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Jewish Texans discuss fresh start after Galveston Movement

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spectrumlocalnews.com – – 2023-06-24 05:45:00

SUMMARY: Max Sukiennik and his family are among the thousands of Jewish Texans who found refuge in the state, specifically , during the 20th century and after years in European labor and displacement camps. Antisemitism is at an all-time high in Texas, according to the Anti-Defamation League. The Galveston Historical Foundation believes the city's history could serve as a way to reinforce Jewish contributions to Texas. Many members of the Jewish faith can trace their origins back to the oldest synagogues in Texas, including Congregation Beth Jacob in Galveston.

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Arson suspected in deadly Galveston, Texas house fire

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www.khou.com – – 2024-02-29 19:27:23

SUMMARY: One person died and three others were injured in a house fire in , Texas. The fire was intentionally set and is being investigated as arson and homicide. Firefighters rescued all four people from the burning home, with one person found unconscious and later dying at the hospital. Two firefighters sustained minor injuries. The victims, including Renita Hawthorne, lived in the home together. Authorities are urging anyone with information about the fire to contact Galveston Crime Stoppers. The investigation is ongoing.

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Woman dies after crews rescue 4 people from house fire on 39th Street in Galveston; 1 firefighter injured

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abc13.com – – 2024-02-29 08:42:42

SUMMARY: Four people were rescued from a burning home in , but one person died and a firefighter was injured. The mother, boyfriend, and one teenage daughter are in the ICU, while another daughter has been released. The fire started in the early morning, causing heavy damage to the home. Firefighters found three people trapped in the back corner of the house and later located a fourth. The cause of the fire is being investigated by the fire marshal's office. The extent of the firefighter's injuries is unknown. Follow Courtney Carpenter on social media for updates.

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Trip Guide: Galveston – Texas Monthly

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www.texasmonthly.com – – 2024-02-27 01:53:22

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