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Ben-Gurion reads Israel’s Declaration of Independence, May 14, 1948. GPO.
Dayton

By Rabbi Yuval Cherlow It would be beyond exaggeration to say the founders of the state of Israel could never have foreseen the success that this nation has achieved in such a relatively short amount of time. When David Ben-Gurion stood beneath the picture of Herzl and declared the modern

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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 April 2018 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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Marlene Sandra (Shapero) Carne, age 86 of Dayton, passed away Feb. 23 at Hospice of Dayton. She was a resident of Friendship Village. Mrs. Carne was a graduate of Fairview High School, Wright State University with a bachelor’s degree in social work, and the University of Cincinnati with a master’s

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Greater Dayton Union Co-op Initiative Executive Director Lela Klein,
 (Center), Hall Hunger Initiative Manager Etana Jacobi, and Hall Hunger Initiative Senior Advisor Rick Carne are working on an aggressive plan to open the Gem City Market on lower Salem Avenue in late 2019. A September 2016 Food and Research Action Center Report ranked Dayton second nationally for families with children who experience food hardship. Photo: Marshall Weiss.
Dayton

Jewish community members lead charge to open local co-op market in one of nation’s worst ‘food deserts’ By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer When Lela Klein grew up on Superior Avenue in Dayton View, her family’s idea of freedom at Passover was linked to economic justice. “You can’t really

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Anschel’s Story: Determined To Survive By Renate Frydman • Braughler Books • 90 Pages Renate Frydman, the Miami Valley’s longtime champion of Holocaust education, has published her late husband’s story of survival in Nazi-occupied Poland against nearly impossible odds. In Anschel’s Story: Determined To Survive, Frydman shares Anschel “Charlie” Frydman’s

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Miri Golan, founder and director of the Israeli Origami Center, and founder/Israeli manager of the Folding Together project
Dayton

Facilitator will bring project to DAI in conjunction with exhibit By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Since 1993, Israeli artist Miri Golan has used origami as a tool for Israeli and Palestinian children to get to know each other as equals. The founder and director of the Israel Origami

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Rachel Haug Gilbert
Dayton

With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer The Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation announced that Mark Meister has been named its executive director. Mark recently retired as president and CEO of the Dayton Society of Natural History, where he oversaw the Boonshoft Museum, SunWatch, and Fort Ancient. Mark has

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The Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock Islamic shrine in Jerusalem. Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images.
Dayton

Turning to Spirituality Series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Jerusalem. A city holy to three religions. A nerve center of biblical archaeology. A focal point for prayer. A flashpoint in Middle East peace negotiations. A destination for pilgrimage. A microcosm of Israel’s history. A

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Passover-Friendly Chicken Schnitzel
Dayton

By Shannon Sarna, thenosher.com Two of my family’s favorite dishes are schnitzel and rainbow cookies, and I have a feeling your family may feel the same. Here’s some great news about both: They very easily translate into Passover-friendly versions with minor adjustments. While you could serve them for your Seder

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Dayton

By Lynne Daroff Foosaner, JTA My grandmother was a super shopper even before the advent of supermarkets and coupons. In those days, each food group had its own store, and every neighborhood had a butcher shop, fish market, dairy, deli and grocery. Shopping with Grandma was an all-day experience. Time

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