By Alyssa Schmitt, Cleveland Jewish News Rabbi Jeremy Pappas says his journey to combat hatred began in 2004 when he walked into an Auschwitz-Birkenau gas chamber and was free to walk out — an opportunity denied to many before him. He was on an International March of the Living at
With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Hall Hunger Initiative Manager Etana Jacobi and Greater Dayton Union Co-Op Initiative Executive Director Lela Klein are recipients of the National Conference For Community and Justice of Greater Dayton 2018 Humanitarian Awards. The awards were scheduled to be presented at the NCCJ’s
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