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By Rachel Ringler, The Nosher We asked five noted chefs and food writers what they will serve at home to mark the Jewish New Year, and (spoiler alert) they all plan to weave symbols of sweetness — hallmarks of the holiday — into their menus. Long live apples and honey!

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Physicians speak to safety of abortion By Susan Tebben, Ohio Capital Journal In court documents supporting an attempt to overturn an abortion law in Ohio, physicians and religious leaders spoke to the safety of the procedure and religious freedoms that could be infringed with the law. The briefs were part

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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 September 2022 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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Raymond L. Must, a prolific and highly respected artist in the Dayton arts community, died peacefully on July 22 at age 93. For more than three decades, Ray taught printmaking and drawing in the Department of Art and Art History at Wright State University, inspiring generations of young artists. Ray

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By Daphne Lazar Price I have long been a keeper of women’s stories, many of which relate to fertility and reproductive choices, experiences generally shrouded in secrecy. While I am honored to be trusted with these personal accounts, I look forward to, and am working toward, a time when women

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By Robert B. Kahn Since my formative years, my conscience has been becoming stronger and stronger, and has perhaps guided me to make decisions with a combination of heart and mind that have enabled me not to become a victim of the Holocaust. After many diversions from my intended goals,

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Story and Photos By Marshall Weiss, The Observer Longtime local Holocaust educator Renate Frydman has noticed an uptick in Holocaust education in schools. “For a while, there was less teaching of it,” the Dayton Holocaust Education Committee chair says. “Now, I think, with the world the way it is, there

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Gangsters vs. Nazis: How Jewish Mobsters Battled Nazis in Wartime America By Michael Benson 2022, Citadel Books, 283 Pages Book Review By Martin Gottlieb, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Jewish gangsters have shown up in plenty of Hollywood movies. But typically they just happen to be Jewish. If the

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Dayton’s JCC is a partner with Summer Camp for Adults: 20s and 30s Weekend, Friday, Aug. 12 through Sunday, Aug. 14 at Camp Livingston in Bennington, Ind. All Jewish young adults in the Miami Valley are invited to join the program. “It’s a great opportunity to meet other Jewish young

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By Rabbi Levi Simon, Chabad of Greater Dayton The story is told about an important member of the Jewish community who passed away. His children received two envelopes, one to be opened upon his death and the other a week later. They opened the first envelope and read their father’s

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