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Cathy’s Whim – Support for Israel

Cathy’s Whim – Support for Israel

The Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton has always been a fervent supporter of Israel. We believe in Israel’s right to exist as a safe and sovereign state. At this perilous time, it is incumbent on us to stay informed of the current situation in Israel and take action when necessary.

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2021 JCC Film Festival Starts June 8 — Tickets On Sale Now!

2021 JCC Film Festival Starts June 8 — Tickets On Sale Now!

The JCC’s 21st Annual Dayton Jewish Film Festival is kicking off opening night at the Dixie Twin Drive-In with the award-winning documentary Picture of His Life on Tuesday, June 8, $15 per car. DJ Butch Brown kicks off the celebration at 7PM, and the film will begin...

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Jewish Dayton Calendar

Jewish Dayton Calendar

Dayton Jewish Observer

Dayton Jewish Observer

Jewish Observer

Israel-Hamas conflict spills over to Dayton restaurant menu

Co-owner, also DPS board member, changes menu, apologizes for offending Jewish patrons By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer When Coco’s Bistro co-owner Karen Wick-Gagnet reopened her dining room as the Covid pandemic waned, she decided to include listings of “organizations to learn about and support through donation” on her The post Israel-Hamas conflict spills over to Dayton restaurant menu appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

A scammer has set up a fraudulent GoFundMe site naming Beth Abraham Synagogue retired Rabbi Samuel Press as the beneficiary. The Observer spoke with Press this morning and he confirms this site is fraudulent. This is a developing story. More information to come. The post Scam alert: fraudulent GoFundMe appears to aid retired Dayton rabbi appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

The Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton will present JewishDayton Together: A Community Forum on Israel and Antisemitism at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 27 via Zoom. Speakers representing the Israeli Consulate, Anti-Defamation League, and Hillel International will provide updates and talk about how the situation The post Jewish Dayton Community Forum on Israel and Antisemitism May 27 appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

Casey Goldman, lead museum educator with the Dayton Art Institute, will present Art, Government, Hope: Jewish Artists Contribute to WPA’s Federal Art Project via Zoom at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 10, hosted by the Jewish Community Relations Council. She’ll provide an overview of Jewish artists in the DAI’s collection who The post DAI’s lead educator on collection’s Jewish WPA artists appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

Mr. Mazel

If you happen to get a delivery from a Kroger grocery store in the near future, you’ll be able to thank a local family. Beth Flippo — who moved to our region in November with her husband, Christopher, and their four kids — is the chief technology officer for Telegrid The post Mr. Mazel appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

Israeli underwater photographer seeks Picture of His Life in Arctic

Documentary screening at Dixie Twin Drive-In opens Dayton JCC Film Fest June 8. By Michael Fox, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer The ocean, in its vastness, suits Amos Nachoum perfectly. It’s big enough for him to hide. Not from the great white sharks, orcas, manta rays, and other large The post Israeli underwater photographer seeks Picture of His Life in Arctic appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

By Rabbi Shmuel Klatzkin, Chabad of Greater Dayton Our holidays each bring out a very particular energy, each one appropriate to the time in which it comes. Yet that energy is meant to infuse us throughout the year. Thus, we do not stop thinking of freedom once Pesach is over, The post Listen to our soul’s deepest voice appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

Time to ‘re-soul’

Considering Creation Series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer On Friday afternoons just before Shabbat, my daughter’s family winds up its grandfather clock. Its chimes can be heard throughout the house. Time to rise. Time to work. Time to carpool. Time to study. Time to The post Time to ‘re-soul’ appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

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