Diann and Richard Bromberg at the Western Wall, Jerusalem during HonestReporting’s May trip to Israel
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Opinion by Richard and Diann Bromberg “Shabbat Shalom to my loving friends,” 23-year old Israeli Border Police Officer Staff-Sgt. Maj. Hadas Malka messaged along with a smiling selfie minutes before she was stabbed to death by a Palestinian terrorist outside Damascus Gate on Friday evening, June 16. In the hours

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Turning to Spirituality, a new series Family Education with Candace R. Kwiatek, The Dayton Jewish Observer “Let’s go on an adventure!” my grandchildren clamor, having picked up my daily refrain. Some days we’ve scouted out all the produce of a specific color in the market, picking one to take home

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The Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton will hold its 107th annual meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 16 at the Boonshoft CJCE, 525 Versailles Dr. in Centerville. The program will include elections of the Federation’s 2017-18 board and officers for its agencies, will honor community volunteers, and will celebrate

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The Ohio Society of Professional Journalists Awards competition announced in July that The Dayton Jewish Observer is the recipient of two of its first-place 2017 awards. Freelancer Michelle Tedford received the award for Best Medical/Science Reporting for her October 2016 article, Sweet project to save bees, crops. Observer Editor and

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With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer Natalie Davis, a graduate of UC Berkeley, has received her R.N. from Johns Hopkins. She now works in a neonatal unit at a hospital in Los Angeles. Her brother Parker Davis just graduated from Florida State. Their parents are Jill Davis and

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Quinoa Tabbouleh
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By Aly Miller, The Nosher Tabbouleh is a classic Middle Eastern salad made with bulgur, tomatoes and a high ratio of chopped fresh herbs. It’s easy to make, fresh, delicious and healthy, making it a much-beloved side dish around the world. Instead of classic bulgur, we wanted to try a

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Look for The Adventures of Bark Mitzvah Boy each month in The Dayton Jewish Observer and at this site.     To read the complete August 2017 Dayton Jewish Observer, click here.  

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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (2nd from R) speaks with a wounded
Syrian at the Galilee Medical Center in Nahariya, April 9. To the right of Rivlin is Dr. Masad Barhoum, general director of Galilee Medical Center. Photo: Amos Ben-Gershom/GPO.
Dayton

‘Caring for the sick and wounded extends beyond borders.’ By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer On a night in 2013, two years after the start of the Syrian Civil War, Syrian families placed their injured relatives on donkeys and approached the border fence with Israel. At a section where

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Temple Israel’s Rabbi Tina Sobo at Team USA's B'nai Mitzvah ceremony before the start of the 20th World Maccabiah Games in Jerusalem. Photo: Maccabi USA.
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By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Eight years ago, at the 18th World Maccabiah Games in Israel, Team USA swimmer Tina Sobo decided she wanted to become a rabbi. This July, Sobo returned to Israel for the 20th World Maccabiah Games as the assistant rabbi for Team USA. “When

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Hank Greenberg hits a third inning homer against the Philadelphia Phillies, April 29, 1947. Bettmann/CORBIS
Dayton

By Marc Katz, Special To The Observer If your legs go wobbly every time you see a historic baseball exhibit — and you’re especially interested if the exhibit is about Jewish players — the Skirball Museum at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati should be on your list

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