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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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11.24.17 Issue Lillian Weise Lerman passed away on Nov. 12. She was preceded in death by her husband George Lerman, brothers: Arthur, Daniel, George, David and sister, Doris. She is survived by her brother, Dr. Phillip Weise, Pasadena, CA., daughters and sons-in-law,...

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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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