By Ben Wainblat “Ah yes, your luggage is in Moscow.” This is how I started my month-long visit to Israel as I stood at the help desk at Ben Gurion Airport. I wouldn’t have made it through 3.5 years of medical school without some resilience in my step. I took
A delegation of Jewish, Muslim, and Christian women from Israel will share stories of how they have developed strong friendships when they facilitate the Partnership2Gether program, Women Leading A Dialogue: A Multicultural Women’s Empowerment Dinner, at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the Boonshoft CJCE, 525 Versailles Dr., Centerville.
‘Caring for the sick and wounded extends beyond borders.’ By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer On a night in 2013, two years after the start of the Syrian Civil War, Syrian families placed their injured relatives on donkeys and approached the border fence with Israel. At a section where
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,
Mission to explore rebirth of Jewish life in Budapest via Partnership Although the cut-off for the Jewish Federation’s June 26-July 5 mission to Eastern Europe is March 1, Mission Chairs Gayle and Irvin Moscowitz urge interested community members to check with the Federation to see if any spots remain. “As
Morris Zrihen to oversee meal for local women’s Seder By Masada Siegel, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Following your passion can be daunting, especially when you’ve spent years studying engineering and your gut tells you to become a chef. Morris Zrihen followed his feelings and it led him on
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