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Bexley Mayor Ben Kessler announced Feb. 22 that he was lifting the citywide mask mandate amid declining COVID-19 case rates. According to a new release, businesses and institutions continue to be free to require the wearing of masks in public spaces, at their own discretion. Also, businesses…

Gallery Players, the theater troupe of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus, will again hold in-person performances after a year of remote shows due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The troupe, located in Bexley, is offering shows that they say will remind the community of the joy that t…

By many accounts, business in Bexley is coming back. After a tumultuous 18 months because of the COVID-19 pandemic, sources say that businesses in the city are expecting and looking forward to a more traditional second-half of the year and residents appear to be ready as well.

What does “living Jewishly” mean? And how does that manifest itself in the city of Bexley? Many people have spent at least a part of the past year considering our place in and our relationship to, the community around us. For many, Judaism is an integral part of that community.

Day one in Bexley City Schools has been more than I could have imagined. I have been fortunate to have been warmly welcomed by the faculty and staff, parents and the community. This community has built a tradition of excellence and a legacy that I look forward to continuing as I begin a new …

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Bexley native and American University student Elias David Weinstock, who died March 3 at age 20, was a “kid’s kid” who was both irreverent and filled with love and acceptance of others, whether they were family, friends or people he just met.

Looking for a Purim spiel or carnival to attend, either in person or virtually? The CJN has compiled what local synagogues and temples are doing for the holiday, which begins the evening of Feb. 25 and ends the evening of Feb. 26.

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