Centennial Celebration and 2011 UJC Opening Gala, November 2010 By Michele Alperin, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer An ad in the Village Voice in 1986 drew together several musicians who were tantalized by the idea of forming a klezmer band. Five of the original members are still with the
BA votes for merger; BJ vote pending, November 2010 Beth Jacob members’ vote still pending Beth Abraham Synagogue On Oct. 13, Beth Abraham Synagogue President David Fuchsman announced that the congregation’s members voted in favor of merging with Beth Jacob Synagogue, with 81 votes for and 20 votes against, well
Two girls, one passport, November 2010 ‘We had waited 62 years for this miraculous moment.’ By Cherie Rosenstein, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Monique Valbot (L) and Cherie Rosenstein meet for the first time in 62 years, at Dayton International Airport, Sept. 23 The day began like any ordinary
Joffe Day of Learning, November 2010 Rabbi Morey Schwartz to keynote Joffe Day of Jewish Learning, Nov. 7 By Rick Hellman, The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle Rabbi Morey Schwartz If you lead a congregation long enough — as former Overland Park, Kan. Congregation Beth Israel Abraham Voliner spiritual leader Rabbi
Presidents of the Jewish Federation 1910-2010, July 2010 Dayton Jewish Observer F.J. Ach Sidney Kusworm E.C. (Manny) Hilb Louis Traxler Max Israel Morris Stern A.W. Schulman Harry Lehman Sam Thal Harry Potasky A.B. Saeks Raymond C. Adler Harry Winer Jack R. Silverman Leon Office A.B. Saeks Sidney Kusworm Charles R.
Launch of Lift, November 2010 At the Lift Greater Dayton launch meeting, held at Temple Israel on Oct. 10, (L to R) Temple Israel’s Rabbi David Sofian, Wesley Community Center’s Michael Allen, UD Past President Brother Raymond Fitz, Cross Creek Community Church’s Rev. Bill Youngkin, and First Baptist Church’s Dr.
Lease of Covenant House, December 2010 As of Jan. 1, Four Seasons LLP will lease Covenant House nursing home from the Jewish Federation Focus now on caring for seniors in their homes and in residential facilities across the Dayton area By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer In a Nov.
‘Deux’ for Legion of Honor, December 2010 By Renate Frydman, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer WWII vet Gil Unger lights a candle at the Yom Hashoah Observance, April 11, 2010, to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and labor camps Two members of the
Beth Jacob to vote, December 2010 Beth Jacob Synagogue The question of whether Beth Jacob and Beth Abraham synagogues will merge will likely be decided on Dec. 8, when Beth Jacob’s congregants are scheduled to vote on the issue. In October, members of Beth Abraham Synagogue voted in favor of
Sar-El, December 2010 By Ralph Bernstein, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Ralph Bernstein (standing, far R), with a group of Sar-El volunteers It all came about courtesy of my cousin in Montreal. He called and asked if I wanted to join him in Israel for a three-week tour of