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Candace R. Kwiatek

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Our Dual Heritage Series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer “The year was 2081, and everybody was finally equal. They weren’t only equal before God and the law. They were equal every which way,” begins Kurt Vonnegut’s short story Harrison Bergeron. Supported by ever-expanding amendments

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A New Series: Our Dual Heritage  Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Poway Chabad synagogue worshipper Lori Gilbert-Kaye killed while shielding rabbi from shooter. UNC-Charlotte student Riley Howell loses life after charging lecture-hall gunman. Denver high schooler Kendrick Castillo dies tackling gun-wielding classmate. These headlines

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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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The Bible: Wisdom Literature Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer “Eicha — Oh, how has the city that was once so populous remained lonely?” grieves the author of Lamentations. “All her friends have betrayed her; they have become her enemies.” Eicha’s haunting trope expresses the

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The Bible: Wisdom Literature Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer The internet offers a birds-eye view of a growing tribalism in America. Sports headlines from 2018 alone are a case in point. Fight breaks out in stands between Brewers, Cubs fans. Redskins and Jets Brawl…fans

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The Bible: Wisdom Literature Jewish Family Education With Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer I met my future husband through a kipah-clad classmate at my Jesuit graduate school who mentioned a synagogue on a bus line. Don’t ask — it’s a long story filled with unexpected lucky coincidences. In

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The Bible: Wisdom Literature Jewish Family Education With Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Grocery shopping with a cranky grandbaby means a quick stroller run-and-toss through the aisles, a task I recently accomplished in a record 13 minutes. While unloading, however, I discovered two overlooked cartons of eggs in

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The Bible: Wisdom Literature Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer Everywhere in the world it’s becoming commonplace to encounter entrance barricades, locked doors, surveillance cameras, and security officers at synagogues, JCCs, schools, and other Jewish facilities. Sadly, the danger is ubiquitous, even in the United

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The Bible: Wisdom Literature Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek My 5-year-old granddaughter’s favorite birthday present this year was Amy Rosenthal’s Dear Girl, a charming book with an empowering message about being uniquely yourself. Her mother texted: “While reading she looked up and said, ‘This makes my heart happy.’”

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The Bible: Wisdom Literature Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer In the recently released documentary, Three Identical Strangers, triplets separated and adopted by different families just months after birth unexpectedly discover they are siblings at the age of 19. Despite growing up in different parenting

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