Erik Uriarte

Tom Keightley shows a pipe bomb on slideshow presentation
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A synagogue in Billings, Montana held an active shooter training this past weekend. It joins a growing number of businesses, places of worship and schools taking similar steps.

A film crew shoots at Congregation Beth Aaron in Billings.
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Billings may not be Hollywood, but for a while earlier this month, it was the primary location of a feature film. "We Burn Like This" draws inspiration from the Magic City’s response to anti-Semitism in the 1990’s.

Senator Steve Daines
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A group of rabbis in Montana sent an open letter to Republican U.S. Sen. Steve Daines this week following his recent Tweet in support of Pres. Donald Trump.

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It’s half-way through the eight-day festival of lights, known as Hanukkah. The student Rabbi from  Congregation Beth Aaron shares some of his reflections during this holiday, that began Sunday, against the backdrop of the challenges faced recently by the Jewish community.