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A string quartet from Northmont High School will perform Songs of the Inspired Soul at Town Hall Theatre in Centerville at 7 p.m., Sunday, June 30 as part of Chabad’s multimedia concert to commemorate the 25th yahrzeit (date of passing) of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the last rebbe of the

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The Jewish Federation has changed the venue for its June 17 Presidents Dinner with Dr. Ruth Westheimer to the Boonshoft Center for Jewish Culture and Education, 525 Versailles Dr., Centerville. “To provide the best kosher meal experience, we had to relocate back to the CJCE, where we have our own

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By Larry Yudelson, Jewish Standard Shoelaces, the 2018 Israeli film that will play June 23 as part of the Dayton JCC Film Fest, tells the story of the complicated relationship between an aging father and his special-needs adult son, whom he abandoned while he was still a young boy. At

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By Michael Fox, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer It’s easy to imagine a Hollywood remake of Redemption, an unexpected Israeli drama about a forty-something widower who reunites his old rock band to pay for his daughter’s cancer treatments. It writes itself. A buddy comedy in which the guys dredge

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Film captures play’s celebration of Golda Meir By Abby Meth Kanter, New Jersey Jewish News Embarking on a call with Tovah Feldshuh, her high-energy quotient animates her talk. It was 9 in the morning during a very busy week for the actress, singer, and playwright: She was in Florida for

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By Michael Fox, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Roberta Grossman was puzzled. Why was the story of Anne Frank universally known and that of Hannah Senesh, a young Hungarian-Jewish poet who bravely sacrificed her life to rescue Jews, almost unknown? “Because of the movie,” explained Judith Baumel-Schwartz, a scholar

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By Melinda Strauss, The Nosher I basically made myself speechless with this recipe. I mean, it’s chocolate rugelach and it’s cheesecake and it’s bread pudding — and it’s absolutely heavenly. If you are wondering, no this isn’t just rugelach with cheesecake batter, which really wouldn’t be so bad. The batter

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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 2019 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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Carolyn G. Caplan, age 79 of Dayton, passed away April 18. She attended Mary Institute in St. Louis prior to Colorado Women’s College. Mrs. Caplan was vice president of Diet Workshop for 18 years. She was an avid tennis and racquetball player and enjoyed the company of her friends and

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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer The Jewish Federation’s message to the community about the KKK-affiliated Honorable Sacred Knights of Indiana’s planned May 25 rally at Dayton’s Courthouse Square: don’t be there. “It is a dangerous situation,” Jewish Community Relations Council Director Rabbi Ari Ballaban said of the Klan

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