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The Jewish Internet with Mark Mietkiewicz, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer We continue our look at Israel’s emergency workers this month with a focus on the dedicated volunteers who deal with the heartbreaking aftermath. But first a look at those who risk their lives to prevent a tragedy. Members

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Leshon Ima – Mother Tongue with Dr. Rachel Zohar Dulin, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer In 1968, when Congress created a uniform system of federal holidays, it declared Presidents Day as an official holiday, to be celebrated on the third Monday in February. Although it became the law of

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Richard Flagel, 76, a native of Dayton, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 27. A graduate of Fairview High School and Indiana University, Mr. Flagel got his start in commercial real estate with Beerman Realty and went on to open Richard Flagel Realty, which he ran for more than 40 years.

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Look for The Adventures of Bark Mitzvah Boy each month at this site and in The Dayton Jewish Observer.

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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer At its meeting on Jan. 20, the board of the Jewish Federation approved Jewish Family Services’ three-year strategic plan, which aims to meet newly-identified needs in the Dayton Jewish community. Specifics of the plan — which grew out of a community survey and

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Following intense public pressure, Kettering man provides Jewish bill of divorce to ‘chained woman’ in Israel By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer After more than eight years of waiting, Adina Porat finally received her get — a Jewish bill of divorce — in a ceremony with the Israeli Rabbinate

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Steve Stuhlbarg, the convivial frontman of the Cincinnati Klezmer Project — who charmed audiences with his guitar playing, Yiddish singing, and gentle storytelling — died Jan. 3 after a brief illness. A lawyer with his own practice in Cincinnati by day, Stuhlbarg joined the Klezmer Project in 1994, a year after

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By Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer We’ve all heard that the Jewish people are one big family. For evidence in the Miami Valley, look no further than Pam and Andy Schwartz of Oakwood, and Renana and Assaf Harel of Bellbrook. In fall 2014, Israelis Renana and Assaf and

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By Rabbi David Burstein, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer The Jewish commentator Rashi said that Avram (Abraham) gave up four things by following God’s command. He gave up his birthplace, his home, his extended family, and his name. But in exchange for all of these losses and for following

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With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Beth Abraham Synagogue Sisterhood has announced the recipients of its 2016 Women of Valor Awards: Marcia Kress, Beverly Louis, Joan Marcus, Myrna Nelson, Jane Novick, Wendi Pavlofsky, and Hyla Weiskind. The women will be honored for their achievements in the Jewish and

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