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Joffe Day of Learning, November 2010 Rabbi Morey Schwartz to keynote Joffe Day of Jewish Learning, Nov. 7 By Rick Hellman, The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle Rabbi Morey Schwartz If you lead a congregation long enough — as former Overland Park, Kan. Congregation Beth Israel Abraham Voliner spiritual leader Rabbi

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Presidents of the Jewish Federation 1910-2010, July 2010 Dayton Jewish Observer F.J. Ach Sidney Kusworm E.C. (Manny) Hilb Louis Traxler Max Israel Morris Stern A.W. Schulman Harry Lehman Sam Thal Harry Potasky A.B. Saeks Raymond C. Adler Harry Winer Jack R. Silverman Leon Office A.B. Saeks Sidney Kusworm Charles R.

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Launch of Lift, November 2010 At the Lift Greater Dayton launch meeting, held at Temple Israel on Oct. 10, (L to R) Temple Israel’s Rabbi David Sofian, Wesley Community Center’s Michael Allen, UD Past President Brother Raymond Fitz, Cross Creek Community Church’s Rev. Bill Youngkin, and First Baptist Church’s Dr.

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Lease of Covenant House, December 2010 As of Jan. 1, Four Seasons LLP will lease Covenant House nursing home from the Jewish Federation Focus now on caring for seniors in their homes and in residential facilities across the Dayton area By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer In a Nov.

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‘Deux’ for Legion of Honor, December 2010 By Renate Frydman, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer WWII vet Gil Unger lights a candle at the Yom Hashoah Observance, April 11, 2010, to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and labor camps Two members of the

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Beth Jacob to vote, December 2010 Beth Jacob Synagogue The question of whether Beth Jacob and Beth Abraham synagogues will merge will likely be decided on Dec. 8, when Beth Jacob’s congregants are scheduled to vote on the issue. In October, members of Beth Abraham Synagogue voted in favor of

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Sar-El, December 2010 By Ralph Bernstein, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Ralph Bernstein (standing, far R), with a group of Sar-El volunteers It all came about courtesy of my cousin in Montreal. He called and asked if I wanted to join him in Israel for a three-week tour of

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Religion, December 2010 Rabbi David Burstein By Rabbi David Burstein, Temple Beth Or The days are getting darker, the nights longer and we search for light. Our search leads us to gather as a community around the flames of tradition. This month we will gather as Jews to celebrate the

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Eight nights of reading, December 2010 By Tova Stabin, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer For preschoolers A Chanukah Present For: Me! by Lily Karr, illustrated by Jill McDonald. Scholastic. $6.99. A book designed to have the look and feel of a sparkling wrapped gift. Inside are the basics about

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Beth Jacob rejects merger with Beth Abraham, January 2011 On Dec. 9, Beth Jacob Congregation announced that its membership voted against a proposed merger with Beth Abraham Synagogue. Voting took place the evening of Dec. 8 at the Traditional synagogue, located in Harrison Township. Included in the vote were absentee

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