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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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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Dayton

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

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Dayton

Judith Elaine Felman, a former Daytonian, passed away Nov. 25 at the age of 68. She had been living in San Francisco. She was predeceased by her parents, H. Marvin and Edith Felman. She is survived by her sisters Jyl Lynn Felman and partner Lynne Brandon and Jan Felman Schwartz

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Mayor of Jerusalem Hussein al-Husayni (center, with cane and cigarette) and his entourage attempt to deliver the Turkish governor's letter surrendering the city to Sgts. James Sedgwick and Frederick Hurcombe of 2/19th Battalion, London Regiment, outside Jerusalem's western limits, Dec. 9, 1917. Photo: Lewis Larsson.
Dayton

By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Few at Israel’s commemoration in December marking the centennial of the surrender of Jerusalem to the British during World War I would know that the main portion of the surrender flag is housed at a museum in Greenville, Ohio. And visitors to the

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Women’s Interfaith Discussion organizers (L to R) Sister Jeanette Buehler, Bushra Shahid, and Phyllis Pavlofsky Allen at the Dayton Fazl-I-Umar Mosque. Photo: Marshall Weiss.
Dayton

By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Four years ago, Bushra Shahid, a member of Dayton’s Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, decided the time was right to start an interfaith discussion group for women. Born in Africa and raised in her parents’ native Pakistan since her teens, Shahid knew little about other

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Dayton

By Marc Katz, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer As you might expect, a book entitled A Gastroenterologist’s Guide to Gut Health: Everything You Need to Know About Colonoscopy, Digestive Diseases, and Healthy Eating, lends itself to some bathroom humor. Even Dr. David Novick, the author of the book, initially leaned

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Abigail Pogrebin
Dayton

By Judy Bolton-Fasman, jewishboston.com Eighteen holidays. Fifty-one rabbis. One calendar year. Welcome to Abigail Pogrebin’s pursuit of Jewish knowledge and spirituality, as presented in her new book. My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew grew out of a compelling series called My Year of Living Jewishly that Pogrebin published

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