Joel Edelson only meant to sell books to pay for college. Instead, going door to door, he became the first Jew many of the folks in a rural area he traveled had ever had met in their lives. “I became an ambassador for Judaism,” says Edelson, president of the Mountain Synagogue in Franklin, recalling his […]
At Asheville’s Hanukkah celebrations, potato pancakes, doughnuts and other fried foods symbolize the ancient miracle of the oil that lasted eight days in the Temple of Jerusalem.
“Chanukah Live,” Asheville’s largest Hanukkah celebration, was held at the Renaissance Hotel on Sunday night.
“Bring your own brain” to Asheville Humane Society’s trivia night. Then taste some cider or celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim. There’s plenty to do this weekend, so let CalCast do the choosing for you.