Medical exchange May 2010 By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer May 2010 Western Galilee Hospital Dir. of Radiology Dr. Norman Loberant (Center) with Wright State medical students Nikunj Bhatt (L) and Linden Karas Even as a first-year student at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Cleveland native

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JMA R2R 2010 By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer May 2010 Incoming JMA Pres. Ron Wynne Last year, when Daytonian Ron Wynne called the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center to inform its staff that the Jewish Motorcyclists Alliance was planning to donate between $60-70,000 to the new Skokie-based

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Religion May 2010 By Rabbi Nochum Mangel, Chabad of Greater Dayton Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer, May 2010 Rabbi Nochum Mangel Near the end of March, Captain Tejdeep Singh Rattan, a 31-year-old dentist, graduated as an officer at Fort Sam Houston after the U.S. Army made an exemption to

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Hadassah fashion show 2010 Hadassah will present its annual fashion show, luncheon and silent auction on Sunday, June 13 at Beth Jacob Congregation. The silent auction, which begins at 10:45 a.m., will include a Nutter Center Luxury Suite for a Raiders’ basketball game, a package from Five Seasons, gift cards

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Beth Jacob Parking Lot Extravaganza 2010 It’s all in the eye of the beholder…some of the treasures that Helene Gordon and Helen Halcomb and volunteers have rescued for the Beth Jacob Parking Lot Extravaganza In the fall, the board of Beth Jacob Congregation was looking at a list of potential

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Religion, June 2010 By Rabbi Samuel Fox, Rabbi Emeritus, Beth Jacob Congregation Our rabbis teach us that when one intends to do a mitzvah, a commandment or good deed, he should do it without delay.  They have a beautiful saying that makes this point, “Mitzvah haba liyadcha al tachmitsena.” A

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Uri Attir profile                       An interview with Uri Attir, the Dayton region’s trade office director By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer, June 2010 In April, Uri Attir began his work as business development director in Israel for the Dayton

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Orville’s Aviators Arthur L. Welsh on a Wright Model B, 1911 By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer, June 2010 Through sheer persistence, Arthur L. Welsh persuaded the Wright brothers to give him a job with the exhibition division of the Wright Company in 1910. Born in Kiev in 1881

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First Jewish aviator Robert Thum   Barely remembered today, Arthur L. Welsh was a leader among the Wrights’ original pilots When news of the fatal plane crash that killed Arthur L. Welsh reached Orville Wright and his sister Katharine, both hastily rearranged their schedules to travel from Dayton to Washington,

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Victory Day 2010 At the annual Victory Day celebration at Covenant Manor, May 9, 2010 Dayton’s Jews from the former Soviet Union recall the Nazi surrender – 65 years later. Photos and Story by Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer, June 2010 Each May 9, there are fewer guests. But

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