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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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Ethel Grossman

8.11.17 Issue Ethel Grossman passed away Aug. 4 at age 105. Services were held on Aug. 6 in Golden Hill Cemetery, 42nd and Brown Street. She was preceded in death by her husband, Moe Louis Grossman; three brothers, one sister, and grandson, Scott Michael. She is...

Lawrence P. Pollack

7.28.17 Issue Lawrence P. Pollack passed away May 21 at age 83. A celebration of life with military honors will be held on Saturday, Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. at the Magnolia Hotel, 1615 Howard St. All are welcome to attend. He was preceded in death by parents Harold and...

Lucille Epstein

7.28.17 Issue Lucille Epstein passed away on July 19 at age 95. Services were held July 21 at Beth El Cemetery Chapel, 84th & L. She was preceded in death by husband, Jack G. Epstein; brothers, Norman and Harold Abrahamson. She is survived by daughter, Ronee...

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7.21.17 Issue Michelle and Ryan Malashock of Bentonville, AR, announce the June 30 birth of their son, Foster Rice. He is named for his great-grandfathers, Floyd Anderson Jr. and David Rice. Grandparents are Jody and Neal (Buzz) Malashock and Sheryl and Russell...

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7.21.17 Issue Laura and Rabbi Ari Dembitzer, announce the May 21 birth of their daughter, Rina Vivian. She is named for her maternal great-grandmother. Grandparents are Tzivya and David Dembitzer of Brooklyn, NY, Sharon Klibanow of Chicago, and Marc Klibanow of...

Ethel Grossman

8.11.17 Issue Ethel Grossman passed away Aug. 4 at age 105. Services were held on Aug. 6 in Golden Hill Cemetery, 42nd and Brown Street. She was preceded in death by her husband, Moe Louis Grossman; three brothers, one sister, and grandson, Scott Michael. She is... 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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