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Cincinnati’s Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center one of few museums in world to present Dimensions in Testimony exhibit By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer In a dimly-lit gallery designed for about 10 people, the focus is on a virtual life-size moving and talking image of Holocaust survivor Fritzie Fritzshall

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By Rabbi Haviva Horvitz, Temple Beth Sholom, Middletown Have you ever noticed that in the Torah, the Hebrew names that are familiar to us for the months are not mentioned? For that matter, most of the time, only numbers are used. Passover is celebrated on the 15th day of the

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The Power of Stories, A New Series Jewish Family Education With Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer During high school, my husband lived for a short while with an Israeli family in Rehovot. The patriarch, Aharon Krumer, was the son of a rabbi and thus had a story for

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With Bark Mitzvah Boy, The Dayton Jewish Observer Martin Gottlieb’s new book, Lincoln’s Northern Nemesis: The War Opposition and Exile of Ohio’s Clement Vallandigham, has just been published by McFarland & Co. It’s the story of Dayton’s representative to the U.S. Congress when the Civil War broke out. A retired

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By Alan Zeitlin, JTA As NFL beat writers go, Jori Epstein is likely among the more unique: Start with being a woman, she doesn’t work on Shabbat, and she has penned a Holocaust survivor’s biography. The Dallas resident, who attended Jewish day schools and camps, is only 26, too. Epstein

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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 October 2021 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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Martin Howard Beerman, age 68, was a much-beloved husband, father, son, brother, friend, and physician caring for many patients over his long career exclusively in the greater Sandusky area. His life was tragically cut short on Aug. 20 while flying his plane, which he loved to do. Dr. Beerman was

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Ohio Society of Professional Journalists Awards has announced that Dayton Jewish Observer Editor and Publisher Marshall Weiss has received the 2021 first-place award for Best Feature Reporting in its small newspaper category (circulation below 60,000). The awards are presented by the Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Columbus SPJ chapters. Judges’ comments wrote

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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer In her book, Dare To Speak: Defending Free Speech For All, Suzanne Nossel calls out intentional and unintentional actions that erode free speech in the United States wherever she sees it. She cites liberal politicians who have “wrongheadedly” endorsed bans and punishments “for

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Finish Strong: A Father’s Code and a Son’s Path By Nate Ebner and Paul Daugherty • Penguin Press • 266 pages • $27 Story by Marc Katz, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Tucked in a 266-page book about the loving relationship he had with his father — and his

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