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Jewish Dayton Blog

Jewish Dayton Blog

Paying it Forward for Future Generations

On December 2, 1987, the names of 20 individuals were presented to the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton’s Board as the proposed Board of Trustees for the newly formed Jewish Foundation.

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Leading the Way

As individuals, our interests and passions vary. One’s ability to take a piece of their passion and give it to an organization through volunteer work is such an amazing gift.

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Jewish Dayton Calendar

Jewish Dayton Calendar

Upcoming Events

Mon 21

Tu B’Shevat

January 21
Mon 21

Winter Camp Shalom

January 21 @ 8:45 am - 3:45 pm
Boonshoft CJCE
525 Versailles Dr.
Centerville OH
Mon 21

CKids Club – Goodness Grows in Dayton

January 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Boonshoft CJCE
525 Versailles Dr
Centerville OH
Tue 22

Interfaith Lunch & Learn

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Epiphany Lutheran Church
6430 Far Hills Ave
Dayton OH
Tue 22

Tuesdays at the J: Getting ready for Vegas! Euchre

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boonshoft CJCE
525 Versailles Dr.
Centerville OH
Wed 23

Family Social

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boonshoft CJCE
525 Versailles Dr.
Centerville OH
Thu 24

Canceled: Speaking of That: Food Memoir Class

January 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Boonshoft CJCE
525 Versailles Dr.
Centerville OH
Dayton Jewish Observer

Dayton Jewish Observer

Jewish Observer

By Josefin Dolsten, JTA With the Women’s March only days away, local chapters and major progressive groups are continuing to distance themselves from the national leadership, which is scrambling to ho [...]

National Women’s March leaders’ tolerance for antisemitism overshadows local event Editor’s note: The Dayton Women’s March has been cancelled due to inclement weather hitting the Dayton area on Saturd [...]

An Interview With Moriel Rothman-Zecher By Marshall Weiss, The Observer It’s been a year of roller coaster highs and lows for Moriel Rothman-Zecher, who with his wife, Kayla, moved from Jerusalem to h [...]

By Martha Moody Jacobs, Special To The Observer Women who are activists in Dayton’s interfaith community met their counterparts from Israel when the Jewish Federation hosted a delegation of 13 Israeli [...]

By Masha I. Kisel, Special To The Observer Mr. Lieberman, the principal of Solomon Schechter Day School in Chicago, called all the Russian fifth graders into his office. He drew a triangle on the gree [...]

By Jane Kaufman, Cleveland Jewish News More than 400 Jews packed Temple Shomer Emunim in Sylvania Township on Dec. 11 to hear about a Holland, Ohio man’s plot to attack two Toledo-area synagogues. Dam [...]

By Ben Sales, JTA The advance copies of Deborah Lipstadt’s new book, Antisemitism Here and Now, display a cover photo of a white supremacist carrying a tiki torch. But that iconic image of the August [...]

With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Observer Filmmaker Julia Reichert is the recipient of the 2018 International Documentary Association’s Career Achievement Award. Her new documentary with Steven Bognar, A [...]

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