Humanitarian of the Year

Dr. Howard Gendelman will receive the Jewish Federation of Omaha Humanitarian of the Year Award.

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Orthodox rabbis join the conversation on LGBTQ inclusion

By Gabe Friedman NEW YORK (JTA) – A group of modern Orthodox rabbis have done what advocates for Orthodox gays and lesbians say would have been unthinkable as recently as five years ago: They spoke at a conference on the treatment of gay, lesbian and transgender... read more

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9.21.18 Issue Rachel Jacobson and Stephen Osberg announce the Aug. 15 birth of their daughter, Ri Jacobson Osberg. She is named for her paternal Grandmother, Lori Nelson. She has a big sister, Cleo. Grandparents are Nancy Jacobson and the late David Jacobson of Omaha,...

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RI Jacobson Osberg

9.21.18 Issue Rachel Jacobson and Stephen Osberg announce the Aug. 15 birth of their daughter, Ri Jacobson Osberg. She is named for her paternal Grandmother, Lori Nelson. She has a big sister, Cleo. Grandparents are Nancy Jacobson and the late David Jacobson of Omaha,... read more

Happy Hanukkah

Hanukkah is late this year on the regular calendar, and that means we are nearing the end of 2016. It’s been a big year for us; our sales are finally doing better, and as a result you have seen our paper grow considerably. Now, we have one more surprise for our... read more

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