ShalomDayton is an initiative of the 2016 graduating class of the Leadership Institute of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton.
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On Tuesday night, as we gathered together to mourn the eleven people who were killed this past Saturday at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh and to pray for the injured, something truly inspiring happened to me.read more
In the course of five hours today, I had three meetings which focused on the challenges of finding time on the community calendar in which an event or program isn’t already taking place.read more
Hillel Academy Ensures Jewish Learning and Provides Global Connections through Israeli Twinning Program
Students benefit from expert guidance paired with Federation resourcesread more
Dayton's hometown advantage and growing opportunities encourage young adults to return to their roots If you have spent any time in downtown Dayton recently, you’ve probably noticed the city looks vastly different than it did a decade ago. Areas that were...read more
As a transplant from Florida, I have my own college rivalries. When I arrived in Dayton, I could not have imagined how strong the rivalry is between The Ohio State University and ~well, that school north of us. I learned very quickly that certain names are better left...read more
What if I told you the Dayton Jewish community just received $500 million? How would you use it to enhance our community? At a recent Jewish Dayton Dreams Big Community Task Force meeting, this question was asked of the participants. A variety of answers...read more
If you’ve heard anything about YAD (Young Adult Division) lately, you know the young Jewish population in Dayton is booming. Cheryl Carne, Director of External Relations, seems to cross paths with new or unaffiliated young adults in Dayton almost weekly....read more