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Dayton

Jewish studies scholars from Vanderbilt Divinity School and University of California, Santa Barbara will present talks at the University of Dayton in February. Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, professor of New Testament and Jewish studies at Vanderbilt, will present the talk, Jesus the Jewish Storyteller: Hearing Parables Anew, at 6:30 p.m. on

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Detail from King David at Prayer, Rembrandt, 1652
Dayton

Turning To Spirituality Series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer In the business world, according to communication guru George Walther, Power Talking is the use of common words when speaking to create uncommonly positive outcomes. Prayer might be regarded as Power Talking. “Blessed are You,

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Dayton

Look for The Adventures of Bark Mitzvah Boy each month in The Dayton Jewish Observer and at this site.     To read the complete February 2018 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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Dayton

Arthur “Arky” Carne, age 94 of Dayton, passed away Jan. 17 at Hospice of Dayton. He was a resident of Friendship Village, a graduate of Roosevelt High School and Antioch College. He managed several department and grocery stores in the Dayton area and owned Free Pike Party Supply. He retired

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Leonard Bernstein making annotations to a musical score. Library of Congress.
Dayton

By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Last summer, Cantor Jenna Greenberg found a handwritten note in her door from her next-door neighbor, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra Artistic Director and Conductor Neal Gittleman. “I want to pick your brain about something. Can you call me?” the note read. For the 2018

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Detail of Jeremiah Lamenting the Destruction of Jerusalem by Rembrandt, 1630
Dayton

Turning To Spirituality Series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Shootings in a rural Texas church. Cyberbullying suicides as young as age 12. Neighborhood preteen molests preschoolers. California fires destroy homes and businesses. Hiking family plummets from cliff. Just why is it that bad things

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Rachel Haug Gilbert
Dayton

With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer J.B. Hoyer passed the state nursing boards exam. He is employed in the ICU department of the Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry in Columbus. Beth Abraham Synagogue Sisterhood has announced its 2018 Women of Valor honorees: Elaine Arnovitz, Stacy Emoff, Charlotte Golden, Carol

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The Dayton Jewish Chorale
Dayton

Beth Abraham Synagogue, Beth Jacob Congregation, Temple Beth Or, and Temple Israel will host a community Shabbat service and dinner on Friday, Jan. 26 at the Dayton Art Institute. The Dayton Jewish Chorale and congregational rabbis will lead the service, which begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Dayton Art Institute’s

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Dayton

By Shannon Sarna, JTA There’s a reason chicken is a bit of a Friday night staple: Before Jews came to America, red meat simply wasn’t abundantly available and therefore saved for special occasions. But also, chicken is a relatively easy dinner to prepare, especially when you roast a whole chicken.

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The Ohio Union at Ohio State University. OSU.
Dayton

By Alyssa Schmitt, Cleveland Jewish News For the first time, students at The Ohio State University have the option to pick up a kosher meal on campus. The change came when freshman Jack Spero, 19, from Beachwood, saw options like vegetarian, vegan and halal foods in the dining halls, but

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