By Guest Contributor, Wendy Gordon Pake On Monday, September 6, North Carolina’s second oldest synagogue,1 Congregation Emanuel in Statesville, began the observance of its 138th Jewish High Holidays. This year was even more special, as congregants – a handful
#LetThereBeLight: Congregation Emanuel takes stand against hate on 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht
Statesville’s Congregation Emanuel synagogue, built in 1892, was illuminated on the evening of Monday, November 9, to commemorate Kristallnacht, or Crystal Night, the Night of Broken Glass. Kristallnacht’s name signifies how the streets were covered with broken
To achieve healing, equality, justice, access, and opportunity, clergy members of Iredell County and Statesville gather to be a beacon of hope and a shield of compassion. They seek to serve as a voice of the underrepresented,
Where History Shapes the Future Some of the ways to make Endowment gifts to the "The Congregation Emanuel Preservation Fund": designate "Congregation Emanuel Preservation Fund" in the memo of your check or in the paypal description, donate
Out of our past: Statesville Record & Landmark Record & Landmark, Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 1969. “Dr. S. Wallace Hoffmann, a slight man with a big heart, was the recipient of the fourth annual Louis Gordon Humanitarian Award.
Mazel Tov Caity Gordon and Zach Gordon! Statesville chamber honors young leaders with future5 awards Posted at 1:08 PM on Aug 31, 2018 Special to SVLfreenews.com Five young leaders have been recognized by the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce as the
Rabbi Schindler discusses women’s roles in the Hebrew Bible Posted at 10:15 AM on Feb 9, 2019 Special to SVLfreenews.com “There are women throughout the Bible who speak out, who use their voices – often at great personal peril – to