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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. Application deadline for 2021 is April 5.

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. Application deadline for 2021 is April 5.

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 2021 application materials is April 5.

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 2021 application materials is April 5

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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Hillel Academy celebrates six decades

‘Evolving with the times,’ K-6 Jewish day school thrives with project-based learning By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer When Hillel Academy opened as Dayton’s first Jewish day school in September 1961 — with just a kindergarten — the little fanfare it garnered was in Dayton’s daily papers. Nothing about The post Hillel Academy celebrates six decades appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

Update – Felony charges against 3 Miami U. students who vandalized Hillel’s sukkah lowered to criminal damages

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By Hannah Kasper Levinson, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Days after the final edits on his first novel, Sadness is a White Bird, Israeli American author Moriel Rothman-Zecher set out to create his next work of fiction. The discovery of a Yiddish poetry collection led to his new novel, The post 1930s Philadelphia setting of Rothman-Zecher’s 2nd novel appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

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