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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer As the Dayton area’s Jewish community was shutting down its in-person programs and services in compliance with Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s directives to combat the Covid-19 pandemic, it was rapidly building virtual communities to keep people connected. And Jewish Family Services was steeling

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By Rabbi Judy Chessin, Temple Beth Or This spring, the coronavirus has created an unprecedented crisis in our lifetimes. Already we were learning to cope with extremism in politics and religion, divisive elections, and antisemitism both here and abroad. Now the Covid-19 virus has become a global pandemic filling many

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Our Dual Heritage Series Jewish Family Education With Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Remember Amalek, the nation that personified evil, the Torah emphasizes in the Purim daytime reading. “God said to Moses: Write this remembrance…and read it aloud…I will utterly blot out the memory of Amalek… (Ex. 17:14).”

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Photos and Recipe By Leanne Shor, The Nosher Braised short ribs are a decadent and delicious alternative to brisket for Passover or anytime you want to serve up a very special meal. They are so tender from cooking low and slow, they literally fall off the bone. Adding dried fruit

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Photos and Recipe By Sonya Sanford, The Nosher Passover popovers fall into the category of “old school” Jewish food. Like mandel bread or matzah brei, they’re one of those dishes my grandmother always made during the holiday. These recipes were popular in a time when every baked Passover dish seemed

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A disgraced journalist is asked to cover a mysterious story on an isolated European island. She discovers that children have taken control and are killing off all adults by their 40th birthdays. Now she must uncover the truth behind the killings while schmoozing up to the children’s leader so she

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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 April 2020 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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By Jonathan S. Tobin For many Jewish communities in the United States, March 13-14 marked when synagogues were abandoned. In an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus, many houses of worship were empty and may remain that way until the end of the pandemic is in sight. Like

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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 April 2020 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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By Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz I am not a medical professional, an epidemiologist or an expert on pandemics. I leave the serious information in those important fields for the professionals who have the appropriate training to help us get through the coronavirus epidemic. Even though I do not possess medical knowledge,

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