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Michael Fishbein, age 69, died peacefully in his sleep Nov. 9 at home in Franklin, Mass. Michael was born and grew up in Queens, N.Y. He graduated from Stuyvesant High School, Bernard Baruch College of the City University of New York, and received his Ph.D. from Clark University in Worcester,

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This afternoon, the Oxford, Ohio Police Department released a statement that it has charged three Miami University students — Santiago Arenas, 19; Kevin J. Ladriere, 20; and Eli W. Lauger, 20 — with vandalism, a felony, for overturning MU Hillel’s sukkah on Oct. 15. The statement added that Oxford police

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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer The call came Wednesday, Sept. 21, four days before the beginning of Rosh Hashanah. “Can you cross on Thursday?” Beth Abraham Synagogue President Scott Liberman asked Rabbi Aubrey L. Glazer. “We’re packing up right now,” the rabbi said. He and his wife, Elyssa

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An interview with Mathew Klickstein By Marshall Weiss, The Observer If you’re working on your Chanukah gift-giving list, all-around pop culture vulture Mathew Klickstein might suggest adding two books: See You at San Diego: An Oral History of Comic-Con, Fandom, and The Triumph of Geek Culture, published by Fantagraphics in

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Surprising spiritual advice from Lou Reed’s American-Jewish songbook By Rabbi Aubrey L. Glazer, Beth Abraham Synagogue “You can’t depend on your family you can’t depend on your friends You can’t depend on a beginning you can’t depend on an end” — Lou Reed, Busload of Faith (New York, 1989) Life

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The Power of Stories Series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer At this year’s Rosh Hashanah party, soldiers at one Israeli army base were excited to learn there would be a raffle. As hundreds of soldiers each contributed 50 shekels and put their names into

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The photography and written narratives of 31 Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the United States, Hungary, and Israel ranging in ages from high school students to older adults are on exhibit at Dayton’s International Peace Museum, Nov. 3 through Dec. 17. Entitled Coming-of-Age: Photographs and Stories from Teens to Lifelong

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Jonah Sandler, founder and CEO of Scene75 Entertainment, has received Wright State University’s Honorary Alumni Award. Jonah has served on the Dean’s Corporate Advisory Board of the Raj Soin College of Business. He also serves as chair of the Student Experience Committee, and has helped the college develop several programs,

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Stories of Jewish Dayton by Dayton Jewish Observer Editor and Publisher Marshall Weiss has received Religion News Association’s 2022 second-place award for Excellence in Nonfiction Religion Books. An RNA Awards competition judge commented on the book, “In telling the stories of Jewish Dayton, Ohio, Marshall Weiss twists the old canard

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University of Dayton School of Engineering Associate Dean Scott Segalewitz will discuss Perspectives from a Second Generation Holocaust Survivor as part of the university’s annual Kristallnacht Remembrance at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the Immaculate Conception Chapel. Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass — Nov. 9 and 10, 1938

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