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Rachel Haug Gilbert
Dayton

With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Samuel Dorf will be promoted to the rank of associate professor of music with tenure at the University of Dayton, where he teaches music history. Sam is a musicologist and dance historian. His book, Performing Antiquity: Ancient Greek Music and Dance in

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Rachel Haug Gilbert
Dayton

With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer The Miami Valley School hosted a special breakfast on March 15 to honor Lois Unger, one of the school’s first teachers and administrators. The League of Women Voters of the Greater Dayton Area honored Dayton Children’s Hospital President and CEO Debbie Feldman

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Rachel Haug Gilbert
Dayton

With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Joni Watson was named Western Ohio Education Association Teacher of the Year in November. Joni, an art teacher for Dayton Public Schools, was also reappointed to the National Education Association’s Committee on Women’s Issues by the NEA president. Rachel Westerkamp, daughter of

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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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Rachel Haug Gilbert
Dayton

with Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Dr. Allan Katz was inducted as an Air Force Research Fellow at a ceremony held at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Allan leads the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate program to develop ceramic matrix composites capable of operating in turbine

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Rachel Haug Gilbert
Dayton

With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Attorney Jane Novick will receive the Lloyd O’Hara Public Interest Law Award at the Access to Justice Awards Dinner on Nov. 2 at Sinclair’s Ponitz Center. The event benefits Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Legal Aid of Western Ohio, and the Greater

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Rachel Haug Gilbert
Dayton

With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Andy Fischer was the subject of Woodcraft Supply’s May blog post, Woodworking Grandma Never Stops Learning. Andy is a retired LPGA professional golfer and pro golf instructor; woodworking has been her hobby since she was a child. She’s been a member of

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Rachel Haug Gilbert
Dayton

With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Natalie Davis, a graduate of UC Berkeley, has received her R.N. from Johns Hopkins. She now works in a neonatal unit at a hospital in Los Angeles. Her brother Parker Davis just graduated from Florida State. Their parents are Jill Davis and

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Boy Scout Troop 236’s Sam Nicholaisen with the commemorative plaque display he created for his Eagle project, at Oakwood High School
Dayton

With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Alexandra Fuchsman earned her master of social work degree from The Ohio State University. She will be at OSU for one more year to complete her dual degree in public affairs. Jack Fuchsman graduated from Bowling Green State University with a degree

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Rachel Haug Gilbert
Dayton

With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer For the sixth time since 2011, Dr. Marti Moody Jacobs has facilitated a spring visit to Dayton for Arab-Israeli middle school students from the village of Deir al-Assad in the Lower Galilee. Along with visiting local sites, the students participated in Temple

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