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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Hillel Academy Jewish day school, which champions a project-based approach to learning, has made indoor farmers of its fifth- and sixth-grade students. With help from a registered dietitian nutritionist — and now from a hydroponic farming educational initiative in Israel — Hillel students

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More than 150 singers with six choirs from various faiths and cultures began rehearsing in March for Unity Through Harmony: A concert of sacred music from around the world, a performance with the Dayton Philharmonic on April 7 at the Dayton Masonic Center. The concert brings together Corinthian Missionary Baptist

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By Masha Kisel, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer In the late 1980s and early ‘90s, American Jewish communities went out of their way to welcome refugees from the former Soviet Union. They opened their hearts and homes to grateful, meekly smiling families. There was a lot of nodding and

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Staff from the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton joined representatives of Ohio’s seven other Jewish Federations for a fly-in to Washington, D.C. on March 13 to advocate on Capitol Hill for increased security funding for faith-based and cause-based nonprofits at risk for terror attacks. “Since the Pittsburgh attacks and the

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The Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton has signed on as a coalition partner with the Dayton Unit NAACP’s Community Celebration: An Afternoon of Love, Unity, Peace and Diversity, to be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 25 at McIntosh Park, Edwin C. Moses Boulevard and West Riverview

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Women of the Wall North American Liaison Cheryl Temkin will provide an update on the organization’s efforts in Israel, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 30 at a Havdalah event hosted by Temple Israel, 130 Riverside Dr. Women of the Wall champions women’s ability to pray aloud, with Torah scrolls

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As part of its yearlong 125th birthday celebrations, Beth Abraham Synagogue will present Where It All Began: A Toast To Our Founders, beginning at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 5. Participants will first meet at Beth Abraham Cemetery, 1817 W. Schantz Ave. in Kettering for a brief history tour led

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The Greater Dayton Yom Hashoah Remembrance will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 28 at Beth Abraham Synagogue, 305 Sugar Camp Cir., Oakwood. This year’s program will honor area survivors and liberators along with student winners of the annual Max May and Lydia May Memorial Holocaust Art and

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With Scott Halasz, The Dayton Jewish Observer Irwin Dumtschin’s work as president of the Beth Abraham Men’s Club has garnered some serious attention. He was recently named the 2019 Ma’asim Tovim (righteous actions) Award winner for the Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs KIO region. The highest award a region can

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By Rabbi Tina Sobo , Temple Israel As I write this, we are in the midst of reading the Torah portions about constructing the Mishkan, the Tabernacle. I was reminded of the Chasidic teaching about the little boy who goes out into the woods to pray for longer and longer

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