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Cancer: what we must know

8.2.13 Issue by Julianne Dunn Herzog It never occurred to me that I would be writing the name Angelina Jolie on the same page as the world famous cancer physician/scientist Henry T. Lynch, M.D., chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at...

Connie Stilwell and the Road to Humor

8.2.13 Issue by Ozzie Nogg The purpose of an artist statement is to help viewers understand the message conveyed in the work and to describe the motivation behind the artist’s creative impulse. In the process, many an artist statement becomes opaque as raw umber....

LOVE brings comfort

8.2.13 Issue by Ozzie Nogg Walk through the doors of the Sports Lounge at the Rose Blumkin Jewish Home and you’ll find yourself in the facility’s center courtyard — an outdoor area where residents, their families, visitors and RBJH staff can enjoy the fresh air....

Shrago/Susman

8.2.13 Issue Abby and Jim Susman of St. Louis announce the engagement of their son, Scott Susman to Shoshy Shrago, daughter of Dani and Leon Shrago. The bride-to-be earned her Bachelors degree from Brandeis University. She is the Activities director at New Cassel...

Arthur P. Stein

8.2.13 Issue Arthur P. Stein passed away on June 27 after a long illness. Services were held on June 30 at Beth El cemetery. He was preceded in death by his parents, Morris and Fannie Stein and brothers, Sidney and Gerald. He is survived by his wife of 57 years,...

Joseph Polonski

8.2.13 Issue Longtime Omaha resident Joseph Polonski passed away peacefully in his sleep July 25 at age 87. He is survived by his wife, Bluma Polonski; daughters and sons-in-law, Sonia and John Breslow of Scottsdale, AZ, and Rose and Steve Viny of Cleveland, OH; son...

Sheldon M. “Shelley” Gallner

8.2.13 Issue Sheldon M. Gallner passed away in Omaha at age 64 after a brief illness. Services were held July 16 at Temple Israel and interment in Oak Hill Jewish Cemetery in Council Bluffs. He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Esther (Sacks) Gallner. He...

The Jewish Life

by Annette van de Kamp-Wright Jewish Press Editor We use the word “Jewish” often in this paper. We talk about Jewish people, and Jewish books, movies and events. We talk about Jewish politicians, and clergy, and education; angles and interpretations and simchas, fears...