Josh Alpert, Dayton BBYO city director, has been nominated by the chapter’s teens for the David Bittker Unsung Hero Award, an award presented annually by the international BBYO organization to an outstanding adviser who demonstrates integrity, humility, dedication, and hard work. Josh not only serves the area’s Jewish teens; he’s
Sam Jacob placed 19 out of 2,000-plus runners and third in his age division at the Turkey Trot race in Phoenix, Ariz. over Thanksgiving. Sam, the son of Allyson and Marc Jacob, is a cross-country runner at Centerville High School. Sammy Caruso has graduated summa cum laude from University of
The Columbus Jewish News reported that in October, Jeff and Meagan Buren collected and transported more than 2,200 pounds of non-military items for adult children of Columbus families who serve or have been called up to serve in the Israel Defense Forces for the Israel-Hamas war. The Burens also coordinated
A very happy birthday to Bob Kahn, who celebrated his 100th in September. To a generation of Dayton-area schoolchildren, Bob is known as the boy the Nazis forced to play the violin on Kristallnacht in Mannheim, Germany while they beat his father, ransacked the family’s apartment, and burned their possessions.
Dayton Children’s has presented Dr. Michael Albert with its Wallace B. Taggart Award, its highest physician honor. Mike has led the orthopedic department at Dayton Children’s for nearly all of his 34-year career. He arrived there during his first rotation studying at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. Mike
Spouses Heather Wright and Michael Anes — both associate professors at Wittenberg University — are looking for seven Ohio high school history/ social studies teachers to join their 24-day study trip to Poland next summer. Heather and Michael have been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Grant through the U.S.
Bruce Feldman, president of Economy Linen and Towel Service, has been appointed chair of the Sinclair Community College Board of Trustees. Bruce has served on Sinclair’s board in several leadership positions since 2013. The Ohlmann Group has been named one of the 2023 Best Workplaces in Ohio by Ohio
The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force honored Dave London of Beavercreek as its 2022 Museum Volunteer of the Year for his dedication and excellence in serving the museum and the Air Force. Dave received the honor at the museum’s 41st Annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet. The museum’s exhibits division
The Better Business Bureau of Dayton and Miami Valley honored Ohlmann Group with its Legacy Award at BBB’s Torch Awards for Ethics Awards Dinner, May 9. Ohlmann Group marketing and advertising agency is owned by Linda Kahn and Lori Ohlmann. Every year, Ohlmann Group donates hundreds of hours of creative
Those at Temple Israel’s Friday night Shabbat service on March 31 heard two classically-trained vocalists on the bima. Dayton Opera’s Tenor Artist-In-Residence Carl Rosenthal joined Temple Israel Music Director Courtney Cummings. Carl opened the service with Hinei Mah Tov, Lecha Dodi, and Shalom Aleichem. He also presented a “musical sermon”