Dayton

The power of stories series Jewish Family Education With Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Attacked, stripped, and dumped underground, a teen shivered while the gang debated his fate for disrespecting “the family” and making pretentious claims to power. Traded to local traffickers and transported to a foreign country,

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With Bark Mitzvah Boy, The Dayton Jewish Observer Lisa Michaels, who has volunteered with Ohio’s Hospice for several years, tells us that its Pathways of Hope Grief Counseling Center needs male volunteers in particular for its Camp Pathways program for children and teens ages 7 to 17 who have experienced

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Marshall Weiss, editor and publisher of The Dayton Jewish Observer and project director of Miami Valley Jewish Genealogy & History, will present the talk, Judaism and Americanism in Dayton a Century Ago, at 9:45 a.m., Sunday, May 8 at Temple Israel, 130 Riverside Dr., Dayton. The brunch program is part

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Look for The Adventures of Bark Mitzvah Boy each month in The Dayton Jewish Observer and at this site.     To read the complete May 2022 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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Eva Strauss Izenson passed away on March 22 at home with her husband and three children by her side. Born in Leipzig, Germany in 1937, Eva grew up in Portsmouth, Ohio. She practiced as a dental hygienist after graduating from The Ohio State University. She enjoyed traveling, playing competitive bridge,

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How locals’ families in Ukraine have navigated the Russian invasion By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer As soon as Centerville resident Lidia Zambilovici received push notifications that Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, she called her brother in Israel. “And he’s not picking up. I’m calling my parents in

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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer A social media post by a Centerville High School student on Feb. 18 helped administrators identify a student who had vandalized with hate symbols a Jewish Student Union poster in the school back in November. And at Watts Middle School — one of

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Beth Abraham Synagogue President Scott Liberman announced to members on March 18 that Rabbi Aubrey L. Glazer of Montréal will begin his role as the congregation’s rabbi in August. Glazer most recently served as senior rabbi of Congregation Shaare Zion in Montréal and has served as senior rabbi of Congregation

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By Robert Kahn “A person is only forgotten when his or her name is forgotten.” — The Talmud At the end of World War II, the world and Jews everywhere were stunned when the realization set in that the murder of approximately six million Jews at the hands of the

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The Greater Dayton Yom Hashoah Remembrance will be held at 4 p.m., Sunday, April 24 at Temple Israel, 130 Riverside Dr., Dayton. With the theme Children of the Holocaust, this year’s program will feature second-generation survivor Judy Rosenthal of Frankfurt, Germany. Rosenthal works as a translator for Holocaust-related institutions and

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