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Rita M. Rosen

5.24.13 Issue Rita M. Rosen passed away. Private interment services were held on May 19 at Golden Hill Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sylvia and Sam Rosen, and her brother, Harlan Rosen. She is survived by close relatives and friends. Memorials...

Sydney Osten

5.24.13 Issue Sydney Osten of Scottsdale, AZ passed away May 9 at age 90 surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his sister, Ann and brothers, Max and Bob, both of Canada. He is survived by his wife, Gigi; son and daughter-in-law, Victor and Bella...

Pearl R. Giventer

5.24.13 Issue Pearl R. Giventer of Omaha passed away on May 10 at age 92. Services were held May 13 at Golden Hill Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Jenny Richman; her husband, Ned Giventer; sister and brother-in-law, Esther and Dan Gordman;...

Robert (Bob) Endelman

5.24.13 Issue Robert (Bob) Endelman passed away on May 14 at age 96. He died peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Services were held May 17 at Golden Hill Cemetery followed by a reception for family and friends at the Rose Blumkin Jewish Home. He was preceded...

Parsha Naso

The Lone Hero by Rabbi Myer Kripke Our Sidrah introduces us to Samson, who freed the Israelites from slavery to the Philistines. That is, the Philistines had hoped to make slaves of the Israelites. But Samson, using a rough weapon that he happened to find, destroyed...

The road between Dakar and Jerusalem

By Cnaan Liphshiz DAKAR, Senegal (JTA) — Struggling to be heard over a flock of bleating sheep, Israel’s ambassador to Senegal invites a crowd of impoverished Muslims to help themselves to about 100 sacrificial animals that the embassy corralled at a dusty...

Scout's Honor

by Annette van de Kamp Editor, Jewish Press Disclaimer: I know next to nothing about scouting. Not really the camping-and-badges type, I’m afraid. My kids have inherited my disinterest; when I suggested they might like it, I was met with a wall of disdain. That’s...

Saul Kripke at the University of Nebraska

Omaha – The work of Saul Kripke, an Omaha native and one of America’s premier philosophers, will be the subject of a three-day conference held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) from May 20 – 22. The conference will be held in Mammel Hall, 6708 Pine St., on...