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Scholarships

Residential Camp Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible through the Carole Rabinowitz Youth Jewish Experience Fund and the Joan and Peter Wells and Rebecca Linville Family, Children and Youth Fund.

Funds are available for local youths planning to participate in a Jewish residential camp program during the summer of 2019. Application deadline is February 28. Awards will be announced on March 22.

Wolfe Marcus Trust Youth Travel to Israel Scholarship

Dayton area Jewish teens and young adults, ages 14-21, are invited to apply for the Wolfe Marcus Trust Youth Travel to Israel Scholarship. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and plan to travel to Israel during the summer of 2019. Application deadline is February 28. Awards will be announced on March 22.

Heuman Scholarship

Since its creation in 2006, the Vicky & Robert Heuman Scholarship has been awarded annually to an undergraduate or graduate student who demonstrates both academic achievement and financial need. The scholarship is open to Jewish Dayton area residents. Deadline for application materials is March 22. Award will be announced on April 12.

If you have any questions, or would like to request an application, please contact Alisa Thomas athomas@jfgd.net or at (937) 610-1796.

Interest-Free Student Loans


Student loans are available courtesy of the Lillian E. Finn Memorial Student Loan Fund and the Cantor Student Loan Fund for undergraduate or graduate students who are Jewish Dayton area residents. Deadline for application materials is March 22. Loans will be announced on April 12.

If you have any questions, or would like to request an application, please contact Alisa Thomas athomas@jfgd.net or at (937) 610-1796.

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By Rabbi Benjamin G. Azriel, Temple Beth Or Electing a “precedent” is never an easy time for a community. Evaluating values, learning about the history of the concepts, incorporating morality into our lives are all parts of determining the precedent that we will elect. At Makor, Temple Beth Or’s Sunday The post Learning from our ‘precedential’ election appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

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By Sophie Panzer , Jewish Exponent In 2012, a woman named Alice took a DNA test and expected it to reveal that her entire family hailed from Irish American and British ancestry. Instead, the test revealed that half her DNA was Ashkenazi Jewish. Her attempts to understand the results and The post Libby Copeland: DNA testing reveals family secrets, complicates identity appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

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