For generations to come

For generations to come

8.24.12 Issue by Sherrie Saag, Communications Specialist, Jewish Federation of Omaha “We need everyone, especially the next generation of women, to understand what Campaign does in every corner of our community,” said Anne Shackman, Chair of the Lion of Judah division...

Funk band rocks the Backyard

8.24.12 Issue by Sherrie Saag, Communications Specialist, Jewish Federation of Omaha Show up to the Federation campus backyard Sunday night, Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. when Satchel Grande, well-known local funk rock band, takes the stage for the 2nd Backyard Concert of the...

Hornstein Law Scholarship awarded

8.24.12 Issue by Mary Bort, Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation The Bennett G. Hornstein Memorial Scholarship for aspiring or current law students has been awarded to Caroline Keating for the 2012-2013 school year. She is from Omaha and attended Duchesne Academy....

Jacob Wigodsky

8.24.12 Issue    Jacob Wigodsky, son of Tereza Wigodsky and Andrew Wigodsky, will become a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Aug. 25, at Temple Israel. Jacob is an eighth-grade student at Westside Middle School. His interests include band, football, shooting, camping and...

Kelly and Jeff Nogg

8.24.12 Issue Kelly and Jeff Nogg announce the Feb. 12 birth of their daughter, Elizabeth (Lizzy) Anne. Her Hebrew name is Dalia Hannah for her maternal great-grandmothers Doris Anita Bannon and Ann Kemp Rosenstock. She has two sisters, Riley and Avery. Grandparents...

Rosalya Zinkov

8.24.12 Issue Rosalya Zinkov passed away on Aug. 20. Services were held on Aug. 21 at Beth El cemetery. Rosalya was a loving mother and grandmother and will be missed very much by her family and friends.

Flora L. Telpner

8.24.12 Issue Flora L. Telpner passed away Aug. 16 at age 80 at University of Nebraska Medical Center. Services were held Aug. 19 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Council Bluffs followed by a reception at Walnut Hill Reception Center. She was preceded in death by parents,...

Are we on the brink of war?

    by Edgar Asher Almost on a daily basis there are groups of people coming together outside the Tel Aviv home of Defense Minister Ehud Barak.  These protests, across party affiliations, are to encourage him not to recommend to the government the option of...