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Hollywood insiders return Home for Jewish Reunion

8.1.14 Issue by Sherrie Saag, Communications, Jewish Federation of Omaha Two well-known film industry pros, Lynn Stalmaster and Dan Mirvish, who also just happen to be native Omahans, plan to return to their hometown for the Omaha Jewish Reunion, Sept. 12-14. Both...

Meet Assaf Gavron

8.1.14 Issue by Dr. Moshe Gershovich, Professor of History and Director, Schwalb Center for Israel and Jewish Studies, UNO The University of Nebraska at Omaha and the Schwalb Center are welcoming a new Visiting Israeli Professor (VIP), while the Jewish Community of...

Are you ready to order?

8.1.14 Issue by Annette van de Kamp-Wright, Editor, Jewish Press On Friday, Aug. 1, the Dairy Deli is making another long-awaited appearance. That means cherry cheesecake nobody can say no to, blintzes galore and corn chowder in a bread bowl. There will be several...

Marilyn (Breslow) Schneider

8.1.14 Issue Marilyn (Breslow) Schneider passed away on July 6 at age 68. Services were held on July 8 at Weil Funeral Home in Cincinnati. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Laurence M. Schneider; son and daughter-in-law, Brandon and Rebecca  Schneider of Alexandria,...

Herbert H. Kaiman

8.1.14 Issue Herbert H. Kaiman passed away on July 11.  Services were held July 13 at Temple Israel Cemetery Chapel. He was preceded in death by daughter Cheryl, mother Reva Bolotnikov, and father Jack Kaiman. He is survived by his wife Judy; daughter, Susan Lawler;...

William “Bill” Ashley

8.1.14 Issue Bill Ashley passed away on June 30 at the Rose Blumkin Jewish Home. Services were held July 3 at Temple Israel Cemetery followed by a memorial service at Temple Israel. He is survived by his wife Joyce Ashley of 28 years; daughters and sons-in-laws, Jill...

13th Annual Jewish Film Festival

7.25.14 Issue by Mary Sue Grossman, Program Coordinator, The Center for Jewish Life The 13th Annual Jewish Omaha Film Festival begins Sunday, Aug. 10 with four movies being shown throughout the month. All films will be shown in the JCC Theater and the ticket cost is...