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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 2021 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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Rochelle “Shelly” Charles, of Kettering. On March 28, Mrs. Charles, loving wife and mother of two boys, passed away peacefully in her home at the age of 96, with her loving children by her side. Mrs. Charles was born on April 14, 1924 in Dayton to Philip and Thelma Sokol.

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Through SlidingDors, children of Holocaust survivors learn skills to keep remembrance alive By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Their parents didn’t talk about it when they were growing up. The children of Holocaust survivors didn’t talk about it with each other, either. Now, with markedly fewer Holocaust survivors each

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With the topsy-turvy year we’ve had navigating the pandemic, Temple Israel will bring us a Purim celebration two weeks after Passover. This will be the first of three monthly Taste of the Jewish Cultural Festival drive-thru events the temple will present this year on Friday evenings instead of the full-day

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Beth Abraham Synagogue will honor seven women for their efforts on behalf of the Jewish and general communities when it holds its Tenth Women of Valor ceremony, streaming live via StreamSpot, Wednesday, May 5 at noon. Women of Valor 2021 honorees are Phyllis Pavlofsky Allen, Tara L. Feiner, Helen Ostreicher

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By Dan Pine, j. The Jewish News of Northern California Once upon a time in America, it was OK to punch Nazis. In the years before World War II, many German Americans had sworn allegiance to Hitler. Goose-stepping down Main Street, waving swastika banners, sending their kids to Nazi summer

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At the outset of Katherine Ellison’s career in journalism 30 years ago, she accidentally libeled someone as guilty of planning a murder even though the woman wasn’t charged with a crime in that murder trial. The woman ended up suing Ellison and her newspaper for $11 million. Years later, as

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Considering Creation Series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek Commonly referred to as the “king of beasts,”the lion owes its royal nickname in part to a prominent crown-like mane, but even more to its status as an apex predator, one of a select few at the top of the

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Recipe and Photos by Joe Baur, The Nosher So you’ve gotten through the Seder meals and are looking for something easy and, dare I say, tasty to eat during Passover week? Look no further than chremslach (chremsl in the singular), better known as matzah meal pancakes, a lesser-known delicacy of

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The Greater Dayton Yom Hashoah Remembrance will be livestreamed at 4 p.m., Sunday, April 11. This year’s program will honor the nine known area Holocaust survivors along with student winners of the annual Max May and Lydia May Memorial Holocaust Art and Writing Contest. The observance is sponsored by the

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