WINCHESTER, VA — As the world is learning more about the atrocities committed by the terrorist group Hamas on innocent people in Israel Saturday, faith leaders like Rabbi Aaron Stucker-Rozovsky must process their own grief and lead their congregations:

His Beth El Congregation meets in Winchester, Virginia but draws faithful from the nearby Eastern Panhandle, as well. He said it’s a reminder to his congregation to remain vigilant:

As to what the broader community can do:

Despite the tragedy, Rabbi Stucker-Rozovsky said the Jewish people are resolute:

Rabbi Stucker-Rozovsky appeared on Panhandle Live on the Panhandle News Network. You can hear the podcast via the Panhandle News Network Spotify here.