When someone mentions Jewish Family Services, what comes to mind? If you thought, “seniors,” you are not alone. While the majority of JFS clients are seniors, young adults and young families also use our services.
On April 25th, an anti-Semitic cartoon ran in the international edition of the Times, depicting the Prime Minister of Israel as a dog, leading a blind American president wearing a yarmulke. When I was made aware of this disturbing cartoon, I was deeply bothered.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton’s Presidents Dinner will celebrate its fifth anniversary this June.
Summer is on the horizon, and that means one thing for Jewish children – camp! Anyone who has experienced the fun and excitement of sleepaway camp knows its lasting impact.
In Early Childhood, when we think of summer camp we think of fun, fun, fun! As teachers, we look forward to planning and executing our summer theme and lesson plans. It never ceases to amaze me that we can play in the pools for eight weeks every day and the children still love every minute of their time in the water (us too)!
In the late afternoon of April 27, one person was killed and at least three others wounded when a gunman opened fire at worshipers in a Chabad synagogue in Poway, CA, near San Diego.
As many of you may be aware, today is a very special day. It is Administrative Professionals Day.
“In response to the unfolding event at Sinai—a Sinai of mind and heart, to be sure—we Israelites said ‘Yes!’ in a firm and committed way.”
I love to read. In fact, I make a point to read every day. There is something magical about escaping in the pages of a good book. Occasionally I come across a book that not only provides me that escape, but also proves to be transformative.
The 19th Annual Dayton Jewish Film Festival will open at the Dayton Art Institute on Tuesday, June 4 at 7 p.m. The festival (running June 4 through June 27) will bring to Dayton and Yellow Springs the best in Jewish and Israeli cinema.