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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7.13.18 Issue Alison “Ali” E. Slosburg passed away on June 28 at age 24 after a battle with leukemia. Service were held on July 1 at Beth El, 14506 California St. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Eleanor Slosburg and Barbara and Eddie Gorelick. She is...

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7.13.18 Issue Merle Bernard Potash passed away July 6 at age 86 at the Rose Blumkin Jewish Home. Services were held July 9 at Beth El Synagogue with internment at Mount Sinai Cemetery. He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Ida (Dolgoff) Potash, brothers...

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Alison E. Slosburg

7.13.18 Issue Alison “Ali” E. Slosburg passed away on June 28 at age 24 after a battle with leukemia. Service were held on July 1 at Beth El, 14506 California St. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Eleanor Slosburg and Barbara and Eddie Gorelick. She is... 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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