The Dayton Jewish Observer
By Marc Katz and Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Felix Garfunkel was lucky. He lived. The Holocaust survivor found his life’s love in Erika, had three children, became a doctor and has lived since 1958 in the United States, mostly in the Dayton area, where he is now retired.
In August, The Ohio Society of Professional Journalists announced that Marshall Weiss, editor and publisher of The Dayton Jewish Observer, is the recipient of its 2014 first-place award for Best Religion Reporting in the category of newspapers with circulation below 75,000. Weiss won the award for his July 2013 piece
Dayton’s Jews of color share their stories By Michelle Tedford, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Janice Davies-May’s most recent steps on her lifelong spiritual journey were down the hallway at Temple Israel. It was the first Shabbat after her Oct. 19 Bat Mitzvah with the temple’s adult B’nai Mitzvah class.
In September, The Ohio Society of Professional Journalists announced that Marshall Weiss, editor and publisher of The Dayton Jewish Observer, is the recipient of its 2013 first-place award for Best Religion Reporting in the category of newspapers with circulation below 75,000. Weiss won the award for his July 2012 piece
Dayton Jewish Observer Editor and Publisher Marshall Weiss received two first-place awards from the American Jewish Press Association at its annual conference. AJPA announced the winners of its 2013 Simon Rockower Awards for Excellence in Jewish Journalism in Seattle on June 26. Weiss received the first-place award for Excellence in
On Aug. 29, The Ohio Society of Professional Journalists Awards competition announced that columns written for The Dayton Jewish Observer by Rabbi Bernard Barsky and Candace R. Kwiatek received first- and second-place awards in the category of Best Religion Reporting for publications with circulation below 100,000. Barsky, Beth Abraham Synagogue’s
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Dayton Jewish Observer columnist Candace R. Kwiatek has received the Religion Newswriters Association’s Gerald A. Renner Enterprise second-place award for her 2010 series in The Observer on The Ten Commandments. The first-place recipient was Tony Carnes of A Journey Through NYC Religions website. The third-place recipient of this award was New
Observer’s 10th Just before Passover in 1996, Jews across the Miami Valley opened their mailboxes to find a new community newspaper. Its aim was to connect a geographically dispersed and religiously diverse Jewish population. Ten years later, with numerous state and national awards to its name, The Dayton Jewish Observer