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Candace R. Kwiatek

Candace R. Kwiatek
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Back to basics series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer The Sydney Morning Herald reported that a Jewish couple who asked about getting a train home late one night overheard the CityRail customer service manager telling his staff, “They won’t mind getting a taxi because

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gratefulfor
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Back to Basics series, Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Did you ever notice that Judaism promotes an attitude of gratitude? In the Torah, God announces that Creation is good, and commands a blessing of thanks after eating. Shabbat, the festivals, and most of the

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Children are unique participants in their own creation. Jeffrey Lamont Brown.
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Back to basics series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Harvard University’s extensive review of neuroscience and behavioral research on early brain development offers three unsurprising but significant findings. The brain is most flexible, or “plastic,” early in life. Brains are built over time, from

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Every Jewish home should have a tzedakah box. Photo: James Ransom.
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Back to basics: a new series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Research over the past two decades has led to fascinating conclusions about environmental influences on thinking and behavior. We’re all familiar with the effects of music on buying habits. But did you know

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alephbet
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Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer In Sydney Taylor’s 1950s All-of-a-Kind Family children’s novels, the Jewish family resembles an urban version of the Waltons or the Cleavers from Leave it to Beaver: all are traditionally nuclear, generally patriarchal with breadwinner fathers and homemaker mothers, and

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Candace R. Kwiatek
Dayton

Jew in the Christian world by Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer A literary character that’s two-dimensional, “lacking in depth, complexity, or history” is known as a flat or cardboard character, writer Brandon Sanderson explains. Such characters do not change over the course of the story. In the real

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books
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Jew in the Christian world Family education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Jewish groups regularly meet to explore the Torah through traditional commentaries, archaeological and sociological information, historical writings, and modern interpretations. Unfamiliar with this methodology, many Christians express interest in biblical study accompanied by diverse —

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Candace R. Kwiatek
Dayton

Jew in the Christian world Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Try to explain the Yiddishisms chutzpah, shlimazl, or nu in English and you’ll quickly perceive the challenges of translating the nuances of language from one culture to another. This isn’t just an academic curiosity. “Language,

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Poster for The Eternal Jew, an antisemitic Nazi propaganda exhibition in Munich, 1937
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Jew in the Christian world By Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer During a recent conversation, a Jewish friend criticized a Forward article highlighting the wealthiest Jews in America, concerned that it would validate stereotypes of Jews as greedy, wealthy controllers of the economy. Her concern is not unfounded,

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Candace R. Kwiatek
Dayton

Jew in the Christian world Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Observer “Toe bone connected to the foot bone, foot bone connected to the heel bone…” Inspired by the prophet Ezekiel’s visit to the Valley of Dry Bones (Ezek. 37), the lyrics of this spiritual offer a lively invitation

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