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Rachel Haug Gilbert
Dayton

With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Irwin Dumtschin was recognized as the Beth Abraham Men’s Club Man of the Year at The Fourth Biennial Regional KIO-Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs Honors Luncheon in Columbus. Stephanie Kirtland was appointed chair of the mathematics department of Stebbins High School. She

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Relief of Assyrian King Sargon II at ancient Dur Sharrukin, Khorsabad, Iraq
Dayton

Back to Basics Series Jewish Family Education With Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer In 722 B.C.E., the Assyrians under Sargon II conquered the Northern Kingdom of Israel and scattered tens of thousands of their Israelite captives throughout the far-flung Neo-Assyrian Empire. Prevented from congregating or maintaining their ways,

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Savory Cheese and Herb Rugelach
Dayton

By Shannon Sarna, JTA Samantha Ferraro of The Little Ferraro Kitchen doesn’t just make delicious rugelach — she makes rugelach in varieties such as cheese and herb, cherry pistachio, and pumpkin candied pecan. I can vouch for the deliciousness (and ease) of this recipe since I recently got to spend

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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 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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yahrzeitcandle
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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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 June 2017 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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