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  • Jews of Selma struggle to save historic temple

    The Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, where armed officers beat civil rights activists in March 1965, is located just blocks from the city’s only synagogue. Selma’s Jews hope history tourism will generate interest in helping to preserve their historic synagogue. (Ben Harris) Temple Mishkan Israel in Selma, Ala. The city’s remaining Jews are hoping to… More ▸