Lou Goldman obituary, January 2011 Lou Goldman Lou Goldman, who served as president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton from 1972 to 1974 and was a national chairman of United Jewish Appeal, died on Dec. 6 at the age of 82. As a young man, Goldman saw Golda Meir

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Peter Wells retires Marshall Weiss The Dayton Jewish Observer Jewish Federation Executive VP Peter Wells retires after 32 years of building up the Jewish community He had to be talked into coming to Dayton. At 33, Peter Wells was having the time of his life working with Jewish teenagers as

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Religious intolerance at Wright-Patt? August 2008   National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright-Patterson AFB, Fairborn  Mikey Weinstein’s ‘militant’ foundation and his family think so. By Marshall Weiss The Dayton Jewish Observer Each year, more than one and a half million visitors stream through the National Museum of the

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Birthright trips through Partnership, February 2011 Partnership with Israel is offering free spots on a reserved bus for a 10-day Taglit-Birthright Israel trip this summer to qualifying Jews ages 18-26 in the Dayton area. Dayton’s Jewish Federation is one of 15 in the central United States to participate with the

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Mikey Weinstein event, February 2011 Military Religious Freedom Foundation Pres. Mikey Weinstein (Center) with his son and daughter-in-law Casey and Amanda Weinstein, members of Temple Israel Mikey Weinstein, founder and president of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, will be the guest speaker for a program presented by Temple Beth Or

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What’s ahead in Columbus, February 2011 The Ohio Statehouse, Columbus With 129th General Assembly and new governor, legislative priorities of Ohio Jewish Communities continue to focus on care for the elderly By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Joyce Garver Keller, executive director of Ohio Jewish Communities, says she’s optimistic

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Centennial Family Mission, February 2011 ‘If the goal of the trip was to reconnect with our Jewishness and the state of Israel, it worked.’ Riding camels at a Bedouin camp Photos and Story by Marcia Schonberg Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer The tour bus displaying the “2010 Jewish Federation

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Religion, February 2011 By Rabbi Bernard Barsky, Beth Abraham Synagogue Most days it was Barry the Messiah who greeted me first when I entered the Brooklyn daycare center for those suffering from mental illness. I worked there for a year, 2002-03, as a rabbinic pastoral intern, and Barry had a

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Fiddler national tour, February 2011 By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer John Preece as Tevye On Sept. 22, 1964, an improbable musical about Jewish peasants in pre-revolutionary Russia opened at New York’s Imperial Theatre. Almost 50 years since that opening, Fiddler on the Roof remains one of the most

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Mike-sell’s makes kosher products, February 2011 Mike-sell’s employees with a few of their 29 kosher products (L to R): Marketing Dir. Luke Mapp, Plant Manager John Hines, Purchasing/Regulatory Manager Jennifer Terrell, Lab Technician Laura Trego, and Operations Exec. V.P. David J. Smith By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Not

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