Dayton

In collaboration with Christ Episcopal Church, High Street United Methodist Church, and Wittenberg Campus Ministry, Temple Sholom in Springfield will host three talks by Dr. Julie Galambush, associate professor emerita of religious studies at the College of William and Mary, April 30 and May 1. Galambush is the author of

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Dayton

The Bible: Wisdom Literature Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer I recently checked out the unexpectedly successful movie Unplanned. Based on the true story of Abby Johnson, it portrays her eight-year rise from a Planned Parenthood volunteer to one of its youngest clinic directors. Having

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Dayton

By Chaya Rappoport, The Nosher If you love pickles, you might often be left with jars and jars of leftover pickle juice. Before you throw out that brine, there are actually so many ways to use it. And while you can definitely make a good briny cocktail with that leftover

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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 2019 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.

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Louis I. Hoffman, age 82, formerly of Dayton, died April 11 in Columbus. Mr. Hoffman was a highly respected and very successful criminal defense trial lawyer for over 50 years in Dayton. He received the highest rating for ability and integrity from a national rating for 20 consecutive years, was

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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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Dayton

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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Dayton

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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