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Telling a good story

by Annette van de Kamp-Wright     Once a year, editors of Jewish newspapers around the country get out of the office and attend the American Jewish press Association’s conference. This year, we met in Philadelphia; I was there thanks to a generous grant from...

How to cook like a man

Cookbook review by Oliver Pollak How to Cook Like a Man, A Memoir of Cookbook Obsession by Daniel Duane New York: Bloomsbury, 2012, $24     This is a bibliographic culinary romp of preparing and eating foods from books by famous chefs. Daniel Duane, of...
JCCs of North America Biennial in New Orleans

JCCs of North America Biennial in New Orleans

6.22.12 Issue by Aaron Rosenfeld, Executive Director, Jewish Community Center of OmahSourceURL:file://localhost/Volumes/server/Website%206.20.12.doc Last month, JCC President John Glazer and I attended the JCCs of North America Biennial conference in New Orleans. The...
Join the club

Join the club

6.22.12 Issue by Annette van de Kamp-Wright, Editor of the Jewish Press It’s been a very exciting year for the Jewish Press. We’ve had some staff changes, and we launched a brand new website. We also completed two successful special editions, for Rosh Hashanah and...
NCJW honors volunteers at installation

NCJW honors volunteers at installation

6.22.12 Issue by Sharon Houchin, Co-Vice President of Public Realations, NCJW-Omaha Section The National Council of Jewish Women-Omaha Section installed officers for 2012-2013 on Sunday, June 10, at the home of Marcia Pitlor. In addition to installing the new board,...

Star Catering opens Snack Shack at JCC pool

6.22.12 Issue by Ozzie Nogg            With the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swim Team Trials now being held at the CenturyLink Center, aquatics is center stage in Omaha, water sports are currently center stage at the Jewish Community Center, too. Especially since swimmers can...

Cecily (Gross) Golbitz

6.22.12 Issue Cecily (Gross) Golbitz of Omaha, formerly of Pittsburgh, PA, passed away June 12 at age 93. Services were held on June 19 at B’Nai Israel Cemetery, Penn Hills, PA. She was preceded in death by husband, William (Bill) Golbitz; daughter, Beth Adams;...

Tippi and Steve Denenberg

6.22.12 Issue Tippi and Steve Denenberg announce the April 5 birth of their son, Solomon Herbert Denenberg. He has two brothers, Danny and Michael, and two sisters, Sasha and Sima. Grandparents are Carolyn and Bernie Magid, and Eunice and Norm...

Katy and Joe Platt

6.22.12 Issue Katy and Joe Platt of Kansas City announce the May 22 birth of their daughter, Cecilia. She has two sisters, Lila and Estee. Grandparents are Barbara and Mike Platt, and Jill and Tom Turner of Kansas...