A Bisel Kisel with Masha Kisel, The Dayton Jewish Observer I grew up in the Soviet Union in the 1980s and immigrated to Chicago, where I struggled to fit into a suburban Jewish private school. My husband, Sam Dorf, grew up in the vibrant Jewish community of Brookline, just outside
Opinion By Michele Dritz I really enjoy Masha Kisel’s writing, especially her columns where she describes the history and culture of her family, and of Eastern Europe. I often learn something new and get to glimpse things from her unique vantage point. It is because of that enjoyment and respect
Our Dual Heritage Series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer It took more than 300 boxes, three sets of movers, and two weeks to move just over a mile to our new home. Who knew we had so much stuff, even after we’d eliminated all
Pamela Rae Schuller, who champions inclusion through her stand-up comedy and storytelling, will perform as part of Temple Beth Or’s Purim celebrations, Sunday, March 8. An alumna of Goldman Union Camp Institute, Schuller shares stories of growing up with a severe case of Tourette syndrome. From 5 to 6 p.m.,
Beth Abraham Synagogue’s Ruth & Fred Scheuer Life Enrichment Series will present a storyteller-in-residence weekend March 20-22 with Corinne Stavish. A professor of humanities at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Mich., Stavish specializes in personal and historical narratives and biblical interpretive tales. She’s presented at the National Storytelling Festival, serves
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.