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It’s a B’nai Mitzvah Party!

9.27.13 Issue by Sherrie Saag, Communications, Jewish Federation of Omaha We are throwing a party and you’re invited! Join your family and friends and celebrate the 2014 Annual Campaign with a B’nai Mitzvah Party for the Jewish Federation of Omaha. The JFO is...

The Carnival is coming to RBJH

9.27.13 Issue by Ozzie Nogg The entire community can look forward to an afternoon of fun during a combined Grandparents’ Day and County Fair on Sunday, Sept. 29, at the Rose Blumkin Jewish Home. The event, a joint effort of L.O.V.E. (League Offering Volunteers for the...

NCJW invites chocolate lovers

9.27.13 Issue by Claudia Sherman Winner of the 2011 Jewish Federation of Omaha’s Community Service Award, National Council of Jewish Women’s Great Omaha Chocolate Festival is back for the third year in a row and in a new place. Formerly at the University of Nebraska...

Yachad 2013: Dear Diary…

9.27.13 Issue by Janet McCarthy, Yachad Coordinator Friday, Aug. 16: This afternoon we arrived at Mahoney State Park for Yachad’s annual camping weekend. We had reserved two cabins — one regular and one ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act ) accessible —...

Kimberly and Tim Veitzer

 9.27.13 Issue Kimberly and Tim Veitzer announce the Aug. 22 birth of their daughter, Jensena (Sena) Louise. She was named after her maternal great-grandmother Jensena Johansson, her paternal great-grandmother, Jennie Veitzer, and her paternal great-uncle, Louie...

Sam Fedman

9.27.13 Issue Sam Fedman passed away on Sept. 13 at age 89. Services were held Sept. 16 at Mt. Sinai Cemetary, 78th and Crown Point. He was preceded in death by wife, Ida; daughter, Phyllis Tejral; and brother, Louie Fedman. He is survived by daughter and son-in-law,...

Just For Her comes to Omaha

From Oct. 11 through 13, the CenturyLink Center will be home to the annual Just For Her event, coming to Omaha for the second time. The brainchild of Aimee Jacobson and Lindsey Aydelotte of Kansas City, Just For Her started in their hometown in 2009. In just a few...

NCJW Chocolate Festival

9.20.13 Issue by Claudia Sherman Who doesn’t like chocolate? I do. My family does. My friends do. My rabbi does, too. It’s time to get your taste buds excited! The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Omaha Section is presenting its third annual Great Omaha...

Center for Jewish Life lineup

9.20.13 Issue by Mark Kirchhoff , Administrative Assistant, The Center for Jewish Life The Center for Jewish Life announces a series of classes and educational opportunities covering a broad range of topics with exciting methods of instruction. From learning with...