BMBChanukah.indd
Dayton

Look for The Adventures of Bark Mitzvah Boy each month in The Dayton Jewish Observer and at this site.     To read the December 2016 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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Indian Spiced Cauliflower Latkes with Cilantro Chutney
Dayton

By Samantha Ferraro, JTA Growing up, my mom always made the best latkes. And while I know everyone probably says this about their mom, I maintain her latkes really were the best. She would stand over the sink shredding and shredding potatoes until night’s end. Then she would insist on

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Ayelet Tsabari
Dayton

By Sandee Brawarsky, New York Jewish Week To read Ayelet Tsabari’s stories is to walk right into the living room of an elderly Yemenite grandmother cared for by a young Filipina woman in Rosh HaAyin, or a loud Tel Aviv bar filled with soldiers in varying degrees of off-duty, or

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yahrzeitcandle
Dayton

Gail (Peggy) Eisenberg, 52, formerly of Dayton, passed away unexpectedly in Delray Beach, Fla. on Aug. 8. She is survived by her mother, Barbara Rosenbaum; two sons, Dr. Alexander Eisenberg and Michael Eisenberg; two brothers, Andrew Rosenbaum and Gary Rosenbaum. She graduated from The Miami Valley School before attending The

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deseg
Dayton

Part Three Conclusion: Black/Jewish relations from the Dayton riots through desegregation By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Thursday, Sept. 2, 1976 marked day one of Dayton Public Schools’ implementation of its court-ordered desegregation plan to achieve racial balance. According to an Associated Press story, the first day of busing students

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Meeting with Metropoline Transit in Kfar Saba, Israel on Sept. 28 to explore partnerships (L to R): Metropoline CTO Daniel Itach, CommuterAds Senior New Business Dev. Dir. Ann Berger, DRITA rep Hadas Bar-Or, CommuterAds CEO Russ Gottesman, Metropoline Marketing Dir. Livnat Cohen-Dan
Dayton

Dayton-based CommuterAds — which has contracts with 13 public transportation authorities across the United States — is now in talks to bring its messaging technologies to Israel’s public transportation sector, thanks to Hadas Bar-Or, trade rep for the Dayton-Israel Regional Trade Alliance. “Andy Schwartz was telling us about this amazing

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theangel
Dayton

Uri Bar-Joseph reveals how the Yom Kippur War could have been lost without the actions of one high-ranking Egyptian official By Francine Wolfisz, Jewish News, London As Ashraf Marwan’s body lay lifeless outside his central London flat, speculation arose that the 63-year-old Egyptian businessman had been the victim of a tragic

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chabadbook
Dayton

By Joshua Runyan, Washington Jewish Week It’s been 13 years since Rabbi Eric Yoffie, then the president of the Union of Reform Judaism, pointed to the Chabad-Lubavitch movement as a source of inspiration for his own movement’s synagogues and congregants. “It is hard for me to say this, but I will

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Deborah Lipstadt (R) and actor Rachel Weisz, who plays the historian in Denial. Liam Daniel/Beeker St.
Dayton

By Gary Rosenblatt, The Jewish Week Sixteen years ago, a few days before the verdict was announced in the British case in which Jewish studies professor Deborah Lipstadt stood accused of defaming Holocaust denier David Irving, she told me that though her life “had been disrupted…for several years, I feel I

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Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton President David Pierce
Dayton

An interview with new Federation President David Pierce By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer For attorney David Pierce, a little good timing goes a long way. A month after his installation as president of the Jewish Federation in August, the Federation received revenue of $957,672 from the HUD-approved sale

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