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Rachel Haug Gilbert
Dayton

With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Natalie Davis, a graduate of UC Berkeley, has received her R.N. from Johns Hopkins. She now works in a neonatal unit at a hospital in Los Angeles. Her brother Parker Davis just graduated from Florida State. Their parents are Jill Davis and

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Quinoa Tabbouleh
Dayton

By Aly Miller, The Nosher Tabbouleh is a classic Middle Eastern salad made with bulgur, tomatoes and a high ratio of chopped fresh herbs. It’s easy to make, fresh, delicious and healthy, making it a much-beloved side dish around the world. Instead of classic bulgur, we wanted to try a

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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 August 2017 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.  

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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (2nd from R) speaks with a wounded
Syrian at the Galilee Medical Center in Nahariya, April 9. To the right of Rivlin is Dr. Masad Barhoum, general director of Galilee Medical Center. Photo: Amos Ben-Gershom/GPO.
Dayton

‘Caring for the sick and wounded extends beyond borders.’ By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer On a night in 2013, two years after the start of the Syrian Civil War, Syrian families placed their injured relatives on donkeys and approached the border fence with Israel. At a section where

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Temple Israel’s Rabbi Tina Sobo at Team USA's B'nai Mitzvah ceremony before the start of the 20th World Maccabiah Games in Jerusalem. Photo: Maccabi USA.
Dayton

By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Eight years ago, at the 18th World Maccabiah Games in Israel, Team USA swimmer Tina Sobo decided she wanted to become a rabbi. This July, Sobo returned to Israel for the 20th World Maccabiah Games as the assistant rabbi for Team USA. “When

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Hank Greenberg hits a third inning homer against the Philadelphia Phillies, April 29, 1947. Bettmann/CORBIS
Dayton

By Marc Katz, Special To The Observer If your legs go wobbly every time you see a historic baseball exhibit — and you’re especially interested if the exhibit is about Jewish players — the Skirball Museum at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati should be on your list

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Dayton

It is with sadness that we report the death of Edward (Ed) Hammerman, son of the late Anne (former editor and publisher of the Dayton Jewish Chronicle) and Ben Hammerman, brother of Miriam (Mimsy) Hammerman Goodman (Martin) and Stanley Hammerman (Cheryl). Mr. Hammerman died on June 23 (29 Sivan) in

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Dayton

The Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce will present the seminar, Exporting to Israel, on Friday, July 21 from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati St. #300, in Dayton. Featured speakers for the event will be Uriel Lynn, president of the Federation of Israeli Chambers of

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Moshe Segal (L) with Orion, and Chaim Segal 
with Yahtzee. Photo: Marshall Weiss.
Dayton

By Martha Moody Jacobs, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Moshe and Chaim Segal, brothers with visual impairments often spotted in the Kettering-Oakwood area, have celebrated milestones over the past few months. Moshe was recently paired with his first guide dog, Orion; and Chaim published the first volume of his

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Temple Sholom, Springfield, Ohio
Dayton

At a congregational meeting on April 30, members of Temple Sholom in Springfield unanimously voted to place the Israeli flag on the bima (stage) in the temple’s sanctuary. According to Temple Sholom’s rabbi, Cary Kozberg, the motion was brought to the floor by a congregant who is an Israeli-American citizen.

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