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Look for The Adventures of Bark Mitzvah Boy each month in The Dayton Jewish Observer and at this site.     To read the complete July 2017 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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Otto Warmbier. YouTube.
Dayton

 JTA The family of Otto Warmbier, the University of Virginia student imprisoned by North Korea who died after being sent back comatose to the United States, hid his Jewishness from the public as negotiations for his release took place, a family spokesman said. Warmbier, 22, a Cincinnati native, was traveling

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Dayton

Charles M. Kardon, age 88 of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Dayton, passed away May 26. After graduation from The University of Illinois in 1950, Mr. Kardon joined the U.S. Air Force. He arrived in Dayton in 1952 as an officer at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. He finished active duty in

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Rabbi David Lefkowitz. Dayton History.
Dayton

By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer As part of its yearlong centennial celebration, the Dayton Area Chapter of the American Red Cross will unveil a mural in mid-June at its headquarters, 370 W. First St. in Downtown Dayton. It also hopes to raise the remaining $10,000 toward its $150,000

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By a vote of 46 to 44, Temple Israel congregants decided on May 7 to keep the flags of the United States and Israel in the lobby of its building (shown here, surrounding the temple’s portable Torah ark) rather than move them to the front of the main sanctuary
Dayton

Story And Photos By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer In a vote of 46 to 44 on May 7, Temple Israel congregants decided to keep the flags of the United States and Israel in the lobby of its building, rather than move them to the front of the main

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Dayton’s Louis Goldman (L), with the victorious IDF Chief Of Staff Yitzhak Rabin in Israel shortly after the Six-Day War. Goldman was a national chair of United Jewish Appeal and chaired Dayton’s Israel Emergency Campaign. Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton.
Dayton

With the armies of Egypt, Jordan, Syria, and Iraq about to attack and invade Israel, the Jewish state launched a preemptive air strike on their airfields on June 5, 1967, beginning the Six-Day War. The late Louis Goldman was at the head of the record-breaking Jewish fund-raising support for Israel

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Dayton

Look for The Adventures of Bark Mitzvah Boy each month in The Dayton Jewish Observer and at this site     To read the complete June 2017 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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Dayton

By Alyssa Schmitt, Cleveland Jewish News A former Butler County magistrate has sued the county and a common pleas court judge, alleging she was required to use vacation days to observe Jewish holidays, and was also discriminated against for being Jewish. Kimberley Edelstein of Cincinnati filed a discrimination lawsuit May

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Noah Wotherspoon. DustyBlues.com.
Dayton

With a goal of sharing Jewish traditions with the Jewish and non-Jewish communities, Temple Israel will hold its seventh Jewish Cultural Festival fund-raiser on Sunday, June 11 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. New to the entertainment stage this year will be blues guitarist Noah Wotherspoon. In 2015, Wotherspoon received

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Boy Scout Troop 236’s Sam Nicholaisen with the commemorative plaque display he created for his Eagle project, at Oakwood High School
Dayton

With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Alexandra Fuchsman earned her master of social work degree from The Ohio State University. She will be at OSU for one more year to complete her dual degree in public affairs. Jack Fuchsman graduated from Bowling Green State University with a degree

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