was on the he national stage Tuesday morning as Rabbi Jeffery Myers of the Tree of Life Synagogue speaks out for unity and peace.

    He's in Charleston, South Carolina for the Charleston Forum, which brings people together to talk about race relations.

    It's held to honor the nine African-Americans killed at a church there four years ago.

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    Rabbi Myers said he's grateful to have people who understand what Pittsburgh continues to face.


    Watch the full interview below. 

    "To get reassurance from someone who's in the same place--to be able see that, yeah, the choices, the things we're talking about, make sense. That's really helpful," he said.

    The forum was led by The Today Show's Craig Melvin.



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