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By Rabbi Melissa Crespy, Beth Abraham Synagogue The Pesach Seder is a cherished moment on our calendar. Just about everyone looks forward to it. It’s full of intriguing symbolism, funny ironies, favorite songs, and of course, delicious foods. I’d like to take a look at one passage in the Haggadah

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with Bark Mitzvah Boy, The Dayton Jewish Observer The Dayton connection continues on for the U.S. Central Consortium of Partnership2Gether, with former Daytonian Bracha (Beth) Zuriel’s retirement as its director and the announcement of Marcy Paul as her successor. Bracha, who lives in Ma’ale Adumim in the West Bank, is

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Deborah Dash Moore, professor of history and former director of the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan, will present the lecture, GI Jews: How World War II Transformed American Jews, for the 42nd Ryterband Symposium in Judaic Studies, 7 p.m., Thursday, March 31 at Wright State

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In conjunction with the Jewish Museum of Florida, Dayton Hadassah will present a Zoom tour at 10 a.m., Sunday, April 3 of the museum’s exhibit, Hello Gorgeous, celebrating the life of Barbra Streisand. Hello Gorgeous features costumes, photos, videos, record jackets and objects connected to the iconic singer, actor, director

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The Power of Stories Series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer One of the greatest Mishnaic sages, Rabbi Meir was widely admired for his exceptional scholarship, deep wisdom, and warm humanity. He lived by the value of tolerance for the views of others with whom

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By Andrew Lapin, New York Jewish Week If you never experienced a meal at an automat — an innovative “automated restaurant” that was once a fixture of mid-century New York City and Philadelphia — then allow iconic Jewish comedian Mel Brooks to explain: “There was nothing like the coffee at

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By Chanie Apfelbaum, The Nosher There’s nothing like Passover to remind us where we come from. Stuffed cabbage is popular in Ukraine and is known as holubtsi, which literally translates as little pigeons. Make some in solidarity with the Jews in harm’s way, forced to hide, flee or to defend

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By Liz Susman Karp and Natalie Gorlin, The Nosher Last April, as the pandemic raged in my area, I opened my front door to my dear friend Natalie, who threw at me from a distance a plastic sandwich bag containing her family’s cherished Passover tradition: flädla. Less commonly known than

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By Shannon Sarna, The Nosher I love it when people taste my pareve desserts and say, “Wow — this is pareve!?” It’s the same rule with Passover dishes and desserts. Which is why I am on a never-ending search for the perfect Passover desserts that are good enough to eat

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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 April 2022 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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