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Ann Hagedorn details how — and possibly why — George Koval committed the perfect crime against America By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Five years ago, former Wall Street Journal staff writer and non-fiction author Ann Hagedorn interviewed a 92-year-old man for a story she hoped to turn into

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By Rabbi Karen Bodney-Halasz, Temple Israel In the book The Beggar King and the Secret of Happiness, Joel ben Izzy shares the story The Search for Truth. It is about a man who gives up everything he cares about in search of truth. He scours the world until at last

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Retired Maj. Gen. Charles D. Metcalf, who served as director of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force from 1996 to 2010, died Oct. 29 at age 88. During his tenure, which included significantly increasing the museum’s attendance and expanding its galleries, Metcalf brought Prejudice & Memory: A Holocaust

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By Martin Gottlieb Clement Vallandigham — the most prominent Daytonian of the 19th century by far — was pro-slavery. Indeed, he denied that slavery raised any moral issue. He said this country was for White people, and the interests of Black people should not be considered. However, in researching my

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The Power of Stories. A Series. Jewish Family Education With Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer “During the Second World War,” recounts Rabbi Menashe Feiger, “a Nazi officer came over to my mother and said that he was going to shoot her. ‘Turn around and look away!’ he cruelly

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With Bark Mitzvah Boy, The Dayton Jewish Observer Julie and Dr. Rob Bloom were among the cyclists to join the Friends of the IDF Ride Israel 2021, Oct. 30 to Nov. 5. Over six days, the Blooms cycled from the Sea of Galilee to Mt. Hermon to the Golan Heights

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By Andrew Zimmern The Nosher These potato latkes are so good that sharing the recipe alone is a mitzvah of the highest order. Chanukah celebrates the miracle of the oil, so fried foods are often featured. Problem is, most potato pancakes, or latkes, are awful. Luckily for you, these are

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Look for The Adventures of Bark Mitzvah Boy each month in The Dayton Jewish Observer and at this site.     To read the complete December 2021 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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Charlotte Braverman, age 92 of Columbus, formerly of Dayton, passed away Oct. 25 at her residence. She was a teacher with Trotwood Madison Schools for 15 years, a member of Beth Abraham Synagogue, a life member of Hadassah, and was a volunteer for many organizations including Orchestra and You. She

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For the first time since it was established in 2006, the Dayton Literary Peace Price annual awards for fiction and non-fiction will honor authors for books each has written on Holocaust-related themes. The authors will be in Dayton on Nov. 13 for DLPP’s Conversation with the Authors program at the

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