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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 Beth Or congregants become first to hold same-sex Jewish wedding in Dayton By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Dr. Melissa Hanna and Dr. Naomi Sandor met in 1998 when they were first-year medical students at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. “We got together a year later,” says

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  Learning to rest — and listen — at Temple Beth Or Men’s Retreat Photos and Story By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer One by one, each man has expressed what he hopes to receive over the next 48 hours, and then places a slow-burning candle on a low

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With a grant from the Jewish Chautauqua Society — the interfaith project of The Men of Reform Judaism — Temple Beth Or will launch a program this month to bring interfaith families together to explore the role of Judaism in their lives. Fusion Families is open to all interfaith families

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Joyce Dumtschin, who served as cantor at Temple Beth Or from 1998 to 2011, died on Feb. 14 from pneumonia as a result of a weakened immune system from myelodysplastic syndrome. She was 56. Myelodysplastic syndrome is a form of cancer in which bone marrow doesn’t make enough healthy blood

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By Jennie Szink, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer When Evan Sherbet left Capitol Hill on Sunday, Jan. 22, he felt confident in the presentation he and his peers had just given on why legislators should uphold pro-choice laws. But he stepped outside and was met by pro-life demonstrators holding

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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Cantor Joyce Dumtschin, who was diagnosed with Myelodysplastic syndrome in 2009, is scheduled to receive a stem cell transplant at James Cancer Hospital in Columbus on Sept. 27, the day before the eve of Rosh Hashanah. “Only 30 percent of people who need

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Non-Jews help bring music to temples on High Holy Days and Shabbat Non-Jews hired to perform liturgical music for liberal Jewish congregations is not unusual. But the stories of those who come to do it and why they continue are unique. By Renate Frydman, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer

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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer As of July, Cantor Joyce Dumtschin’s position at Temple Beth Or as full-time cantor will be eliminated and she will serve the congregation in the part-time job of music specialist. Temple Beth Or President David London initially announced the board’s decision in a

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Yom Hashoah Observance 2005 On Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m., the Dayton Yom Hashoah Committee will present the annual Dayton Area Yom Hashoah Observance in remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust. The program will be held at Temple Beth Or, 5275 Marshall Road in Washington Township. The entire

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