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Great Motivator Challenges, Inspires

Thick with suspense, the narrative of Dr. Gill Heart challenged and inspired nearly 70 people who came to draw from his inspiration and get their “Mind in Control”. A passionate speaker, Gill Heart led an interactive workshop Monday evening April 16th at...

Federation to honor Volunteers of the Year

4.27.12 Issue Sherrie Saag, Communications Specialist, Jewish Federation of Omaha They are energetic, supportive, dependable, resourceful and enthusiastic about their work. They are our community volunteers; the heart and soul of what makes Jewish Omaha tick. On...

Teens do it all

4.27.12 Issue Sherrie Saag, Communications Specialist, Jewish Federation of Omaha The challenge to do all and be all is well known to high school students and their parents. The pressure to impress on a college application is its own kind of stress. This year’s...

Education is Amy Friedman’s mission

4.27.12 Issue Annette van de Kamp-Wright, Editor of the Jewish Press On May 15, when the primary elections are held, there will be a familiar name on the ballot for Millard residents. Amy Friedman, who will retire as Millard Public School spokeswoman on May 31, has...
Mainstreeters welcomes the merry month of May

Mainstreeters welcomes the merry month of May

4.27.12 Issue by Ozzie Nogg Just like spring flowers, Mainstreeters activities are abloom this month. So mark your calendars for these upcoming programs. 10 Point Pitch: A Brain Training Game. Tuesdays, May 1 and 8. Free sessions run from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the...

Eliana Miriam Schuller

Eliana Miriam Schuller, daughter of Dan Schuller, MD and Yaffa Podbilewicz-Schuller, PhD, will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, May 5, at Beth El. Eliana is a seventh-grade  Honor Roll student at Kiewit Middle School and a Friedel Jewish Academy graduate. Her...

Joshua David Kurtzman

Joshua David Kurtzman, son of Jordana Kurtzman, will become a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, May 5, at Beth Israel. Joshua is a sixth-grade student at Columbian Elementary School. His interests include studying sharks and astronomy, visting national monuments and museums,...

Rabbi Gilbert Lewis Shoham

Rabbi Gilbert Lewis Shoham, 81, of Overland Park, KS passed away April 20. Services were held on April 22, at the Louis Memorial Chapel in Kansas City, MO. Chapel services and burial were held on April 23 at Eden Memorial Park in Mission Hills, CA. He was preceded in...

Rabbi Wolfgang Hamburger

Rabbi Wolfgang Hamburger, former Rabbi of Congegation B’nai Jeshurun in Lincoln, died at the age of 93 on March 20 in St. Joseph, MO. Services were held on March 23 at Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Private Family Interment Temple Adath Joseph Cemetery. He...