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Beth Abraham Synagogue’s Ruth & Fred Scheuer Life Enrichment Series will present a storyteller-in-residence weekend March 20-22 with Corinne Stavish. A professor of humanities at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Mich., Stavish specializes in personal and historical narratives and biblical interpretive tales. She’s presented at the National Storytelling Festival, serves

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Dayton

Temple Sholom in Springfield will host its Sixth Annual Wine Tasting Evening, Saturday, March 14, 5-7 p.m., featuring six Israeli kosher wines and paired appetizers. The cost is $30 per person and is limited to 75 paid reservations. Temple Sholom is located at 2424 N. Limestone St., Springfield. R.S.V.P. to

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Dayton

Grammy-nominated clarinetist Anat Cohen — named Clarinetist of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association each year since 2007 — returns to Dayton for a concert with the Sinclair Jazz Ensemble at 7 p.m., Friday, March 13 at Sinclair’s Blair Hall Theatre, in Building 2 of its downtown campus. A

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Dayton

By Shannon Sarna, The Nosher A fun part of baking hamantashen is getting creative with the fillings. I love this recipe because it has a little fun with the dough itself, imitating one of my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipes with both brown and white sugar and mini chocolate chips.

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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 March 2020 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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Dayton

Barry Serotkin, who served as executive director of Beth Jacob Congregation from 1995 until his retirement in 2012, died Jan. 23 at Hospice of Dayton from complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was 76. He had a reputation for providing all who entered Beth Jacob Congregation with the highest level of

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Dayton

Rabbi Paul Irving Bloom died peacefully in Atlanta, Jan. 29, at the age of 88. Rabbi Bloom is survived by his loving wife of almost 65 years, Patricia Frankel Bloom of Atlanta; children, Jonathan (Aurora) Bloom of Columbus, Ohio; and daughter, Judy (Jonathan) Minnen of Atlanta; grandchildren, Michael Minnen, Molly

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Dayton

Rabbi Dr. Vanessa Ochs, a professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia, will present the lecture, Dressing For God: Expanding The Sacred Wardrobe, at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11 at Sears Recital Hall in the Jesse Philips Humanities Building on the University of Dayton campus.

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Dayton

Temple Beth Or will present The Origins of Dayton’s Jewish Community, a discussion with Marshall Weiss, at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23. Weiss, editor and publisher of The Dayton Jewish Observer, is the author of Jewish Community of Dayton (Arcadia 2018) and serves as project director of Miami Valley

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Dayton

By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Rabbi P. Irving Bloom, who served as senior rabbi of Dayton’s Temple Israel from 1973 until his retirement in 1997, died in Atlanta, Jan. 29 at the age of 88. His 24 years at Temple Israel mark the longest period any rabbi has

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