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Ohio Society of Professional Journalists Awards has announced that Dayton Jewish Observer Editor and Publisher Marshall Weiss has received the 2021 first-place award for Best Feature Reporting in its small newspaper category (circulation below 60,000). The awards are presented by the Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Columbus SPJ chapters. Judges’ comments wrote

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Stories of Jewish Dayton recovers long-buried episodes of life in the Miami Valley By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer On July 12, The History Press published my second book, Stories of Jewish Dayton. It’s a thank-you to the Jewish community of my adoptive home. Stories of Jewish Dayton honors

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The Dayton Jewish Observer won one first-place and two second-place awards from Ohio’s Best Journalism Contest, sponsored by the Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Columbus Society of Professional Journalists, which announced its 2020 honorees today. Marshall Weiss, editor and publisher of The Dayton Jewish Observer, took first place in Best Religion Reporting

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How Dayton’s daily newspapers covered local Jewish life — long before local Jewish newspapers did By Marshall Weiss Reprinted with permission from Ohio Genealogy News, Summer 2020 On the afternoon of Wednesday, Oct. 7, 1863, Dayton’s 40-plus Jewish families held a grand celebration: the dedication of the first synagogue building

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Temple Beth Or will present The Origins of Dayton’s Jewish Community, a discussion with Marshall Weiss, at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23. Weiss, editor and publisher of The Dayton Jewish Observer, is the author of Jewish Community of Dayton (Arcadia 2018) and serves as project director of Miami Valley

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Temple Israel’s Ryterband Lecture Series will present Dayton Jewish Observer Editor and Publisher Marshall Weiss leading the brunch discussion, Jewish Dayton in the Roaring ‘20s, at 9:45 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 26. The author of Jewish Community of Dayton and project director of Miami Valley Jewish Genealogy & History, Weiss will

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Marshall Weiss, editor and publisher of The Dayton Jewish Observer and project director of Miami Valley Jewish Genealogy & History, will present the talk, John Patterson and the Jewish Community, at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 13 at Wright Memorial Public Library as part of its Far Hills Speaker Series with

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The American Jewish Press Association announced in June that The Dayton Jewish Observer is the recipient of a first-place 2019 Simon Rockower Award for Excellence in Jewish Journalism. A feature story by Editor and Publisher Marshall Weiss about the Gem City Market in the March 2018 Observer, Let all who

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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer When Dayton’s Rabbi Karen Bodney-Halasz was invited to deliver a prayer at Sunday night’s vigil on East Fifth Street in Dayton’s Oregon District — the site where nine people were gunned down earlier that day — she already knew where to find words

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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer “He Who blessed our forefathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob — may He bless this entire holy congregation along with all the holy congregations . . . and those who dedicate synagogues for prayer and those who enter them to pray, and those who

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