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Celebrating the Holidays with Family

What is your favorite Jewish holiday? What is your favorite memory? Is it hearing the blast of the shofar on Rosh Hashanah? Is it feeling the warmth of the lit candles of the menorah and the smell of latkes frying during Chanukah?

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Jewish Dayton Calendar

Jewish Dayton Calendar

Upcoming Events

Sat 24

Visiting Rabbi Candidate

August 23 @ 7:00 am - August 25 @ 12:00 pm
Beth Jacob Synagogue
7020 N Main St
Dayton OH
Sun 25

Grand Opening of Common Grounds Cafe at Temple Israel

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Temple Israel
130 Riverside Drive
Dayton OH
Sun 25

Kaleidoscope of Us! with Robyn Helzner Trio Concert

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beth Abraham
305 Sugar Camp Circle
Dayton OH
Sun 25

CTeen Kickoff Event

August 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Sep 04

LIFE & LEGACY Training 3

September 4 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boonshoft CJCE
525 Versailles Dr
Centerville OH
Sep 05

Music Appreciation Class

September 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Boonshoft CJCE
525 Versailles Dr.
Centerville OH
Sep 05

JFS Advisory Board Meeting

September 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Beth Abraham Synagogue
305 Sugar Camp Cir.
Dayton OH
Dayton Jewish Observer

Dayton Jewish Observer

Jewish Observer

By Rabbi Karen Bodney-Halasz, Temple Israel A pop-up notice scrolls across my news feed. September is National Preparedness Month, a time to promote planning for family and community disasters and eme [...]

By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer It’s been more than 40 years since the Dayton area has had a kosher restaurant. But that changed in July, when Priya and Napoleon Rajavelu opened Heavenly [...]

By Richard Bromberg My wife, Diann, and I ask a lot of questions about the Oregon District massacre. We are impacted in a different way than many. We are red flaggers. Red flaggers are forensic specia [...]

By Jane Kaufman, Cleveland Jewish News For years, Rabbi Frank Muller has taken security into consideration but never thought Youngstown’s Jewish community would be threatened by the rhetoric of a whit [...]

A Bisel Kisel with Masha Kisel, The Dayton Jewish Observer My great-grandmother Valentina lived surrounded by plants. Her balcony was lined with potted geraniums and violets; inside were wall to wall [...]

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 [...]

Our Dual Heritage Series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer On July 16, syndicated talk radio host Dennis Prager testified at a U.S. Senate hearing about the g [...]

Dr. Arthur Green, founding dean of the non-denominational rabbinical program at Hebrew College in Boston, will deliver two lectures as the keynote speaker for the 41st Annual Ryterband Symposium in Ju [...]

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