A voice of reason

7.25.14 Issue by Dr. Moshe Gershovich, Professor of History and Director, Schwalb Center for Israel and Jewish Studies, UNO Amid the dramatic and depressing news coming from the Holy Land following the kidnapping and murder of the three Israeli teenagers, the...

In the Courtroom: Riekes, Riekes and Gendler

7.25.14 Issue by Annette van de Kamp-Wright, Editor, Jewish Press There are plenty of misconceptions about the legal profession in our culture. We’ve all watched The Good Wife, and although real life rarely resembles a television drama, it can nonetheless be...

YJO goes to Jazz on the Green

7.25.14 Issue by Justin Zachary Spooner, Development Associate, JFO             On Thursday, July 24, join Young Jewish Omaha at Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing. Jazz on the Green has become the premier Thursday night event over the last few years. Come join YJO...

Kathleen Lee (Vann) Meyerson

7.25.14 Issue Kathleen Lee (Vann) Meyerson passed away on June 27 at Parsons House. Services were held on June 30 at Beth El Cemetery by Cantor Wendy Shermet. She was preceded in death by her parents, Reuben and Ruth Vann, her brother, Howard Vann, and sister, Irene...

Stephen Lintzman

7.25.14 Issue Stephen Lintzman passed away on July 14. Services were held July 16 at Beth El Cemetery. He was preceded in death by parents Joseph and Jeanette. He is survived by Dr. Sharon Lintzman; brother and sister-in-law, Nathan and Julie Lintzman; nephew, Aaron,...

Sign up now for Reunion!

7.18.14 Issue by Claudia Sherman for the Omaha Jewish Reunion You won’t want to miss out on all the fun and festivities! Registration is happening now. Go to www.omahajewishreunion.com to complete an online registration, call Mary Bernstein at 402.391.0708 or pick up...

Talmud scholars of the Tiger Nation

7.18.14 Issue by Sara Cohen, Jewish Press Intern Walking the cobblestone, Chinese lantern-lined paths of Jiufen Old Street in Taipei, I brushed past a man sporting a familiar blue insignia on his white T-shirt. Shocked, I spun instantly around, trying to decipher the...