Temple Sholom in Springfield will host its Sixth Annual Wine Tasting Evening, Saturday, March 14, 5-7 p.m., featuring six Israeli kosher wines and paired appetizers. The cost is $30 per person and is limited to 75 paid reservations. Temple Sholom is located at 2424 N. Limestone St., Springfield. R.S.V.P. to
Grammy-nominated clarinetist Anat Cohen — named Clarinetist of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association each year since 2007 — returns to Dayton for a concert with the Sinclair Jazz Ensemble at 7 p.m., Friday, March 13 at Sinclair’s Blair Hall Theatre, in Building 2 of its downtown campus. A
By Shannon Sarna, The Nosher A fun part of baking hamantashen is getting creative with the fillings. I love this recipe because it has a little fun with the dough itself, imitating one of my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipes with both brown and white sugar and mini chocolate chips.
Barry Serotkin, who served as executive director of Beth Jacob Congregation from 1995 until his retirement in 2012, died Jan. 23 at Hospice of Dayton from complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was 76. He had a reputation for providing all who entered Beth Jacob Congregation with the highest level of
Rabbi Paul Irving Bloom died peacefully in Atlanta, Jan. 29, at the age of 88. Rabbi Bloom is survived by his loving wife of almost 65 years, Patricia Frankel Bloom of Atlanta; children, Jonathan (Aurora) Bloom of Columbus, Ohio; and daughter, Judy (Jonathan) Minnen of Atlanta; grandchildren, Michael Minnen, Molly
Rabbi Dr. Vanessa Ochs, a professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia, will present the lecture, Dressing For God: Expanding The Sacred Wardrobe, at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11 at Sears Recital Hall in the Jesse Philips Humanities Building on the University of Dayton campus.
Temple Beth Or will present The Origins of Dayton’s Jewish Community, a discussion with Marshall Weiss, at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23. Weiss, editor and publisher of The Dayton Jewish Observer, is the author of Jewish Community of Dayton (Arcadia 2018) and serves as project director of Miami Valley
By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Rabbi P. Irving Bloom, who served as senior rabbi of Dayton’s Temple Israel from 1973 until his retirement in 1997, died in Atlanta, Jan. 29 at the age of 88. His 24 years at Temple Israel mark the longest period any rabbi has
Some readers might question the headline above, which refers to “unprecedented U.S. antisemitism.” Is the level of Jew-hatred in the United States truly unprecedented? In what ways? Right now, the mass murders of Jews because they are Jewish, and the attempted mass murders of Jews because they are Jewish —