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Prof. Deborah Lipstadt. Photo: Emory University.
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Speaker for Federation Presidents Dinner hopes film clarifies that ‘Holocaust denial is not an opinion’ By Anne Joseph, The Times of Israel “Oh, I’m having a good time!” laughs historian and professor Deborah Lipstadt when asked how she is. “Nothing I did prepared me for the trial and nothing I

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Beth Adelman (L), Julie Liss-Katz, and Irv Moscowitz at the site of the Wannsee Conference near Berlin, held Jan. 20, 1942 by Nazi and German government officials to coordinate the implementation of the Final Solution
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By Marc Katz, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Daniel, our soft-spoken, 31-year-old guide, told us the story of a previous tour. A man in his 80s, recalled that when he was 15, he had peddled his bicycle to a soccer field to watch a game. At that young age,

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Veteran broadcast journalist to open Federation campaign May 3 By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Former NBC news correspondent and Meet the Press moderator David Gregory says his wife — a Protestant — challenged him to dig deeper into his Jewish background. “I’ve been studying with a group of

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‘We might be smaller, but we’ve got to be mightier’ An interview with Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton’s new president, Judy Abromowitz By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Columbus native Judy Abromowitz began volunteering at her mother’s side. “I remember even as a kid helping stuff envelopes for Hadassah

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Federation will unveil new volunteer initiative, plans for coming year, progress on strategic plan By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer When Federation CEO Cathy Gardner says the Federation’s annual meeting will give the community a taste of what’s in store for the new year, she means it. Rue Dumaine’s

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Tampa native Cathy Gardner is the Jewish Federation’s new executive vice president By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer After Cathy Gardner’s initial phone interview with the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton’s executive search committee, she felt the magic. “And when I came here for my personal three-day interview,” she

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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer At its meeting on Nov. 28, the Board of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton hired Cathy Gardner to serve as the Federation’s new executive vice president. Gardner, who lives in Tampa, will begin her work in Dayton on Dec. 10. “Among the

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With board approval, Federation begins implementing three-pillar strategic plan By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer With the Jewish Federation board’s approval of a new mission statement and strategic plan on Jan. 18, the Federation has established committees to implement the plan’s three priority areas: improving collaboration, programming, and marketing

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  Hillel Academy of Greater Dayton’s kindergarten students have partnered with Hava Nigila Gan school in Israel. To kick-off this twinning project of Partnership2Gether, Hillel students sent notes and pictures to the students in Israel. To see the Hillel Academy Dayton video, click here. Hava Nigila Early Education Coordinator Efrat

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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer With results of the Jewish Federation’s online community survey and focus groups in hand, Federation’s strategic planning committee has launched three work groups to devise strategies to improve Federation’s performance based on community priorities. Those priorities as indicated in the survey and focus

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