We, the Friends of Partnership2Gether: Western Galilee and the Central Area Consortium ( including the Jewish Federation of Omaha) express our support and solidarity with the Jewish community of Omaha at this time of the desecration of the Jewish cemetery of Temple... read more
We in the Temple Israel community, like so many others in Omaha and across the country, are saddened, angered, and disgusted by the vandalism of our congregational cemetery. On Tuesday, Nov. 5, it was discovered that approximately 50 headstones had been toppled or... read more
Alan Potash CEO, Jewish Federation of Omaha Jon Meyers President, Jewish Federation of Omaha We learned last week about the vandalism that took place at an Omaha Jewish institution. Yes; a cemetery is an institution. When one of our institutions is the target of... read more
Amanda Silva Ryan 2019 Omaha Jewish Film Festival committee member We have all heard the classic story of Romeo and Juliet. Two young lovers are torn apart due to familial discord, all to end tragically. Leona is not that story. This film, directed by Isaac Cherem and... read more
Einat Admony This recipe originally appeared on The Nosher. Israel has a large Ethiopian Jewish community, but the majority of Israelis are not familiar with their unique cuisine. I, however, have always felt super connected with Ethiopian culture, partly because I... read more
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11.15.19 Issue Renee Plotkin Handleman passed away on Nov. 4 at age 87. She was preceded in death by husband Morris Handleman, siblings Natalie Giventer, Marilyn Ginsberg and Norman Plotkin. She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Allan and Maureen Handleman,...
11.15.19 Issue Michael Edward Mogil passed away on Oct. 30 at age 80. Services were held Nov. 3 at Temple Israel. He was preceded in death by parents, Charles and Ethel Mogil. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Suzi; son and daughter-in-law, Todd and Leslie Mogil...
11.8.19 Issue Joanne L. Freeman passed away on Nov. 2 at age 88. Services will be held Sunday, Nov. 10, 12:30 p.m. at Temple Israel with luncheon to follow. She is survived by husband of 70 years Jerry; sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Robyn Freeman and John and...
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