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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

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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:

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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

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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

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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

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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

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UPDATE: Temple Israel Threat Ends; Lockdown Ends At Coleytown

Earlier today, Westport police were called to Temple Israel. Preliminary reports say there were concerns about 1 or 2 people with weapons. Apparently, none were found. 131 more words

Education

Islam and the Omaha Tri-Faith Initiative

Frontpage, April 30, 2015 by Dr. Stephen M. Kirby:

Currently underway in the Heartland of America is an experiment in interfaith dialogue and coexistence: the Tri-Faith Initiative in Omaha, Nebraska. 1,470 more words

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