Archived News

May 26, 2009

Rosh Ha’Ayin-Birmingham Partnership Gains International Recognition

The partnership between Birmingham and Rosh Ha’ayin will be recognized this summer by Sister Cities International at its annual convention in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Birmingham and Rosh Ha’ayin became official sister cities in 2005, though the Birmingham Jewish community has a relationship with Rosh Ha’ayin […]
May 26, 2009

Birmingham-Rosh Ha’Ayin partnership gains international recognition

DSJV Archive The partnership between Birmingham and Rosh Ha’ayin will be recognized this summer by Sister Cities International at its annual convention in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Birmingham and Rosh Ha’ayin became official sister cities in 2005, though the Birmingham Jewish community has a relationship with […]
May 25, 2009

Hebrew Union College to Honor Tulane President

Dr. Scott Cowen, president of Tulane University, will be presented with the Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, at the graduation ceremonies for Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati on June 7. Cowen will deliver the graduation address to the Class of 2009, at the Isaac […]
May 25, 2009

HUC to honor Tulane president

DSJV archive Dr. Scott Cowen, president of Tulane University, will be presented with the Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, at the graduation ceremonies for Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati on June 7. Cowen will deliver the graduation address to the Class of 2009, at […]
May 19, 2009

Gulf Coast Beth Israel Dedication Set

The April 19 board meeting for Beth Israel along the Mississippi Gulf Coast was anything but routine. Over three and one-half years since Hurricane Katrina slammed ashore, rendering the Beth Israel building in Biloxi unusable, the congregation met in its own building for the first […]
May 19, 2009

Gulf Coast Beth Israel dedication set

The April 19 board meeting for Beth Israel along the Mississippi Gulf Coast was anything but routine. Over three and one-half years since Hurricane Katrina slammed ashore, rendering the Beth Israel building in Biloxi unusable, the congregation met in its own building for the first […]
May 12, 2009

Southern Miss Student Named Auschwitz Jewish Center Fellow

University of Southern Mississippi history graduate student Meghan Waldow of Floral Park, N.Y., has been named a fellow of the Auschwitz Jewish Center, founded by Elie Wiesel. The fellowship will give Waldow the opportunity to study in Poland to explore the country’s rich Jewish heritage […]
May 12, 2009

Southern Miss student named Auschwitz Jewish Center Fellow

University of Southern Mississippi history graduate student Meghan Waldow of Floral Park, N.Y., has been named a fellow of the Auschwitz Jewish Center, founded by Elie Wiesel. The fellowship will give Waldow the opportunity to study in Poland to explore the country’s rich Jewish heritage […]
April 23, 2009

Alabama Governor Speaks at State Holocaust Commemoration

During an address at the April 21 Alabama “Days of Remembrance” observance, Governor Bob Riley recalled his visit to Dachau. “The level of suffering had to be unimaginable… You begin to understand the evil that existed there” he said. The Alabama Holocaust Commission organized the […]