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With Scott Halasz, The Dayton Jewish Observer Ethan Zied’s desire to place a U.S. flag at the grave of his maternal grandfather, Howard Mason, has helped Ethan become an Eagle Scout candidate. And there’s a good chance as you read this that his project has been accepted. Ethan, the son

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With Scott Halasz, The Dayton Jewish Observer The volume, Jews in Medieval England: Teaching Representations of the Other, coedited by Miriamne Ara Krummel (English, University of Dayton) and Tison Pugh (English, University of Central Florida) has been named winner of the 2019 Teaching Literature Book Award, an international, juried prize

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Dayton native Lauren Koenig is a go-getter. And her can-do attitude has garnered her a spot on a prestigious list in Chicago. Lauren was named to the eighth annual Double Chai in the Chi: 36 Under 36 list of young Jewish movers and shakers in Chicago who make major contributions

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With Scott Halasz, The Dayton Jewish Observer Ben Pierce graduated summa cum laude from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business with a dual major in finance and honors accounting. At Ohio State, he won a PaceSetters Award for being among the top business school students, was a teaching

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John John Groger, a rising senior at The Miami Valley School, placed fifth overall in the National Academic Quiz Tournaments 2019 High School National Championship Tournament in May. Also on the MVS team were John John’s brother, William, and Max Mader, son of Jenifer and Joe Mader. John John and

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The Wright-Patterson Special Observance Committee hosted its Holocaust Days of Remembrance Event at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, May 2. Participants heard from local survivors Ira Segalewitz and Renate Frydman. The program also included a tour of Prejudice and Memory, the Holocaust exhibit on permanent display at

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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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Unintended coincidences helped make for a pretty good book written by Samuel Dorf, associate professor of musicology at UD. Performing Antiquity: Ancient Greek Music and Dance from Paris to Delphi, 1890-1930, released in 2018, tells the captivating story about some of the most intriguing characters involved in ancient Greek music

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As a newspaper reporter, I try to stick my nose for news wherever I can. But sometimes the news comes to me when I least expect it. Such was the case last week when I ran into Marni Flagel at the Boonshoft Center for Jewish Culture and Education. Always the

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By Scott Halasz Special To The Observer They often crossed paths at social and religious functions around town. But now my Dad, Jerry, and Debbie DiSalvo will be forever entwined thanks to her selfless act. On July 27, Debbie donated a kidney to my 73-year-old father. At the University of

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