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Preparing for Assault

  Parsha Naso   Like any good leader, Moses wanted to know clearly on whom he could rely as they prepared to charge into the “Promised Land.” Thus he took a census of the able bodied men who could be counted on to conquer the Canaanites and make that land...

Gentlemen, start your ovens

by Lois Friedman Cook-offs, throw-downs, competitive cupcakes, top-chefs all conjure up images of men cooking and competing in food careers in kitchens all over town.  In a recent Wall Street Journal article I read of the Generation X author’s opinion, “Men of...

Blame

by Annette van de Kamp-Wright Much has been written, said, and sometimes yelled about the Internet. It’s a vile place where opinionated scarecrows hide the hate and prejudice they don’t dare to share in public. There’s porn, and there are scams, and threats; there are...
Rabbi Craig Lewis installed at B’nai Jeshurun

Rabbi Craig Lewis installed at B’nai Jeshurun

6.01.12 Issue by Sarah Kelen The Temple’s historic sanctuary was full, as Temple members, members of Tifereth Israel, a number of Lincoln’s Christian clergy, and other members of the wider community joined together to welcome Rabbi Lewis and to share in Shabbat...

NCJW board installation

6.01.12 Issue by Jan Fischer   The National Council of Jewish Women Omaha Section’s Installation of Officers will be held on Sunday, June 10, at 11 a.m. The event will be held at the home of Marcia Pitlor, 13303 Eagle Run Drive. The Officers for 2012-2013 are:...
What’s in a name…

What’s in a name…

6.01.12 Issue by Ozzie Nogg On April 1 of this year, Karen Gustafson’s promotion to Executive Director of Jewish Family Service became official. “It’s extremely morale boosting to know that one’s hard work is recognized and rewarded,” Gustafson said. “I’m very...

Epstein/Schackman

6.01.12 Issue Brittany Dawn Epstein and Michael Brandon Schackman were married on Oct. 23, 2011, at Beth El in Omaha. The ceremony was officiated by Rabbi Paul Drazen of New York and Rabbi Mordechai Levin. The bride is the daughter of Harriet and Ronald Epstein. She...

Millward/Kronberg

6.01.12 Issue Stephanie Patricia Rose Millward and Brian Kent Kronberg were married March 24 at the Paxton Ballroom in Omaha. Rabbi Aryeh Azriel performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Sue and David Millward. She graduated from University of...

Marti and George Poulos

6.01.12 Issue Marti and George Poulos announce the May 4 birth of their son, Evan Harry. He is named for his maternal grandmother, Helen Evelyn Finkel and his paternal grandmother, Eleni Poulos. He has a brother, Leo Poulos Grandparents are Joel and Lois Finkel, and...