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Preparing for Sukkot

by Edgar Asher   Today (Friday) most of the main ‘arba minim’ four species markets opened across Israel.  The Succot festival commences on this coming Sunday evening at sundown. With the solemn Yom Kippur festival completed last Wednesday evening,...
Lion of Judah honors Nancy Noddle

Lion of Judah honors Nancy Noddle

9.28.12 Issue by Sherrie Saag, Communications Specialist, Jewish Federation of Omaha Nancy Noddle, philanthropist, dedicated volunteer and an active board and committee member in our community, received the Jewish Federation of North America’s Kipnis-Wilson Friedland...

My Big Red family

9.28.12 Issue by Rabbi James Greene My enjoyment of all things Nebraska has deep roots. My family came to Nebraska from Poland and Russia in the late 1800s and lived there for over 100 years. My grandmother, mother, and aunt are all graduates of the University of...
NJHS celebrates

NJHS celebrates

9.28.12 Issue by Ozzie Nogg The entire community is invited to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Nebraska Jewish Historical Society on Sunday, Oct. 14, in the JCC Theater. The event runs from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and includes volunteer award presentations, a...

Bitten by the Iron bug

9.28.12 Issue Annette van de Kamp-Wright, Editor of the Jewish Press Russian Kettlebell is not a very well known sport. In fact, if you’ve never heard of it, you may be forgiven: the first Kettlebell instructor certification program in the United States was only...

Esther Molly Witkin Dolgoff

9.28.12 Issue Esther Molly Witkin Dolgoff passed away at age 93. Services were held on Sept. 19 at Beth El Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Edward Dolgoff. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Don Novicoff of Scottsdale,...
Federation names Chief Development Officer

Federation names Chief Development Officer

9.21.12 Issue by Sherrie Saag, Communications Specialist, Jewish Federation of Omaha After a nearly nine month national search, the Jewish Federation of Omaha has named Marty Ricks, Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation, to serve as its next...
IHE presents a Week of Music, Art and Outreach

IHE presents a Week of Music, Art and Outreach

9.21.12 Issue by Hillary Fletcher, Marketing Assistant, Institute for Holocaust Education The Institute for Holocaust Education (IHE) is excited to announce Remembrance, Creativity and Transformation, a weeklong artist-in-residency and concert series that will take...