Launch of Lift, November 2010 At the Lift Greater Dayton launch meeting, held at Temple Israel on Oct. 10, (L to R) Temple Israel’s Rabbi David Sofian, Wesley Community Center’s Michael Allen, UD Past President Brother Raymond Fitz, Cross Creek Community Church’s Rev. Bill Youngkin, and First Baptist Church’s Dr.
Lease of Covenant House, December 2010 As of Jan. 1, Four Seasons LLP will lease Covenant House nursing home from the Jewish Federation Focus now on caring for seniors in their homes and in residential facilities across the Dayton area By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer In a Nov.
‘Deux’ for Legion of Honor, December 2010 By Renate Frydman, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer WWII vet Gil Unger lights a candle at the Yom Hashoah Observance, April 11, 2010, to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and labor camps Two members of the
Beth Jacob to vote, December 2010 Beth Jacob Synagogue The question of whether Beth Jacob and Beth Abraham synagogues will merge will likely be decided on Dec. 8, when Beth Jacob’s congregants are scheduled to vote on the issue. In October, members of Beth Abraham Synagogue voted in favor of
Sar-El, December 2010 By Ralph Bernstein, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Ralph Bernstein (standing, far R), with a group of Sar-El volunteers It all came about courtesy of my cousin in Montreal. He called and asked if I wanted to join him in Israel for a three-week tour of
Religion, December 2010 Rabbi David Burstein By Rabbi David Burstein, Temple Beth Or The days are getting darker, the nights longer and we search for light. Our search leads us to gather as a community around the flames of tradition. This month we will gather as Jews to celebrate the
Eight nights of reading, December 2010 By Tova Stabin, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer For preschoolers A Chanukah Present For: Me! by Lily Karr, illustrated by Jill McDonald. Scholastic. $6.99. A book designed to have the look and feel of a sparkling wrapped gift. Inside are the basics about
Beth Jacob rejects merger with Beth Abraham, January 2011 On Dec. 9, Beth Jacob Congregation announced that its membership voted against a proposed merger with Beth Abraham Synagogue. Voting took place the evening of Dec. 8 at the Traditional synagogue, located in Harrison Township. Included in the vote were absentee
Rabbi Glickman’s new book, January 2011 Rabbi Mark Glickman Rabbi Mark Glickman, who served as Temple Israel’s assistant rabbi from 1991 to 1997, will return to the temple on Monday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss his new book, Sacred Treasure — The Cairo Genizah: The Amazing Discoveries of
Religion, January 2011 By Rabbi Judy Chessin, Temple Beth Or, and chair, Dayton Synagogue Forum Rabbi Judy Chessin There was a great deal of speculation this summer as to whether First Daughter Chelsea Clinton would take on the last name of her groom Mark Mezvinsky. And the issue of changing