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By Dr. Betsy Stone ejewishphilanthropy.com We’re all in crisis right now. Between managing work and home, facing the loss of summer camps and the diminishment of services, worrying about cutbacks in our offices, trying to teach and work and parent and manage our own feelings, Covid-19 has brought out the

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Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Temple Israel has canceled its Dayton Jewish Cultural Festival, which was scheduled for Aug. 9. “The health and safety of our community is our top priority,” said Courtney Cummings, Temple Israel’s music and program director. She added that the temple will hold its Oy Vey

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Cyrile “Cissy” Ellison, age 88 of Kettering, passed away May 8 at Kettering Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 55 years, Herman “Curly” Ellison; parents, Sidney and Fanny Gressel; sister, Selma Chernikoff and brothers, Yale and Philip Gressel. Mrs. Ellison is survived by her

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With detailed social distancing safety procedures in place, Chabad of Greater Dayton will reopen for worship services on Shavuot, at 10 a.m., Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30. Chabad emailed information about the services and procedures this morning to those who regularly or semi-regularly attend its Shabbat and Yom

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By Marshall Weiss, The Observer The Jewish Federation has set a target date of June 8 to open its JCC early childhood program and JCC summer camp, allowing staff the time to put in place all mandatory and best practices of the Ohio Department of Health’s Responsible Restart Ohio plan

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With the gradual reopening of the state through the Responsible Restart Ohio plan and the Stay Safe Ohio order from Ohio’s Department of Health, Jewish Family Services reopened its transportation service the week of May 18 for medical appointments only. “We are slowly relaunching transportation and it’s going to be

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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 June 2020 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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If current Ohio Department of Health Covid-19 restrictions are lifted, Jewish War Veterans Post 587 invites volunteers to help place American flags at the graves of Jewish veterans for Memorial Day weekend. JWV will place flags at Beth Jacob Cemetery on Friday, May 22 at 10 a.m., at the Temple

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Updates from across the Miami Valley’s Jewish community By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Along with local Jewish organizations and congregations’ quick changeover to virtual programming and thorough outreach to their constituents, here is a roundup of how the pandemic is playing out across the community. Kosher for Pesach

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Until we have a better solution, social distancing is the only option we have. A Bisel Kisel with Masha Kisel, The Dayton Jewish Observer One of the strangest things about living through this pandemic is that those who shelter at home and those on the front lines occupy two different

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