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ABOUT THE FEDERATION

 

Jewish Federation of Omaha

Welcome to the world of the Jewish Federation of Omaha, where the values of compassion, generosity, and responsibility inspire us to improve the quality of life for people in Omaha, in Israel, and in over 70 countries. Together, we are doing a world of good.

Mission Statement

To build and sustain a strong and vibrant Omaha Jewish community and to support Jews in Israel and around the world

Core Values

Judaism + Collective Responsibility + Community + Education + Health and Well-being + Integrity + Leadership + Stewardship

Judaism

Incorporating Jewish ethics, morals and traditions to meet our mission.

Collective Responsibility

Caring for each other and providing basic human needs.

Community

Uniting the community through collaboration and partnerships.

Education

A dedication to life-long learning.

Health and Well-being

Promoting physical, social and emotional well-being.

Integrity

Acting in a sound, honest and unbiased manner.

Leadership

Identifying and developing strong lay and professional leaders.

Stewardship

Committing to the careful management of community resources.

The Jewish Federation of Omaha is where we, as a community, develop innovative responses to critical issues. Where anyone who needs help can get it and where an energized Jewish community grows and celebrates. And where everyone, including you, can make a world of difference right now.

      

2016-2017 JFO Board of Directors

Bruce Friedlander, President
Toba Cohen-Dunning
Eric Dunning
Jason Epstein
Jim Fried
Bruce Goldberg
Richard Heyman
Dana Kaufman
Jon Meyers
Scott Meyerson
Mike Norton
Carl Riekes
Mike Siegel
Jay Noddle, Immediate Past President