The Bible: Wisdom Literature Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek My 5-year-old granddaughter’s favorite birthday present this year was Amy Rosenthal’s Dear Girl, a charming book with an empowering message about being uniquely yourself. Her mother texted: “While reading she looked up and said, ‘This makes my heart happy.’”
By Sonya Sanford, The Nosher What makes Russian meatballs, tefteli, different from other kinds? They are typically made with rice rather than breadcrumbs. Some folks make them with beef, some with chicken or turkey. Some cooks dust the meatballs in flour and then brown them before adding them to the
A delegation of Jewish, Muslim, and Christian women from Israel will share stories of how they have developed strong friendships when they facilitate the Partnership2Gether program, Women Leading A Dialogue: A Multicultural Women’s Empowerment Dinner, at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the Boonshoft CJCE, 525 Versailles Dr., Centerville.
Dr. Benjamin Sommer, professor of Bible and ancient Semitic languages with Jewish Theological Seminary, will be the keynote speaker for the 40th Annual Ryterband Symposium, on Thursday, Nov. 8 at United Theological Seminary, 4501 Denlinger Rd., Trotwood. Sommer joined the JTS faculty as professor of Bible in 2008. Previously, he
Gregory Alan Smith, M.D., age 63, formerly of Dayton, passed away Sept. 29 in Tucson. Dr. Smith was a retired anesthesiologist who practiced medicine in Cincinnati, South Bend, and Tucson. He was a graduate of Fairview High School, Kent State University, and received his M.D. from Toledo Medical School. Dr.
Three events across the Miami Valley will remember the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass — Nov. 9 and 10, 1938 — considered the start of the Holocaust. University of Dayton The University of Dayton will hold a candlelight ceremony with testimony and musical remembrance for Kristallnacht at 5
By Robert Wiener, New Jersey Jewish News When he was 8 years old, Joshua Nelson made a discovery that would influence his entire life. Buried within his grandmother’s record collection he found a Mahalia Jackson album which included the song, Walk in Jerusalem. “I had heard gospel music before, but
‘I do what I can, with my heart’ By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer It was 1979 when oncologist Dr. Jules Sherman first connected with Hospice of Dayton. “Within a year of starting my practice, I met Betty Schmoll, who was the nurse that started Hospice of Dayton,” Sherman,