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Yevgeny Kutik (Kevin Sprague)
Dayton

By Marc Katz, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer In a year of harsh national immigration talk and disrespect for various races and religions, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra will celebrate a virtuoso violinist from the former Soviet Union — and will celebrate the city’s small Jewish community — when Yevgeny

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Teens on the Temple Beth Or/Temple Israel-led Etgar 36 Civil Rights Journey cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala.
Dayton

By Rabbi Judy Chessin, Temple Beth Or Our feet “prayed” as 20 Jews from Dayton marched across the famous Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala. This was just one of many stops on our Etgar 36 Civil Rights Journey in February, on which Dayton high school students participated with me, Temple

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Rachel Haug Gilbert
Dayton

With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer The city of Centerville proclaimed Feb. 21 as Ira Segalewitz Day, in honor of his 80th birthday. The proclamation cited the Holocaust survivor’s contributions as a volunteer with Temple Beth Or, as a docent at the National Museum of the U.S. Air

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New media entrepreneur Randi Zuckerberg will talk about living and giving Jewishly at the Jewish Federation Presidents Dinner. (Marvin Steindler Photography)
Dayton

By Danielle Berrin, Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles Two years after graduating from Harvard, Randi Zuckerberg received a job offer from her brother Mark — the founder of Facebook — to head up his company’s marketing. Today, she is an Internet entrepreneur, the founder of Zuckerberg Media, the author of

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books
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Jew in the Christian world Family education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Jewish groups regularly meet to explore the Torah through traditional commentaries, archaeological and sociological information, historical writings, and modern interpretations. Unfamiliar with this methodology, many Christians express interest in biblical study accompanied by diverse —

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BMB.indd
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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 April 2016 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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Chef Paula Shoyer
Dayton

JNS.org Chef and bestselling author Paula Shoyer returns to JNS.org with recommendations that she guarantees will match the Passover culinary tradition while enlivening your Seder. A former attorney, Shoyer graduated from the Ritz Escoffier pastry program in Paris, and now teaches French and Jewish baking classes across the country and

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soup
Dayton

  The Jewish Internet with Mark Mietkiewicz, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Passover humor? Is this some kind of joke? Actually, yes. Although Passover is more associated with maror (bitter herbs) than mirth, let’s look at the lighter side of the holiday of liberation. And what do we talk

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Four Questions
Dayton

Leshon Ima – Mother Tongue with Dr. Rachel Zohar Dulin, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer As the holiday of Pesach approaches, Jews around the world will prepare for their Seders. The Seder ritual is celebrated on the evening of the 14th of Nisan (and the 15th outside of Israel)

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yahrzeitcandle
Dayton

Elliot David Burick, age 76, passed away Feb. 25 in Redding, Calif. Mr. Burick was a graduate of Fairview High School in Dayton, University of Wisconsin, and The Ohio State University Law School. He practiced law for 50 years in California. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Rabbi

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