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WHIM Special Edition: Important Announcement

WHIM Special Edition: Important Announcement

WHIM Special Edition: Important Announcement Good Afternoon, It is with a great deal of admiration and respect, as well as a bit of sadness, that today I announce the impending retirement of two of our wonderful employees ~ Cheryl Carne and Jane Hochstein. As we plan...

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Jewish Dayton Calendar

Jewish Dayton Calendar

Dayton Jewish Observer

Dayton Jewish Observer

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Telling their own stories

Through SlidingDors, children of Holocaust survivors learn skills to keep remembrance alive By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Their parents didn’t talk about it when they were growing up. The children of Holocaust survivors didn’t talk about it with each other, either. Now, with markedly fewer Holocaust survivors each The post Telling their own stories appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

Three monthly drive-thrus for Temple Israel’s Jewish Cultural Festival

With the topsy-turvy year we’ve had navigating the pandemic, Temple Israel will bring us a Purim celebration two weeks after Passover. This will be the first of three monthly Taste of the Jewish Cultural Festival drive-thru events the temple will present this year on Friday evenings instead of the full-day The post Three monthly drive-thrus for Temple Israel’s Jewish Cultural Festival appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

Beth Abraham  to honor Women of Valor virtually, May 5

Beth Abraham Synagogue will honor seven women for their efforts on behalf of the Jewish and general communities when it holds its Tenth Women of Valor ceremony, streaming live via StreamSpot, Wednesday, May 5 at noon. Women of Valor 2021 honorees are Phyllis Pavlofsky Allen, Tara L. Feiner, Helen Ostreicher The post Beth Abraham to honor Women of Valor virtually, May 5 appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

A tale of Jewish mobsters fighting Nazis…in New Jersey

By Dan Pine, j. The Jewish News of Northern California Once upon a time in America, it was OK to punch Nazis. In the years before World War II, many German Americans had sworn allegiance to Hitler. Goose-stepping down Main Street, waving swastika banners, sending their kids to Nazi summer The post A tale of Jewish mobsters fighting Nazis…in New Jersey appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s true crime thriller

At the outset of Katherine Ellison’s career in journalism 30 years ago, she accidentally libeled someone as guilty of planning a murder even though the woman wasn’t charged with a crime in that murder trial. The woman ended up suing Ellison and her newspaper for $11 million. Years later, as The post Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s true crime thriller appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

The pinnacle of creation

Considering Creation Series Jewish Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek Commonly referred to as the “king of beasts,”the lion owes its royal nickname in part to a prominent crown-like mane, but even more to its status as an apex predator, one of a select few at the top of the The post The pinnacle of creation appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

The best Passover pancakes

Recipe and Photos by Joe Baur, The Nosher So you’ve gotten through the Seder meals and are looking for something easy and, dare I say, tasty to eat during Passover week? Look no further than chremslach (chremsl in the singular), better known as matzah meal pancakes, a lesser-known delicacy of The post The best Passover pancakes appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

The Greater Dayton Yom Hashoah Remembrance will be livestreamed at 4 p.m., Sunday, April 11. This year’s program will honor the nine known area Holocaust survivors along with student winners of the annual Max May and Lydia May Memorial Holocaust Art and Writing Contest. The observance is sponsored by the The post Virtual Yom Hashoah Remembrance April 11 appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

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