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Honoring Howard Kaslow

5.30.14 Issue by Liz Feldstern and Annette van de Kamp-Wright What do we mean when we call someone successful? Often, we refer to financial success, being good at one’s job, climbing the ladder in one’s field until one can climb no more. But the true measure of...

Ludwig Rosenberg’s Trunk

5.30.14 Issue by Ozzie Nogg In August of 1937, Ludwig Rosenberg, his wife, Ilse Speier Rosenberg and their eighteen-month old daughter, Hanna, left Sonneberg in Nazi Germany for Liverpool, England, where they were booked on the Cunard White Star Samaria bound for the...

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5.30.14 Issue by Sherrie Saag, Communications, Jewish Federation of Omaha Omaha is abuzz with excitement about the upcoming Omaha Jewish Reunion, to be held during the weekend of Sept. 12-14, 2014. Over 100 volunteers have stepped forward to plan and host what...

NCJW Annual Installation and Awards

5.30.14 Issue by NCJW-Omaha Section Awards Committee The Omaha Section of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) will install the 2014-2015 slate of officers on Sunday, June 8 at 3 p.m. with an afternoon tea at the home of Becki Brenner (6141 Florence Blvd)....

Teen Leadership Awards

5.23.14 Issue by Sherrie Saag, Communications, Jewish Federation of Omaha Jewish philosopher Martin Buber wrote, “All education ‘worthy’ of the name is education of character.” Last spring, U.S. Navy Seal, Rhodes Scholar and CEO of Mission Continues, Eric Greitens...

Professional Excellence Award

5.23.14 Issue by Sherrie Saag, Communications, Jewish Federation of Omaha Jewish Family Service Assistance Coordinator Sandy Nogg has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Jody and Neal Malashock Award for Professional Excellence. The award, established three...

Carter Benjamin Eades

5.23.14 Issue Carter Benjamin Eades, son of Leslie and Brian Eades, will become a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, May 31, at Temple Israel. Carter is finishing seventh-grade at Kiewit Middle School. He is in the HAL Program. His interests include ice hockey and video games....

Jane H. Brooks

5.23.14 Issue Former Omahan Jane H. Brooks passed away on May 11 at age 88. Services were held May 22 at Temple Israel. She is survived by her daughter, Miriam Brooks of Braintree, MA; son and daughter-in-law, Joel and Naomi Brooks of Tampa FL.; grandchildren Joseph...