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Karachi’s lone Jewish cemetery

Karachi’s lone Jewish cemetery

By Leah Falk (Jewniverse via JTA) – It might seem that the only Jews left in Pakistan [...]

Homemade granola bars for Tu B’Shvat

Homemade granola bars for Tu B’Shvat

By Shannon Sarna (The Nosher via JTA) — I had not even heard of Tu b’Shvat [...]

Major donor event

Major donor event

1.30.15 Issue by Sherrie Saag, Communications, Jewish Federation of Omaha 2015 Annual [...]

Karachi’s lone Jewish cemetery

Karachi’s lone Jewish cemetery

30 January 2015

By Leah Falk (Jewniverse via JTA) – It might seem that the only Jews left in Pakistan are underground – in Karachi’s lone Jewish cemetery. But that’s not quite so. Faisal (Fishel) Benkhald, the son of a Muslim father and Iranian Jewish mother, dares to call himself a Jew in a country where the Jewish […]

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Homemade granola bars for Tu B’Shvat

Homemade granola bars for Tu B’Shvat

30 January 2015

By Shannon Sarna (The Nosher via JTA) — I had not even heard of Tu b’Shvat until college, when I attended a seder celebrating the holiday. And while it may sound a bit crunchy to celebrate a holiday for the trees, nuts and fruit, it comes at a time in our lives as modern Jews […]

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Major donor event

Major donor event

28 January 2015

1.30.15 Issue by Sherrie Saag, Communications, Jewish Federation of Omaha 2015 Annual Campaign co-chairs Norm and Suzy Sheldon and host Zoë Riekes welcomed our community’s major donors Tuesday evening, Jan. 13 for a special briefing with counter terrorism expert Dr. Howard Stoffer. The following morning, he participated in the Federation campus leadership meeting, discussing current […]

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Klutznick Learning Series

Klutznick Learning Series

28 January 2015

1.30.15 Issue by Mary Sue Grossman, Program Coordinator, The Center for Jewish Life Last year, the Center for Jewish Life introduced a new program, the Klutznick Learning Series. That first series focused on the Ten Commandments, and nearly 200 people attended over a six week period. Of unique interest – and great success – was […]

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February Mainstreeters activities benefit body and mind

February Mainstreeters activities benefit body and mind

28 January 2015

1.30.15 Issue by Ozzie Nogg Feeding both our minds and bodies is important for optimal mental and physical health. So take part in one or all of these February Mainstreeters offerings. They’re like booster shots for the entire you! Over the Counter Pain Relievers & What You Should Know About Them: Monday, Feb. 9, 1:30 […]

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Carol Bloch: Fierce reproductive rights activist

28 January 2015

1.30.15 Issue by Joey Hoffman What would you do if your mother endured 18 pregnancies in 22 years? Margaret Sanger, the iconic birth control activist, sex educator and nurse, fueled by this grim fact about her own matriarch, opened the Brownsville clinic in a Brooklyn storefront in 1912, the first birth control clinic in the […]

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