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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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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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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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Fledgling liberal Jewish congregation in Germany receives Torah from Temple Israel By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer On June 5, Deborah Tal-Rüttger’s 10-year search for a kosher Torah scroll for her small, liberal Jewish congregation in Germany came to a grand conclusion at Temple Israel. The 161-year-old Reform Dayton

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TI new policy Marshall Weiss The Dayton Jewish Observer   Under several specific guidelines, the board of Temple Israel agreed on March 23 to permit interfaith wedding ceremonies in the congregation’s building. The Reform congregation’s decision followed six months of discussion and review by an eight-member interfaith wedding task force.

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New curriculum at Temple Israel Marshall Weiss The Dayton Jewish Observer   This fall, students and teachers are in for a change at Temple Israel’s religious school. The Reform congregation will introduce a new curriculum developed by a parent committee over several months. The end result, they hope, is a

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By Robert Thum, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer May 2000 The early years: Dayton’s first Jewish settlers The Hebrew Society incorporated as K.K. B’nai Yeshurun. Shown here is the congregation’s first temple, used from 1863 to 1892, at the corner of Fourth and Jefferson Streets Joseph Lebensburger, chairman of

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Pulpit exchange, January 2011 If you want to hear Baptist ministers offer a dvar Torah on Shabbat or a rabbi testify to his faith in church, the Omega Baptist/Temple Israel Pulpit Exchange is for you. The exchange — held during Martin Luther King Jr. weekend — has been an annual

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