Dr. Bernard “Bud” Berks, age 88, of Germantown. A devoted family man, friend, doctor, and pilot, he passed away peacefully June 4 at his home surrounded by his family and lifelong friends. Dr. Berks was raised in Farrell, Pa. and was inspired toward a career in medicine by his childhood
Co-owner, also DPS board member, changes menu, apologizes for offending Jewish patrons By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer When Coco’s Bistro co-owner Karen Wick-Gagnet reopened her dining room as the Covid pandemic waned, she decided to include listings of “organizations to learn about and support through donation” on her
A scammer has set up a fraudulent GoFundMe site naming Beth Abraham Synagogue retired Rabbi Samuel Press as the beneficiary. The Observer spoke with Press this morning and he confirms this site is fraudulent. This is a developing story. More information to come.
The Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton will present JewishDayton Together: A Community Forum on Israel and Antisemitism at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 27 via Zoom. Speakers representing the Israeli Consulate, Anti-Defamation League, and Hillel International will provide updates and talk about how the situation
Casey Goldman, lead museum educator with the Dayton Art Institute, will present Art, Government, Hope: Jewish Artists Contribute to WPA’s Federal Art Project via Zoom at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 10, hosted by the Jewish Community Relations Council. She’ll provide an overview of Jewish artists in the DAI’s collection who
Documentary screening at Dixie Twin Drive-In opens Dayton JCC Film Fest June 8. By Michael Fox, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer The ocean, in its vastness, suits Amos Nachoum perfectly. It’s big enough for him to hide. Not from the great white sharks, orcas, manta rays, and other large
By Rabbi Shmuel Klatzkin, Chabad of Greater Dayton Our holidays each bring out a very particular energy, each one appropriate to the time in which it comes. Yet that energy is meant to infuse us throughout the year. Thus, we do not stop thinking of freedom once Pesach is over,
Considering Creation Series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer On Friday afternoons just before Shabbat, my daughter’s family winds up its grandfather clock. Its chimes can be heard throughout the house. Time to rise. Time to work. Time to carpool. Time to study. Time to