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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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10.20.17 Issue Jerome (Jerry) Lerner passed away on Oct. 1 at age 91. Burial took place in St. Louis, MO. He was preceded in death by his parents, Maurice and Ida Lerner and his loving brother, Bennett Lerner, and son-in-law, Stanley Wilensky. He is survived by his...

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10.20.17 Issue Abbey Michael Milder, daughter of Emily Milder and Timothy Duffy, will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 28, at Temple Israel. Abbey is a seventh grade Honor Roll student at Elkhorn Ridge Middle School. Abbey enjoys playing softball for WWAA,... 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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