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Look for The Adventures of Bark Mitzvah Boy each month in The Observer and at this site.   To read the complete March 2016 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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Mission Chair Irvin Moscowitz met with young adults in Budapest’s Jewish community in 2009, when Partnership2Gether with Israel established its revitalization program there, through the Jewish Agency
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Mission to explore rebirth of Jewish life in Budapest via Partnership Although the cut-off for the Jewish Federation’s June 26-July 5 mission to Eastern Europe is March 1, Mission Chairs Gayle and Irvin Moscowitz urge interested community members to check with the Federation to see if any spots remain. “As

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By Rabbi Shmuel Klatzkin, Chabad of Greater Dayton For the second time in three years, we are in a leap year. Our Jewish calendar is not just trying to stay in sync with the sun, as with the Gregorian and Julian calendars, but with the moon as well. Running shorter months,

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Candace R. Kwiatek
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Jew in the Christian world Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Try to explain the Yiddishisms chutzpah, shlimazl, or nu in English and you’ll quickly perceive the challenges of translating the nuances of language from one culture to another. This isn’t just an academic curiosity. “Language,

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Rachel Haug Gilbert
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With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Laila Blumer played a “London Child” in the Muse Machine production of Mary Poppins at the Victoria Theatre in January. Laila’s parents are Molly and Jeff Blumer. Addison Caruso has been asked to be one of three student representatives for Miami University’s

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The Jewish Internet with Mark Mietkiewicz, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer The ninth chapter of The Book of Esther states in verse 19: “Therefore the Jews of the villages, that dwelt in the unwalled towns, made the 14th day of the month of Adar a day of gladness and

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Callahan Building Clock on display at Carillon Park
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Leshon Ima, Mother Tongue with Dr. Rachel Zohar Dulin, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Winter is coming to an end. It is time to change the clocks as we enter Daylight Savings Time (March 13), and prepare to celebrate Purim on the 13th of Adar on the Hebrew calendar

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Edna Flagel, of Naples, Fla. passed away Jan. 29 at the age of 102. Her devoted husband of 74 years, David, predeceased her just a few months before reaching 100. Clearly the longevity of both Mr. and Mrs. Flagel comes to the forefront because of the relatively high numbers, but

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Woosh co-founder and CEO Itay Tayas-Zamir (L) with Montgomery County Commissioner Dan Foley at the launch of Woosh Water Stations at Sinclair Community College in Dayton on Feb. 1
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Personal touch cements local trade alliance’s second shiddach with community college Story and Photos by Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer In August 2013, Montgomery County Commissioner Dan Foley read a story at the Times of Israel website about a start-up that was beta testing filtered drinking water stations on the streets

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Look for The Adventures of Bark Mitzvah Boy each month at this site and in The Dayton Jewish Observer.   To read the complete February 2016 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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