Judaism

Kadimah Scholars at Park
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A first-of-its-kind partnership to save a Jewish day school in Buffalo has cities like Chicago and Los Angeles taking notice.


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Thursday night, members of a Jewish synagogue on Sheridan Drive in Amherst lit another candle for the eight days of Chanukah, while a group of Christians guarded against anti-semitism outside.

Every summer weekend in Buffalo seems to feature a cultural festival, from Greek to Italian to Lebanese and many more. This year, Jewish culture is being added to that list.


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Friday is the 17th day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, an event of daytime fasting from food and water and an evening breaking of the fast with a fig and a full meal. Thursday night, local Islamic groups celebrated the connection of Judaism, Christianity and Islam in the annual Tent of Abraham.