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Nov
11
Sun
This Side of Eternity: The Story of Kristallnacht for Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ United Hebrew Congregation
Nov 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Theater 7 will present a staged reading of This Side of Eternity: The Story of Kristallnacht, by former Terre Haute resident Christopher Bibby, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in the UHC sanctuary.

The event description reads: “In reflection of the 80th anniversary of this historic event, This Side of Eternity: The Story of Kristallnacht examines the nature of evil itself, the real human beings behind genocide, and asks if it’s possible to resist in the face of insurmountable odds.”

Dec
7
Fri
Shabbat Services for Friday, December 7, 2018 @ United Hebrew Congregation
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Student Rabbi Jonathan Falco will conduct Shabbat services at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at United Hebrew Congregation.

An Oneg Shabbat will follow.

Feb
8
Fri
Shabbat Services for Friday, February 8, 2019 @ United Hebrew Congregation
Feb 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Student Rabbi Jonathan Falco will conduct Shabbat services at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in the sanctuary at United Hebrew Congregation.

A group from First United Methodist Church in Robinson, Ill., will attend as special guests.

An Oneg Shabbat will follow.

Apr
7
Sun
Together We Remember event and vigil for Sunday, April 7, 2019 @ United Hebrew Congregation
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Rwandan genocide survivor Emmanuel Habimana will highlight the Together We Remember event and vigil to honor victims of identity-based violence, from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2019 in the sanctuary at United Hebrew Congregation.

The STAND club at Terre Haute South Vigo High School will present the event, which also marks the 25th anniversary of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi minority in Rwanda.

Social media: #TogetherWeRemember #RemembranceToAction

Together We remember flyer
Apr
12
Fri
Protecting Places of Worship forum for Friday, April 12, 2019 @ St. George Social Center
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Terre Haute Human Relations Commission and The Interfaith Council of the Wabash Valley will sponsor the Protecting Places of Worship forum from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2019, at St. George Social Center, 1900 S. 4th St. in Terre Haute.

The event is free and open to the public and includes lunch.RSVP by April 4 to Melissa.Reed@terrehaute.in.gov.

Protecting Places of Worship
Apr
20
Sat
Farrington’s Grove Historical District Spring Beautification Project for Saturday, April 20, 2019 @ Farrington's Grove Historical District
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Farrington’s Grove Historical District will hold its Spring Beautification Project at 10 a.m. Saturday, April. 20, at 1304 S. 6th St., a half-mile south of the Temple.

Teams and individuals will clean up the neighborhood for 60-90 minutes. Lunch will follow. FGHD will provide t-shirts, refreshments, trash bags, gloves and sanitizer packets.

Contact fghdbeautification @ gmail.com with questions.

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May
5
Sun
Yom HaShoah observance for Sunday, May 5, 2019 @ United Hebrew Congregation
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dr. Nancy Sommers

Dr. Nancy Sommers, a native of Terre Haute and former member of United Hebrew Congregation, will be keynote speaker at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 5, for Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) in the UHC sanctuary.

Her subject will be “My Mother’s Story — Creating Light from Darkness and Optimism out of Tragedy”. Dr. Sommers’s mother is Louise Levite Sommers, a Holocaust survivor and resident of Terre Haute.

Dr. Sommers is a prize-winning writer and internationally-recognized leader in the field of writing studies.

She directed the Harvard College Writing Program for 20 years and now teaches in the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Jun
12
Wed
No Hate In Our State rally for Wednesday, June 12, 2019 @ Vigo County Courthouse
Jun 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

UHC board member Terry Fear will speak at the No Hate In Our State rally at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at the Vigo County Courthouse, 33 S 3rd St. in Terre Haute.

Wabash Valley in Solidarity called the rally in response to individuals distributing white supremacist flyers Monday in Terre Haute and reportedly in Paris, Ill.

The event page reads:

“This rally is in response to racist and anti-Semitic flyers recently distributed in Terre Haute and Paris, Ill. Join local organizations including Candles Holocaust Museum and Education Center, the Inter-Faith Council of the Wabash Valley, the Sisters of Providence, Indiana Women’s March, Indivisible Indiana 8th District, Social Action Committee of the First Unitarian Universalists and others to stand up and say we all belong here.

“We’ll be on the east-facing steps of the courthouse at 5 p.m. Bring a sign. Let’s inspire one another to take concrete action to show our neighbors and friends that we mean what we say: #LoveWins and #NoHateInOurState”.

Sep
21
Sat
Farrington’s Grove Historical District Fall Beautification Project for Saturday, September 21, 2019 @ Farrington's Grove Historical District
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Farrington’s Grove Historical District will hold its Fall Beautification Project at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at 1304 S. 6th St., a half-mile south of the Temple.

Teams and individuals will clean up the neighborhood for 60-90 minutes. Lunch will follow. FGHD will provide t-shirts, snacks, trash bags, gloves and sanitizer packets.

Contact fghdbeautification @ gmail.com with questions.

Apr
21
Tue
Holocaust Remembrance Day: Yom HaShoah program for Tuesday, April 21, 2020 @ Virtual JCRC
Apr 21 @ 1:00 pm – 1:35 pm