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Parsha Pekuda

The Burdens of Freedom by Rabbi Myer S. Kripke Our Sidrah closes the Book of Exodus. The Children of Israel have built themselves a sanctuary to serve them in the wilderness where they now find themselves. They have escaped Egypt; they have received the Commandments...

Anxious? Who, me?

2.28.14 Issue by Ozzie Nogg According to New York Times book reviewer Ben Greenman, the long list of “panic buttons” that, over the years, have made author Daniel Smith nervous includes sex, death, work, water, food, air travel, disease, amateur theater, people he’s...

Meet David Nesenoff

2.28.14 Issue by Ron Azoulay On Tuesday, April 1 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Dr. Nesenoff will be at the Chabad Center, 1866 S 120th St., as part of a Midwest speaking tour. He will share his experiences with the Omaha community during a reception followed by a talk....

Leaving your Legacy

2.28.14 Issue by Mary Bort, Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation Tucked away in a garden-level office area under the northwest wing of the Rose Blumkin Jewish Home is an organization that has worked in support of Omaha’s Jewish community for over thirty years. Its...

Amanda and Adam Waldbaum

2.28.14 Issue Amanda and Adam Waldbaum of Phoenix, AZ announce the Jan. 22 birth of their son, Ari Alexander. Grandparents are Sonya and Steve Davis of Milliken, CO, and Natha and John Waldbaum. Great-grandparents are the late Dr. Milton and Mimi...

Esther and Philip Katz

2.28.14 Issue Esther and Philip Katz announce the Feb. 14 birth of their daughter, Elianna Robin. She is named for her mother’s student, Anna Lundberg, her mother’s cousin, Anna Greenberg and her father’s mother, Robin Katz. She has a brother, Jonah(6) and a sister,...