Austin Merrill

In West Africa, a Synagogue Where the Pavement Ends

By Austin Merrill

There is a road in southwestern Ghana that heads straight into the setting sun as it leaves the city of Kumasi in the direction of Ivory Coast. It is a remarkably good road, by West African standards — wide and paved and lightly traveled. Its few vehicles, for the most part, are passenger-jammed vans or cargo trucks heading for port, ladenRead More

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