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Rachel Haug Gilbert
Dayton

With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Samuel Dorf will be promoted to the rank of associate professor of music with tenure at the University of Dayton, where he teaches music history. Sam is a musicologist and dance historian. His book, Performing Antiquity: Ancient Greek Music and Dance in

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Candace R. Kwiatek
Dayton

The Bible: Wisdom Literature A New Series By Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer During my search for Passover vinegar to make fresh horseradish, I was asked, “Why is Passover vinegar different from everyday kosher vinegar? And what about Passover wine — isn’t wine fermented like yeast bread? And how

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BMB.indd
Dayton

Look for The Adventures of Bark Mitzvah Boy each month in The Dayton Jewish Observer and at this site.     To read the complete May 2018 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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yahrzeitcandle
Dayton

Robert “Bob” Cohen, age 86, of Lake Mary, Fla., passed away March 31 at Oakmonte Village. He was born Dec. 25, 1931 in Philadelphia and was the only child of the late Simon and Dora Garlikov Cohen. Mr. Cohen grew up in Dayton and graduated from Fairview High School in

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Lazer Mangel, 24, of Tel Aviv, works at a ‘startup for startups’ in Herzliya
Dayton

Startup generation talks opportunities and obstacles of life in the Jewish state Story and Photos By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Lazer Mangel says Israel is the land of paradoxes. “It’s both one of the happiest places in the world, it’s also one of the most tense. And it’s

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‘Then, in ‘48, ‘47, the yishuv — the population — was united,’ Fred Scheuer, 92, says. ‘Today, the danger is that the people of Israel are ideologically divided.’ Photo by Marshall Weiss.
Dayton

Daytonian Fred Scheuer provided intelligence to the Jewish Agency before & during War of Independence  By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer “I was outside the museum, on Rothschild Boulevard,” Fred Scheuer recalls of May 14, 1948, the day when Jewish Agency Chairman David Ben-Gurion announced Israel’s Declaration of Independence

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Anat Cohen
Dayton

By Masada Siegel, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer It’s no shock that clarinetist/saxophonist Anat Cohen — nominated for two Grammy Awards, one of which is for a piece called Happy Song — bubbles over with passion for her profession. Cohen was born and raised in Tel Aviv in a

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lid
Dayton

By Masha Kisel Tikun olam, the notion that we have been tasked by God to repair the world, has rarely been associated with garbage. Yet, from an environmental perspective, wastefulness is a destructive act. If we are to repair the world, we would do well to not destroy it in

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Chef Morris Zrihen
Dayton

Chef Morris Zrihen, owner of The Breakfast Club restaurant at Moshav Shavei Zion in Israel, returns to Dayton to prepare dinner for the Jewish community’s Israel @ 70 celebration on Sunday, April 15 at the Boonshoft Center for Jewish Culture and Education in Centerville. Zrihen last visited Dayton in 2015

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limonana cake for nosher-2
Dayton

By Tami Ganeles-Weiser thenosher.com This cake is inspired by the uber-popular Israeli sweet lemonade that’s always punched up with fresh mint called limonana. Light and delicate, this lemony chiffon cake is lovely paired with a minted whipped cream and candied mint. A few tips: Superfine sugar, also called caster sugar,

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