Members of the Congregation of Beth El Synagogue in Durham carry the Torah along West Trinity Avenue on Sunday, Jan., 14, 2018, en route to Trinity Presbyterian Church. Beth El Synagogue, 1004 Watts St., is about to undergo renovations, and Trinity Presbyterian, 972 W. Trinity Ave., offered the congregation space to use for worship until its own space is ready for their return.
The congregation of Beth El Synagogue Sunday walked down the street on Sunday, Jan., 14, 2018, to Trinity Presbyterian Church. Trinity Presbyterian offered the congregation a temporary worship space until renovations at the synagogue are completed and the congregation can return.
Duke University launched the spring 2018 semester with a “winter forum” for 89 students that had them imagine themselves as U.S. foreign policy aids working through a potentially dangerous crisis with China.
Harold Russell contacted local historian, Tom Magnuson, to help him locate the former site of his church, Harvey's Chapel AME Church in Hillsborough, which was abandoned during Jim Crow segregation because the road became impossible to travel when the county excluded it from regular road maintenance.
The Washington Post recently published an article titled, "If you only have time to eat three meals in Durham, N.C., make sure they’re here." They chose Monuts, Rose’s Meat Market and Sweet Shop and The Durham. The president and CEO of the Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau, Shelly Green, thinks it's wonderful "those of who live here get to do this everyday if we so choose."
The mission of Black Santa is for every child to have an opportunity to visit a Santa they can enjoy. Our goal is to provide a Santa of varying ethnicities so that everyone feels included during this special time of year.