Wilmington's Temple of Israel: storied past, building a future

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Built in 1876 at Fourth and Market streets, Wilmington's Temple of Israel is believed to be the oldest synagogue in North Carolina and the 10th oldest in the United States in continuous use.

We talk with longtime Temple members Glen and Beverly Tetterton about the history of the Temple, the history of Jewish people in Wilmington and about the ongoing campaign to raise money to fix the historic building.

Cape Fear Unearthed is written, edited and hosted by John Staton. Additional editing by Chandler Hoefle

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