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Cain Slaying Abel, by Jacopo Palma, 1590
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Jewish Family Education Jew in the Christian world by Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer “This is an island. At least I think it’s an island…Perhaps there aren’t any grownups anywhere.” “Nobody knows where we are,” said Piggy. …Ralph pushed back the tangle of fair hair that hung on

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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 July 2015 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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Spiritual Kneading Through the Jewish Months: Building the Sacred through Challah By Dahlia Abraham-Klein • Shamashi Press • 166 Pages • $24.95 Review By Etta King, Jewish Women’s Archive Exclamations of pride and wonder filled the room when we filed into the kitchen and found that the dough we had carefully

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The Jewish Internet with Mark Mietkiewicz, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Last month, we looked at how to spot rumors and hoaxes that are circulated (and re-circulated) on the Internet. Now it’s time to take a little quiz. See if you can determine fact from fiction. Rumors 1. Around

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Fred Ott’s Sneeze, an 1894 five-second film, shot by William K.L. Dickson for the Edison Manufacturing Company
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Leshon Ima, The Mother Tongue, with Dr. Rachel Zohar Dulin, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Even though summer is here and the flu season is hopefully behind us, sneezing and coughing are probably here to stay. In many cultures around the world, sneezing is perceived as either a symptom

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Fred I. Badiner, age 82 of Englewood, passed away May 27 at Carriage Inn of Dayton. Mr. Badiner was the retired recreation director for the city of Dayton, a member of Beth Jacob Synagogue, the F&AM and Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton. He is survived by his wife of 26

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By Marc Katz and Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Felix Garfunkel was lucky. He lived. The Holocaust survivor found his life’s love in Erika, had three children, became a doctor and has lived since 1958 in the United States, mostly in the Dayton area, where he is now retired.

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Candace R. Kwiatek
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Jew in the Christian World  By Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Immortalized in the most popular of Christian folk-hymns, grace seems an unlikely topic for a Jewish Bible study class. Well-known to Christians, the term is generally familiar to Jewish audiences only in the expression grace after meals

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Candace R. Kwiatek
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Jew in the Christian world  Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Following a two-year courtship, Conservative synagogues B’nai Tzedek and Ohav Shalom in Cincinnati recently joined together in a marriage ceremony, forming Congregation Etz Chaim. Attended by hundreds dressed in tuxedos and gowns, it was

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Jew in the Christian world  Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer During a book discussion that raised questions about Jewish history, rituals, and beliefs, one of the Christian attendees said to me, “Thank you so much for your comments. I’ve met Jewish people before, but

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