Faith digest

A National Day of Prayer Community Breakfast will be held at 7:30 a.m. May 7 at First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way.

Upcoming calendar

...793-2020, arcpls.orgYOM HASHOAH ? HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE: 6:45 p.m. Thursday, April 16, Augusta Jewish Community Center; Marsilla-Claire "Bebe" Hofman-Forehand speaking about her World War II experiences; wear white shirts...

Where you live: Celebrating Purim

Sam Apple, 4, rolls a bowling ball with his father, Brian, during the Purim Carnival at the Augusta Jewish Community Center.

Purim festival celebrates giving

...It feels like I am under the ocean," said Lilly, who will play Esther in the children's play at Augusta Jewish Community Center's Purim festival on Sunday.The walls were decorated with paper seaweed and paper fish. Goldfish swam...

Hundreds attend Empty Bowl fundraiser

...bowls to be given away at the event, held annually to raise money for the Golden Harvest Food Bank and the Augusta Jewish Community Center.This year, she donned a chef's hat and donated a couple of gallons of her signature potato soup."I...

Jewish congregations preparing for Purim festival

...dinner at 6 p.m. For more information, call (706) 722-7659 or go to www.chabadaugusta.org.? The Augusta Jewish Community Center will hold a Purim Festival from 11:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Lunch will be served from 12:15...

2014 Holiday Events

...aikenjaycees.com/christmas-parade JEWISH COMMUNITY CHANUKAH LATKE DINNER: 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way; members: $12 adults, $6 ages 4-12, 3 and younger free, $35 per family maximum...

Parade, other events to mark Hanukkah in Augusta

...will include an ice menorah presentation, children's music, latkes and gifts for the children.At the Augusta Jewish Community Center, a latke dinner will be held on Sunday. Before the event, children and adults can make their own menorahs...

Europe's Jews threatened

...weekend in 1991, Israel airlifted 14,325 Ethiopian Jews to safety through Operation Solomon.Who would have rescued them if there were no Israel?Leah RonenEvans (The writer is executive director of the Augusta Jewish Community Center.)

Faith digest

...Players will performThe Augusta Jewish Federation will present The Bible Players at 7:30 p.m. today at the Augusta Jewish Community Center.Using improv theater, the comedy duo of Andrew Davies and Aaron Friedman infuse laughter into teaching...