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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Dr. Eric L. Friedland, who for 30 years served as Sanders Professor of Judaic Studies for United Theological Seminary, University of Dayton, and Wright State University, died Jan. 16 at age 79. Born in New York and raised in Boston, Friedland arrived in

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Heavenly vegetarian Indian restaurant at 9486 N. Springboro Pike in Miamisburg is no longer under kosher supervision. Priya and Napoleon Rajavelu opened the restaurant in July 2019 under the kosher supervision and certification of Rabbi Shmuel Klatzkin, associate rabbi with Chabad of Greater Dayton. “Having to minimize their staff, with

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The only member of his immediate family to survive the Holocaust, he lived to see his memoirs published a few months before his passing By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Who can forget Samuel Heider getting up at each year’s Community Yom Hashoah Observance to chant El Moley Rachamim,

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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Tanya Gersh says that at age 46, she discovered what it was like to fear for her own life. That was in 2016, when Andrew Anglin, publisher of the neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer — one of the most widely-read white supremacist websites

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Two events in Dayton wrap up JCC’s Cultural Arts & Book Series By Joanne Palmer, The Jewish Standard Somehow, when you think about it, you realize that we don’t really know much about how the Russian Jews got here. We know a bit about the politics behind it. Those of

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At a special congregational meeting Oct. 29, members of Temple Israel narrowly approved a petition requesting the United States and Israeli flags be displayed on a regular basis in the main sanctuary. Since Temple Israel’s current building opened in 1994 at 130 Riverside Dr., the flags have not been displayed

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Temple Israel’s Ryterband Lecture Series will present Dayton Jewish Observer Editor and Publisher Marshall Weiss leading the brunch discussion, Jewish Dayton in the Roaring ‘20s, at 9:45 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 26. The author of Jewish Community of Dayton and project director of Miami Valley Jewish Genealogy & History, Weiss will

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Dr. Jules Sherman has received Grandview Medical Center’s 2019 Distinguished Service Award for his contributions made to the growth and academic excellence of Grandview and Southview Hospitals. Beth Abraham Synagogue Sisterhood has announced its 2020 Women of Valor honorees: Phyllis Allen, Helen Halcomb, Tara Feiner, Goldye Kopmar, Linda Novak, Bonnie

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Our Dual Heritage Series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer For the fourth year in a row the number of births in the U.S. has declined to “the lowest number of births in 32 years,” according to a 2018 report from the National Center for

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By Emanuel Lee, The Nosher There really is no better cure for the weekday blues than a hot bowl of soup. Some of my worst days have ended in the best, most comforting evenings upon arriving home to a pot of soup simmering on the stove, made by a loved

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