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WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 05:  U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the Iran nuclear agreement  August 5, 2015 at American University in Washington, DC. Obama is pushing for congress to appove the nuclear deal reached with Iran.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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As a Polish Jew and a Holocaust survivor, I am outraged with the Administration for the way they have handled the Iranian situation. How can a country like the United States be so naïve by trusting Iran, relying on a signature on a piece of paper? It brings back memories

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The Jewish Internet with Mark Mietkewicz, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer A hush falls over the congregation. The shofar is raised and the first blast — Tekiah — is sounded. The shofar is one of Judaism’s most famous symbols, responsible for some profound religious writings. Rav Saadiah Gaon gives

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Leshon Ima, Mother Tongue with Dr. Rachel Zohar Dulin, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Like every year at this season, we observe the fall holidays starting with Rosh Hashanah, the first day of the Jewish year, continuing with the observance of Yom Kippur and ending with the happy celebrations

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Brian W. Appel, age 66 of Englewood, passed away unexpectedly Aug. 5 at his residence. Mr. Appel was a talented, lifelong artist who enjoyed music and sports. He was a kindhearted soul who loved his family and friends. He was a lifelong member of Beth Abraham Synagogue and a graduate

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Mary and Pastor Gary Trenum of Victory Christian Church in Kettering. The Trenums organized the first Dayton & Cincinnati Night To Honor Israel
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With a rightward evangelical pull, CUFI program aimed at Christians to support and raise funds for the Jewish state By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Auschwitz survivor Irving Roth, a noted speaker who founded the Holocaust Resource Center in Manhasset, N.Y., is slated to give the keynote speech at

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Interim Rabbi Ilene Bogosian
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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer A dozen years ago, Rabbi Ilene Bogosian was one of three rabbis sent to congregations to test out the Reform movement’s interim ministry pilot project. Now she is one of 16 interim rabbis in a well-established program coordinated through the placement service of

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Jew in the Christian World By Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Imprisoned in Lemberg concentration camp, a young Simon Wiesenthal is summoned to the bedside of a dying Nazi soldier who asks his forgiveness for the brutal massacre of an entire village of Jews. “In his confession there

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Rachel Haug Gilbert
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With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Hail to the new chiefs! Three area synagogues and temples elected new presidents this summer. Mazel tov to Ellen Leffak at Beth Abraham, Bart Weprin at Temple Israel, and Laurie Leventhal at Temple Sholom in Springfield. Adam Fried, son of Claudia and

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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 August 2015 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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By Rabbi Levi Simon, Chabad of Greater Dayton If you would see my son Shmuel you might mistake him for a girl, as many have, because of his long hair. Rochel, my wife, and I are not having him grow up as a hippie; we are marking the beginning of

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