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Let’s play

6.27.14 Issue L.O.V.E. (League Offering Volunteers for the Elderly) has scheduled a Game Day on Sunday, July 13, in the Jewish Community Center Auditorium. The event proceeds benefit the Rose Blumkin Jewish Home. Check-in starts at 11:30 a.m. and play begins at noon....

A science and an art

6.27.14 Issue by Ozzie Nogg and David Golbitz The dictionary definition: “Nurse — to tend the sick, injured or infirm; to comfort and treat, especially in order to prevent pain; to contribute to an individual’s physical and emotional well-being. Nursing —...

A remarkable career

6.27.14 Issue by Annette van de Kamp-Wright, Editor, Jewish Press When Barbara Kirkpatrick began working at the Jewish Federation of Omaha, she was a mere 17 years old, her hair was long, and she never drove herself “because my sister Mary had the car.” It was 1967,...

Lila Brand

6.27.14 Issue Lila Brand passed away on June 20 at age 83. Services were held graveside on June 23, at Golden Hill Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her parents Rozalia and Herman Tiefenbrunner. She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Leon Brand;...

Charlotte “Sis” Adler

6.27.14 Issue Charlotte “Sis” Adler of Omaha passed away on June 20 in Atlanta. Services were held on June 22 at Beth El Synagogue. The family held a private burial in Omaha. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Arthur Adler; sisters, Florence Hurwitz...

World Refugee Day Health Fair

6.20.14 Issue by Claudia Sherman There are an estimated 25,000 refugees in Nebraska with 15,000 in Omaha alone, according to Omaha resettlement agencies and federal resettlement reports. On Saturday, June 21, hundreds of them are expected to attend a health fair from...

Mainstreeters in July

6.20.14 Issue by Ozzie Nogg Mainstreeters invites you to liven up those lazy days of summer with these cool activities. So get out of your hammock and circle these dates on the July calendar right now. Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Thursday, July 10. Come see the Omaha...

Our Summer intern

6.20.14 Issue by Sara Cohen, Jewish Press Intern On Sundays, the kitchen table in my household cannot be discerned underneath the layers of newspapers that conceal its wooden body. The Omaha World Herald operates as a mere undergarment, whereas The New York Times and...