Temple Israel group visits Delta

Temple Israel group visits Delta

Cleveland, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from Delta State University

Temple Israel, located in Minneapolis, Minn., recently stopped in Cleveland for an introduction to the Delta at the Delta Center for Culture and Learning at Delta State University.

The Delta Center's Lee Aylward spoke with the group and led them to historical sites. The group ended its day at Temple Adath Israel in Cleveland, where members of the congregation spoke on the history of Judaism in the area and treated the group to refreshments.

The Temple Israel group was led by Barbara Glaser and Rabbi, and they began their trip in Memphis. The group will be traveling Highway 61 to New Orleans with stops in Greenwood and Vicksburg.

For more information, visit the Delta Center's website: http://deltacenterforcultureandlearning.com/. The Delta Center is also on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TheDeltaCenter.

Learn more about the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area: http://www.msdeltaheritage.com/