Dr. Anat Gilboa at UNO and CJL

“Gender, Sexuality and ‘Otherness’ in Israeli Art” and “Jewish & Israeli Culture and Art” are the titles of two exciting new courses to be offered this fall by the University of Nebraska at Omaha through its Schwalb Center for...

Scapegoat

by Annette van de Kamp-Wright Jewish Press Editor Last week, I received an email from the organization G-dcast: “Want to atone for your sins with the help of a goat?” It asked. “There’s an app for that!” Of course there is. The sales pitch continued: Tech-savvy people...

Parsha Ki TeiTzei

Out of Exile by Rabbi Myer Kripke Our Sidrah is one of the most exciting and joyous parts of Deuteronomy, indeed, the whole Pentateuch. Deutero-Isaiah, one of the world’s greatest poets in human literature, offers his compatriots an exciting picture of what will...

Fiddler is coming to the JCC

8.16.13 Issue by Rachel Martin Tradition is not an unfamiliar concept to the JCC Musical Theater Community Acting Group, which has established itself by performing two musicals each year since 2010. But, on Aug. 25, the word “tradition” will take on new meaning, as...

Not your mother’s surgery

8.16.13 Issue by Julianne Dunn Herzog This is the final part in a three part series about hereditary cancer. “BRCA 1 & 2 mutation testing allows carriers to potentially avoid early morbidity (illness) and mortality (death) through prevention; non-carriers can...

Gail Ruth Levin

8.16.13 Issue Gail Levin passed away in New York City on July 31st at the age of 67. Services were held Aug. 4 at Fisher Farms Cemetery. She was preceded in death by parents Jack and Sallye Levin. She is survived by her brother, David Levin;  Karen Levin;  and cousin,...

Catherine Cox

8.16.13 Issue Catherine Cox, daughter of Penny and Michael Cox, will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Beth El. Catherine is an eighth-grade  Honors student at Westside Middle School. Her interests include swimming, scuba diving, canoeing, reading,...

Alyssa and Brent Zacharia

8.16.13 Issue Alyssa and Brent Zacharia of Santa Cruz, CA announce the March 2 birth of their son, Cy Dresner Zacharia. He has a sister, Dahlia. Grandparents are Terri and Dick Zacharia, and Joan Elliot and the late Rod Elliot of Santa Cruz,...