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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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Moshe Gershovich

Moshe Gershovich

2.24.17 Issue Moshe Gershovich passed away Feb. 8 at age 57. A memorial service will be held Friday, Feb. 24 at UNO’s Thompson Alumni Center. Services will be from 11 a.m.-Noon followed by a luncheon. He was preceded in death by his father, Arye Gershovich. He...
Bernard S. Finkelstein

Bernard S. Finkelstein

2.24.17 Issue Bernard S. Finkelstein of Memphis, TN (formerly of St. Louis, MO) passed away Feb. 12 at age 79  with his family by his side. Services were held Feb. 15 at Beth Sholom Memorial Gardens in Memphis, TN. He was preceded in death by his parents, Irvan and...

Saylan/Schwartz

2.24.17 Issue Amy Leigh Saylan and Luke Louis Schwartz were married Nov. 26, 2016 at the Hilton Omaha. The ceremony was officiated by Rabbi Hillel Greene. The bride is the daughter of Jacki and Steve Saylan, and the granddaughter of the late Edythe and Arthur...

Levine/Ungar

2.24.17 Issue Jodi Levine and Jon Ungar are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be graduated from The University of Kansas in 2009 with a degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Strategic Communication. She now lives in Denver, Colorado, where she works in...
Ramelle Joy Ferer Monsky

Ramelle Joy Ferer Monsky

2.10.17 Issue Ramelle Joy Ferer Monsky passed away Jan. 26 in Palm Desert, CA, at the age of 85. Private services were held in Palm Desert. She was preceded in death by parents, Hyman and Anne Ferer, husband, Hubert “Hub” W. Monsky, daughter, Sharon Lynn...
Eleanore Osheroff

Eleanore Osheroff

2.10.17 Issue Former Omahan Eleanore Osheroff of Huntington Beach, CA, passed away at age 86. Services were held Jan. 29 in Newport Beach, CA. She was preceded in death by her son, Neal, sister, Florence Belmont, and brother, Charles Fredkin. She is survived by...
Harry David Richman

Harry David Richman

2.3.17 Issue Harry David Richman, Haim Dovid ben Simcha v’Sheyndl passed away Jan. 4 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Services were held Jan. 6 at Waldheim Cemetery outside of Chicago, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Jennie Richman, and sisters: Esther...

Moshe Gershovich

2.24.17 Issue Moshe Gershovich passed away Feb. 8 at age 57. A memorial service will be held Friday, Feb. 24 at UNO’s Thompson Alumni Center. Services will be from 11 a.m.-Noon followed by a luncheon. He was preceded in death by his father, Arye Gershovich. He... read more

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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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