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                    Medal of Honor recipient from Piqua recognized again for his valor during the Civil War Story and Photos by Maxwell Nathan Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer, February 2001 Fifty people from Central and Western Ohio gathered in a Cincinnati

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          Dayton’s first Jewish settlers arrived in 1842. In 1850, the first Jewish house of worship was established in Dayton. The congregation eventually adopted the Reform ritual and evolved into Temple Israel. In 1887, 19 Orthodox Jewish settlers built Beth Jacob Congregation. Beth Abraham Synagogue was

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                By Renate Frydman Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer News of Israel’s preemptive air strike on Egyptian airfields on June 5, 1967 — in advance of a mass Arab invasion of Israel — spread quickly across the Jewish federations of North America.

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By Marshall Weiss and Bob Thum, The Dayton Jewish Observer “June 8 marked the most dramatic opening meeting of a campaign in the history of this community,” trumpeted the lead story of the Dayton Jewish Community Council’s JCC News of June 25, 1948. On June 8, Golda Meir, the only

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Local Jewish Youth Activities If you are a Jewish youth looking to meet Jewish friends and have some fun, look no further. The Dayton area provides several programs to enhance your Jewish social and cultural life.   B’nai B’rith Youth Organization BBYO is a teen led, worldwide organization that provides

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By Samuel Heider, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer September 2009 My name is Samuel Heider. I was born in Poland in a small village by the name of Biljkow, 70 kilometers from Warsaw. I was the son of very religious Jewish farmers. My father, oleh hashalom, was a gerer

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      By Rabbi Bernard Barsky, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer No matter who sits in the White House, the abortion issue will continue to trouble American politics for the foreseeable future. Not only is there concern about the make-up of the Supreme Court under a new president;

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