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With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Hillel Academy will honor Sandy Sloane Brenner for her 43 years of teaching at the Jewish day school with a brunch on May 31 at Beth Abraham Synagogue. Proceeds will benefit Hillel Academy. Ann Berger is coordinating chefs for the Fifth Annual

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With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer At the American Advertising Federation-Dayton Hermes Awards on Feb. 14, Linda Kahn, senior vice president of media services with The Ohlmann Group, was honored with the AAF Silver Medal, in recognition of her lifelong contributions to the advertising industry. The honor marked

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With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Joni Watson, an art teacher with Dayton Public Schools and vice president of the Dayton Education Association, was appointed by the National Education Association to the NEA Women’s Issues Committee. She is one of 12 women across the country appointed to this

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With Rachel Haug Gilbert Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Dr. Corinne Wright graduated from Wright State University with her Ph.D. in human factors and industrial organizational psychology on Dec. 13. Her dissertation, Bridging the Gap: Exploring the Need for Better System Representations in Higher Education, examined how universities can

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With Rachel Haug Gilbert, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Dr. Martha Moody Jacobs began her two-year term as president of the Dayton Woman’s Literary Club at its 125th anniversary dinner on Oct. 2. Marti was also a speaker at the 2014 Ohio Library Council Convention and Expo held in

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With Rachel Haug Gilbert, Special To The Observer On Aug. 28, Walter H. Rice, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio, was honored by the Ohio State Bar Association with the 2014 Thomas J. Moyer Award for Judicial Excellence. The award, established in 2010 in memory of the

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Dr. Felix Garfunkel has just self-published his memoir, From Czernowitz: A Life in Three Continents, Memories of a Survivor. In it, he relates how his childhood in Romania was shattered during the Holocaust, how he survived a ghetto, slave labor, forced marches, and ultimately, a concentration camp. He and his

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With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer At Wright State’s spring commencement ceremony, held May 3 at the Nutter Center, the university presented an honorary doctor of humane letters degree to Debbie Feldman, president and CEO of Dayton Children’s Hospital. Before joining Children’s, Debbie was employed by Montgomery County

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With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Ray Must’s artwork will be on exhibit at the Dayton Visual Arts Center. The retrospective, Oil & Water: Raymond Must and Ernest Koerlin, runs May 9-June 21 and was selected from 117 applications through DVAC’s call for exhibitions. Ray and Ernest taught

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With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Jack Jacobs, son of Martin and Martha Moody Jacobs, was awarded his Eagle badge in an honor court held Jan. 11. Jack was a member of Troop 516 in Centerville. For his Eagle project, he oversaw the building of a bridge on

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