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Historians, Local Jewish Congregation Recognize Civil War Passover Feast In Southern W.Va.

Soldiers came together during the conflict for a Passover feast known as a Seder. Reporter Shepherd Snyder spoke with Joseph Golden, Jewish researcher and secretary of the Temple Beth El congregation in Beckley, along with Drew Gruber of Civil War Trails, about this celebration’s historical significance.

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Rabbi Reflects on Drug Epidemic, Gun Violence, and 170 Years of Faith in Wheeling

Wheeling's Jewish community got together over the weekend to celebrate 170 years of faith and service in the Northern Panhandle. Rabbi Joshua Lief grew up…

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W.Va. Rabbi: Acts of Kindness Can Help America 'Weaponize Goodness'

The shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue last weekend sent shockwaves across the country and in West Virginia. Victor Urecki, the rabbi at B’Nai Jacob…

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