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Temple Israel Remembers Kristallnacht, The Night of Broken Glass

The Charlotte Observer
People gathered Wednesday, November 7 at Temple Israel for a special commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht, "The Night of Broken Glass." The evening included performances by St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Choir, Eugene Kavadlo (retired Principal Clarinetist, Charlotte Symphony Orchestra), Susan Blumberg (Violin, Charlotte Symphony Orchestra) and the...Read more...

'We are Shocked, Shaken': Charlotte Rabbi Reflects on Pittsburgh Synagogue Attack

WFAE 90.7 - Charlotte
Leaders of Jewish congregations around the country, including Charlotte, are grappling with Saturday’s deadly attack in Pittsburgh. 11 people were killed when a gunman opened fire during Sabbath services at Tree of Life Synagogue. The Anti-Defamation League called it the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history. In Charlotte, services were concluding Saturday morning at Temple Israel, when news of...Read more...

Temple Israel Spreads Loving Kindness

The Charlotte Observer
Nearly 300 people gathered at Shalom Park for Temple Israel’s annual Yom Gemilut Hasadim, or “day of performing acts of loving kindness,” to make sandwiches for the hungry, write letters of support to...Read more...

Harry Swimmer Named a Top 10 CNN Hero of 2016

Weddington, North Carolina (CNN)
An encounter in Harry Swimmer’s local grocery store parking lot changed his life more than 20 years ago. He met a girl in a wheelchair named Stacy. She was deaf and nonverbal. Swimmer learned she...Read more...

Jewish Rock Band Creates Home in Charlotte

The Charlotte Observer
 As an aspiring singer and actress in Los Angeles, Nancy Nagler Good hoped to still be singing and performing decades later. “I have been in the music business my whole life,” Good said, noting that she grew...Read more...

Temple Israel’s Executive Director, Glenda Bernhardt, named to Charlotte’s “40 Under 40 Class of 2016”

Charlotte Business Journal
For the 23rd consecutive year, the Charlotte Business Journal is recognizing the Charlotte region’s Forty Under 40. These are 40 individuals under the age of 40 who are making major strides in...Read more...

Big Game Doesn't Halt Temple's Plan to Serve

The Charlotte Observer
 When Temple Israel leaders planned its second annual Yom Gemilut Hasadim, a day for acts of loving kindness, they didn’t take into account that the Carolina Panthers might be taking the field for a...Read more...

Critically Acclaimed Singer-Songwriter Debuts Student Composition at JTS

NY, NY – 
H. L. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music of The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) presents Craig Taubman in Concert, at which singer-songwriter Craig Taubman will debut an original liturgical composition...Read more...

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