Manassa not ready to forget Dempsey
Jews and Mormons Have a History Of Friendship Since Pioneer Times
Former heavyweight champion William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey is being honored posthumously in Manassa, Colorado
with a bronze statue that will be dedicated in front of the Jack
Dempsey Museum. Dempsey died in 1983. Jack chose his fighting name
saying that he wasn't a very faithful Mormon.
This article recounts the history of Jewish settlers and development in
Utah, and the positive relationship that Jewish congregations have
had with the LDS Church.
California Ward remembers the Pioneers
At the Pioneer Day celebration of the Placentia Second Ward, LDS
Church member David Kelly remembered the bravery of 13-year-old
Elizabeth Cunningham, who managed to make the 1500 mile trek from
Nauvoo, Illinois to what became Salt Lake City.
Work of LDS Temple Artisan Featured
The life and work of LDS artisan David Milne was featured at a
lecture Wednesday night in the St. George Utah LDS Tabernacle. Milne
was a wood carver who left Scotland for Utah after joining the LDS
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