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JCC improves membership experience Alexander Hamilton’s Jewish connection, Part I Jeremy Wright leads discussion of Uncle Tungsten
 
JCC improves membership experience

JCC improves membership experience

2.5.16 Issue by Jason Epstein The JCC is currently undergoing both facility and [...]

Alexander Hamilton’s Jewish connection, Part I

Alexander Hamilton’s Jewish connection, Part I

2.5.16 Issue by Rich Juro             Editor’s note: See the Feb. 12 edition of the [...]

Jeremy Wright leads discussion of Uncle Tungsten

Jeremy Wright leads discussion of Uncle Tungsten

2.5.16 Issue by Mark Kirchhoff, Center for Jewish Life Thursday, Feb. 18 from 1-2 [...]

For Shabbat: Dafina, a Slow-Cooked Moroccan Stew

For Shabbat: Dafina, a Slow-Cooked Moroccan Stew

03 February 2016

 By Sabrina Ovadia (The Nosher via JTA) — Dafina is an iconic, slow-cooked Moroccan stew served especially on Shabbat. It has a long history and no two are the same. For centuries, Jewish women around the world have prepared some kind of similar dish each week, usually prepping the ingredients Friday to be served for lunch the next day. Although […]

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Between a Jewish mother and daughter, the cheesesteak that binds

Between a Jewish mother and daughter, the cheesesteak that binds

03 February 2016

By Sara Lippmann (Kveller via JTA) — My first transgression was a cheesesteak. I was 6 years old, maybe younger, staring down the gateway to deviance. If my dinner plate were the back page of Highlights for Children, I had the answer in the bag. What was wrong with the picture? A gross violation of […]

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JCC improves membership experience

JCC improves membership experience

03 February 2016

2.5.16 Issue by Jason Epstein The JCC is currently undergoing both facility and programming upgrades designed to enhance the membership experience. According to JCC Executive Director Mark Martin, “To further our mission of providing Jewish Omaha with a positive environment to gather for a wide range of activities, the leadership of the JCC has made […]

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Alexander Hamilton’s Jewish connection, Part I

Alexander Hamilton’s Jewish connection, Part I

03 February 2016

2.5.16 Issue by Rich Juro             Editor’s note: See the Feb. 12 edition of the Jewish Press for part II of this story.             Was Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of our country, Jewish?             What was his scandalous upbringing?             Could Hamilton have been President of the USA?             […]

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Jeremy Wright leads discussion of Uncle Tungsten

Jeremy Wright leads discussion of Uncle Tungsten

03 February 2016

2.5.16 Issue by Mark Kirchhoff, Center for Jewish Life Thursday, Feb. 18 from 1-2 p.m. in the Kripke Jewish Federation Library, the Dorothy Kaplan Book Discussion Group will welcome Jeremy Wright as lead discussant for its February selection, Uncle Tungsten: Memoires of a Chemical Boyhood, by Oliver Wolf Sacks. Author Oliver Wolf Sacks was a […]

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JFO expands benefits of Jewish Experience and Israel Experience Grant programs

JFO expands benefits of Jewish Experience and Israel Experience Grant programs

27 January 2016

1.29.16 Issue by Mark Kirchhoff, JFO staff writer The Jewish Federation of Omaha has recently approved expanded benefits for its Jewish Experience Grant (JEG) and Israel Experience Grant (IEG) programs. This action highlights its commitment to the youth in the community by encouraging participation in programs that have proven to be of tremendous value in […]

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