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Utah's oldest continuously operational synagogue reaches 100-year milestone

OGDEN — Community members and congregants last week celebrated the 100-year anniversary of Congregation Brith Sholem, Utah’s oldest continuously operational synagogue, during Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. The building, located at 2750 Grant Ave., was established as a sanctuary for worship in 1921 and has been recognized by the National Register of Historic Places since 1985. The golden milestone was marked by a series of interior and exterior upgrades completed throughout the summer. Herb Pressman, a member of the congregation, first suggested refurbishing the building in ...

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Letter: Virus spread in schools was a preventable problem

Only a week and a half into the new school year and my unvaccinated daughter (ineligible for the vaccine due to her age) was exposed to Covid 19 in a largely unmasked classroom where she and a small handful of masked students had come hoping to learn in a safe environment. We waited in a two ...