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Minneapolis AME Church Remembers Charleston Tragedy

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Charleston is more than 1,300 miles from the Twin Cities, but last week’s tragedy is still personal to some Minnesotans.

And some of them gathered Sunday at a local African Methodist Episcopal Church… 286 more words


Rabbi Katie Bauman

Who I am…

My name is Katie Bauman. I’m a rabbi at Temple Israel in Memphis and I’m originally from Little Rock, Arkansas.

What led me here… 558 more words


Temple Israel: "We'll Keep Doing Good Work"

Today — 3 days after the frightening intrusion during a luncheon program — Temple Israel president Steven Phillips issued this statement:

We at Temple Israel are grateful for the outpouring of community support we have received after this week’s incident with the intruders at our congregation.  271 more words


Temple Intruder: "It Is An Act Of Violence Not To Yell And Scream"

Gregory Williams — one of the 2 men arrested Tuesday at Temple Israel — released this statement to local media:


Our apologies, good friends, for the fracture of good order, the burning of paper instead of children; the angering of the orderlies in the front parlor of the charnal house.  780 more words


Sue Sirlin: "We Experienced What Israelis Live With Daily"

“06880” reader Sue Sirlin was in Temple Israel yesterday, when a lunch meeting was interrupted by 2 intruders.

She’s had 24 hours to reflect on those harrowing minutes. 563 more words


Police Report On Temple Israel Confrontation; Temple Guest Thought She Might Be Killed

The Westport Police Department issued this statement this afternoon:

Today at approximately 1 p.m. the Westport Police Department received a complaint from Temple Israel about unwanted people protesting at the property. 846 more words


Police: Protesters Refused To Leave Conn. Temple, Forced School Lockdown

WESTPORT, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Four schools were put on lockdown in Westport, Connecticut Tuesday, amid concerns that two men protesting an Israeli Defense Force talk inside a temple might have been carrying a gun. 329 more words