Food… It’s definitely a Jewish thing

1.24.14 Issue by Mary Sue Grossman, Program Coordinator, The Center for Jewish Life It is often said if it’s a Jewish event, there is food involved. There is also the classic description of virtually any Jewish holiday: “They tried to kill us, we won, let’s eat.” Then...

Kosher nutrition

1.24.14 Issue by Gabby Blair Starters & Sides Made Easy: Favorite Triple Tested Recipes by Leah Schapira & Victoria Dwek (Artscroll-Shaare Press) lives up to its title, containing delicious recipes that are both fast and easy. A bargain at $15.99, this pretty...

Get involved with NCJW in 2014

1.24.14 Issue by Kelly Kirk, Co-Vice President of Community Service for NCJW-Omaha Section If you’re looking to make a difference in the Omaha community as well as get involved with the women of NCJW, there’s a perfect opportunity coming up . On Feb. 2 from 11 a.m.-1...

Hannah Leff

1.24.14 Issue Hannah Leff, daughter of Cait and Joe Leff, will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday evening, Jan 25, at Beth El. Hannah is an eighth-grade student at Beveridge Magnet School. She is a member of National Junior Honor Society, plays alto saxophone in concert...

Amy and David Hersch

1.24.14 Issue Amy and David Hersch of Bowling Green, KY, announce the Dec. 31 birth of their son, Aaron Wallace. He has a sister, Chloe Lillian. Grandparents are Donna and Alan Hersch of...

Esther Meiches

1.24.14 Issue Esther Meiches passed away on Jan. 8 at age 92. Services were held on Jan. 10 at Mount Sinai Cemetery followed by a memorial service at Temple Israel Synagogue. She was preceded in death by husband Herbert W. Meiches. She is survived by daughter and...

Marsha Bessinger

1.24.14 Issue Marsha Bessinger passed away on Jan. 11 at age 66. Private Services were held Jan. 13. She was preceded in death by her parents Gussie and Sam Zweiback. She is survived by her sons, Andrew of Garland, NE and Matthew; sister and brother-in-law, Maxine and...