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Faith Briefs

Holiday Bazaar is Nov. 23 in Russell

The 38th annual Holiday Bazaar is from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Russell Community Center in Russell. Bake sale and gift items. Lunch is served all day. The event is sponsored by the Ladies of Grace-First Parish. For more information, call 823-4484 or 823-4681.

Lawsuit: Muslim boy questioned at Ohio school about religion

CLEVELAND (AP) — The parents of a 10-year-old Muslim boy who said he was questioned by an Ohio student teacher about his patriotism and religious beliefs and was told to undress to determine if he had been physically abused at home have filed a federal lawsuit claiming the boy’s civil rights were violated last November.

The lawsuit filed last week names the Lakeview Local School District, a teacher, the student teacher and a school nurse as defendants. The district is based in Cortland, roughly 65 miles southeast of Cleveland.

Steelers moment of silence commemorates synagogue shooting

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have held a moment of silence to commemorate the first anniversary of the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history.

Team President Art Rooney II said that Monday night’s remembrance before the start of the Pittsburgh-Miami game was in honor of the victims and their families.

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