Several hundred people gathered Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 to honor the victims and first responders of the terrorist attacks 16 years ago by running 110 flights of stairs in Kenan Stadium. The annual event is sponsored by the Army ROTC and honors the victims and the first responders. The number of stairs run is the same that were in each of the World Trade Center Towers.
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.
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.
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.