Featured Stories
Sign up now for Reunion! Belzer Family Reunion: A long lost brother’s family is found Experiencing the Bomb Shelter at Ben Gurion Airport
 
Sign up now for Reunion!

Sign up now for Reunion!

7.18.14 Issue by Claudia Sherman for the Omaha Jewish Reunion You won’t want to miss [...]

Belzer Family Reunion: A long lost brother’s family is found

Belzer Family Reunion: A long lost brother’s family is found

7.18.14 Issue by Jacquelyn Silverman I wish my grandfather, Ben Nachman, were still [...]

Experiencing the Bomb Shelter at Ben Gurion Airport

Experiencing the Bomb Shelter at Ben Gurion Airport

7.18.14 Issue by Mary Sue Grossman, The Center for Jewish Life Eliad Eliyahu Ben [...]

Sign up now for Reunion!

Sign up now for Reunion!

16 July 2014

7.18.14 Issue by Claudia Sherman for the Omaha Jewish Reunion You won’t want to miss out on all the fun and festivities! Registration is happening now. Go to www.omahajewishreunion.com to complete an online registration, call Mary Bernstein at 402.391.0708 or pick up a registration form on the Federation campus. It’s that easy! Once a meatpacking […]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, Local News, Special EventsComments Off

Belzer Family Reunion: A long lost brother’s family is found

Belzer Family Reunion: A long lost brother’s family is found

16 July 2014

7.18.14 Issue by Jacquelyn Silverman I wish my grandfather, Ben Nachman, were still alive today so he could celebrate a miracle with his family. In August, over 100 Belzer Family members will gather in Omaha to meet the family of one of Ben’s uncles who he thought had died in the Holocaust. The story begins […]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, Local News, Special EventsComments Off

Experiencing the Bomb Shelter at Ben Gurion Airport

Experiencing the Bomb Shelter at Ben Gurion Airport

16 July 2014

7.18.14 Issue by Mary Sue Grossman, The Center for Jewish Life Eliad Eliyahu Ben Shushan, Omaha’s Community Shaliach, along with his wife Sara and their children, Nehoray, Shilat and Amitay, returned to Omaha on July 9 after a visit in Israel. Shortly after arriving at Ben Gurion Airport, the sirens sounded and the family found […]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, Israel, Local News, Special Events, World NewsComments Off

Talmud scholars of the Tiger Nation

Talmud scholars of the Tiger Nation

16 July 2014

7.18.14 Issue by Sara Cohen, Jewish Press Intern Walking the cobblestone, Chinese lantern-lined paths of Jiufen Old Street in Taipei, I brushed past a man sporting a familiar blue insignia on his white T-shirt. Shocked, I spun instantly around, trying to decipher the combination of ancient letters on the man’s back before he disappeared into […]

Read the full story

Posted in Local NewsComments Off

Carita (Cari) Brown Sommer

Carita (Cari) Brown Sommer

16 July 2014

7.18.14 Issue Carita (Cari) Brown Sommer passed away on July 8 at age 89. No services were held. Her ashes will be in Tel Aviv Israel. She was preceded in death by son Mark. She is survived by daughter Leni; daughter in-law, Lisa; extraordinary friend, Betty Winther; and other treasured friends. Cari graduated from Edmundson […]

Read the full story

Posted in Local News, ObituariesComments Off

Harold Fox

Harold Fox

16 July 2014

7.18.14 Issue Harold Fox passed away on July 8 at the age of 95. Services were held on July 11 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, 42nd and Redick Ave. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Stein Fox. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Mary Fox, and daughter and son-in-law, […]

Read the full story

Posted in Local News, ObituariesComments Off

Zoom OutReset ZoomZoom In

Contact the Jewish Press

The Jewish Press, 333 South 132nd St. Omaha, Nebraska, 68154-2198 email to: jpress@jewishomaha.org phone: 402-334-6448 fax: 402-334-5422