Wettan launched a years-long campaign that coincided with a national reckoning over Confederate monuments and eventually persuaded the synagogue to grapple with the name’s significance.
At the moment, local politicians are looking for options to replace the statue of the Confederate leader and a top candidate for that prominent real estate is Parton, who is from Tennessee herself.
“There has been discussion of renaming these buildings since at least 2017,” Rep. C.A Dutch Ruppersberger, from Maryland, said in a statement, according to the AP.
The new command is intended for "immediate execution," according to the New York Times.
American Jews are nostalgic for the days long gone, when after the Second World War the shadow of the Holocaust created in America the safest environment the Diaspora has ever experienced.
The statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Duke Chapel in Durham, North Carolina, was found early on Thursday with its nose and other facial features chipped off.
A woman confronted the owner of Nazi flag that was flying in her neighborhood: “Why do you have a Nazi flag? This is America, not Nazi Germany.”
A Louisana Walmart store deems a Confederate flag cake to be offensive, but was ready to create a cake emblazoned with the extremist Islamic State flag.