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Sokolof Merit Scholarships awarded

Sokolof Merit Scholarships awarded

4.18.14 Issue by Mary Bort, Endowment Assistant/Staff Writer, Jewish Federation of [...]

Biggest BBYO Spring Regional Convention yet

Biggest BBYO Spring Regional Convention yet

4.18.14 Issue by Leora Werner, BBYO/Teen Director In Kansas City from April 3-6, [...]

Compassion: Through the eyes of Sandy Nogg

Compassion: Through the eyes of Sandy Nogg

4.18.14 Issue by Ozzie Nogg The Passover Seder features four sons, four glasses of [...]

Temple Israel Blood Drive

Temple Israel Blood Drive

17 April 2014

by David Golbitz   For the last six years, Temple Israel has met or exceeded its quota of blood donations and on Sunday, April 27, the congregation is looking to make it six straight for its annual Red Cross Blood Drive.   “Blood donations are always needed,” Executive Director Dennis DePorte said. “And giving blood […]

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Sokolof Merit Scholarships awarded

Sokolof Merit Scholarships awarded

17 April 2014

4.18.14 Issue by Mary Bort, Endowment Assistant/Staff Writer, Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation College-bound seniors Mallory Rogers and Tyler Siegel have each been awarded a $10,000 Phil and Ruth Sokolof Honor Roll Merit Scholarship. These awards are not based on need, but on the late Phil Sokolof’s criteria of personal achievement, scholastic performance, community service […]

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Biggest BBYO Spring Regional Convention yet

Biggest BBYO Spring Regional Convention yet

17 April 2014

4.18.14 Issue by Leora Werner, BBYO/Teen Director In Kansas City from April 3-6, Omaha teens joined over 225 staff and BBYO’ers for a fun-filled 3-day meaningful Jewish experience. On Thursday evening, teens were eager to meet new friends and played several great icebreaker games and a fear factor competition in which our very own Sophomore […]

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Compassion: Through the eyes of Sandy Nogg

Compassion: Through the eyes of Sandy Nogg

17 April 2014

4.18.14 Issue by Ozzie Nogg The Passover Seder features four sons, four glasses of wine, four questions. In this, and upcoming editions of the Jewish Press, we will ask our questions through the eyes of four Jewish Family Service professionals. And just as with the Haggadah, in the telling we will learn. This week, we […]

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Amanda Simon

17 April 2014

4.18.14 Issue Amanda Simon, daughter of Jill and Scott Simon, will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, April 26, at Beth El. Amanda is a seventh-grade student at Beadle Middle School. Her interests include dance, soccer, hanging out with friends and attending Herzl Camp. She has a brother, Jake. Grandparents are Yvonne and Joe Simon […]

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Shelby Hale Goodman

17 April 2014

4.18.14 Issue Shelby Hale Goodman, daughter of Jen and Scott Goodman, will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, April 26, at Temple Israel. Shelby is a seventh-grade Honor Roll student at Lewis and Clark Middle School. Her interests include volleyball, running and spending summers at Camp Sabra. For her mitzvah project, Shelby watered flower baskets […]

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