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Rosetta E. Friedman, 74, of Miamisburg, passed away Oct. 5 at Sycamore Hospital. She was born June 11, 1946 in Germantown. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Alan G. Friedman; daughters, Melissa (Goldie) and Scott McCollum, Amanda (Goldie) and Bret Howard and Elizabeth (Friedman) and Frank VanSkoyck;

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The University of Dayton’s annual Kristallnacht remembrance will be livestreamed on YouTube this year from the Immaculate Conception Chapel at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10. Shelley Inglis, executive director of the University of Dayton Human Rights Center, will be the speaker for the observance, which will also feature UD’s World

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The Dayton Region Israel Trade Alliance, in partnership with Montgomery County Business Services and the Dayton Development Coalition, will present its annual Foreign Military Financing Program, via Zoom, 10 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, Oct. 28. The webinar’s aim is to help Dayton-area companies in aerospace, manufacturing, and defense industries learn to bid

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The Dayton Jewish Observer won one first-place and two second-place awards from Ohio’s Best Journalism Contest, sponsored by the Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Columbus Society of Professional Journalists, which announced its 2020 honorees today. Marshall Weiss, editor and publisher of The Dayton Jewish Observer, took first place in Best Religion Reporting

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By Masha Kisel, The Dayton Jewish Observer Previously unseen amateur 8mm footage of the Warsaw Ghetto alongside testimony from survivors and their descendants offers a new perspective on the creation of the Warsaw Ghetto and the fate of Warsaw’s Jewish inhabitants in Eric Bednarski’s 2019 documentary Warsaw: A City Divided.

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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Wright State University moved its Charles and Renate Frydman Educational Resource Center in August from Allyn Hall to the second floor of Dunbar Library, where it is now a featured collection within the university libraries. The Frydman ERC includes in its holdings the

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By Rabbi Karen Bodney-Halasz, Temple Israel Election Day is almost upon us. With real health concerns due to Covid-19, I fear some might decide it’d be easier to stay at home than to head to the polls. This is, of course, why we’ve seen numerous debates about early and mail-in

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Considering Creation: A New Series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek The Dayton Jewish Observer For centuries, scholars and scientists, clergy and commoners have argued about the Creation story. Are the Bible’s opening verses about the unfolding of the cosmos, the origins of life, and the birth of humanity

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With Scott Halasz, The Dayton Jewish Observer Skyler Miller was awarded the Martin C. Kuntz 1912 Award of Excellence as an outstanding junior in mechanical engineering at the University of Dayton. Miami Valley School senior William Groger has been named a National Merit Semifinalist, a designation reserved for students in

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For its 2020-21 season, the JCC will present its Cultural Arts and Book Series virtually, with 15 programs spread out from Oct. 22 through May 5. As with last season’s Dayton Jewish Film Fest, the JCC will offer these programs free. “At this point in time, we have scheduled all

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