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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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By Rabbi Cary Kozberg, Temple Sholom, Springfield What follows are comments offered on Shabbat Vaetchanan (Deut. 3:23-7:11), learned and inspired by the writing of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, may the memory of this righteous one be a blessing. Those who have read the Tanakh/Jewish Bible know that much of scriptural narrative

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with Bark Mitzvah Boy, The Dayton Jewish Observer Dr. Elliot Davidson, a longtime Daytonian who is medical director of the Center for Family Medicine at Akron General Medical Center, now hosts the podcast, Lessons My Patients Taught Me. Since he began the podcast in May, he’s interviewed two dozen physicians

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The Power of Stories. A Series Jewish Family Education By Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Assisting with the Albanian Muslim refugees in the late 1990s, Israel’s field medical team in Kosovo noted that the adult-focused aid agencies were overlooking the traumatized children. In response to its request for

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Brooklyn-based dermatologist Dr. David Biro drew on his medical expertise and his doctorate in English literature for his first novel, This Magnificent Dappled Sea, which he’ll discuss at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 1 for the Jewish Community Center’s Virtual Cultural Arts & Book Series. A 9-year-old boy’s need for a

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Dayton

Area colleges and universities will commemorate the 83rd anniversary of Kristallnacht with a virtual scholarly discussion and an in-person remembrance with a virtual option. Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass — Nov. 9 and 10, 1938 in Nazi Germany — is considered the start of the Holocaust. Sinclair College and

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The Synagogue Forum of Greater Dayton will present its 14-session Introduction to Judaism course on Mondays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. via Zoom, beginning Jan. 3 and running through April 11. The annual class is open to anyone interested in Jewish learning, dialogue, and exploration. The course offers an in-depth

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At the end of October, Beth Abraham Synagogue Interim Rabbi Melissa Crespy launched two classes via Zoom. Matters of Life and Death, a text-based study of significant issues in modern medical ethics, is held at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays through Dec. 7. What Happened to All the Women? a study

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Dayton

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

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Marcia H. Alpert, age 79, a lifelong resident of Dayton, passed away Oct. 7. Mrs. Alpert was a realtor for over 40 years. She loved to spend time with her family creating memories, travel, try new local restaurants, and shopping. Mrs. Alpert was preceded in death by her parents, Morris

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