The Chapel Hill Islamic Center opened this spring on Stateside Drive in Chapel Hill to give roughly 60 Muslims from in and around Orange County a place to worship and find community after years of renting space at an area Christian church and failing in a bid to construct a mosque.
The Jewish holiday of Passover -- which celebrates the exodus of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt -- begins with a seder. This year, Passover starts at sundown Monday, April 10 and The Levin JCC and Jewish Family Services hosted the early seder for older adults who might not otherwise partake in a group seder.
Charter schools are one option in the growing "school choice" movement. Funded by taxpayer money, these schools are growing nationally, though some states have yet to pass related laws. Find out what sets them apart from traditional public and private schools.