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Carita (Cari) Brown Sommer

7.18.14 Issue Carita (Cari) Brown Sommer passed away on July 8 at age 89. No services were held. Her ashes will be in Tel Aviv Israel. She was preceded in death by son Mark. She is survived by daughter Leni; daughter in-law, Lisa; extraordinary friend, Betty Winther;...

Harold Fox

7.18.14 Issue Harold Fox passed away on July 8 at the age of 95. Services were held on July 11 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, 42nd and Redick Ave. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Stein Fox. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Mary Fox, and...

Something for Everyone

7.11.14 Issue by Claudia Sherman for the Omaha Jewish Reunion Editor’s Note: Part 1 of a 2 part series on the incredible Omaha Jewish Reunion programming. Whether you’re a lifelong Omahan or were born and raised and have been away for decades, the Omaha Jewish Reunion...

Remembering Sherman Poska

7.11.14 Issue by Sara Cohen, Jewish Press Intern Sherman Poska, a man loved and respected both inside and out of the Jewish community, passed away  Friday, June 13 at the age of 82. A memorial service was held at the Rose Blumkin Jewish Home Tuesday, June 17. In...

Eye on Israel

7.11.14 Issue by Eliad Eliyahu, Community Shaliach, The Center for Jewish Life On Thursday, June 12 while I was in Akko visiting family and friends, an unfortunate event happened in Israel. Three young Israelis were kidnapped by the Hamas terrorist organization. The...

Muriel Kamp

7.11.14 Issue Muriel Kamp passed away July 2 in Palm Beach, FL. Services were held on July 7 in Brooklyn, NY. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Sol Patton and Charles Kamp, and her daughter, Joanne Patton Sandler. She is survived by her son and...

Sarah Kaplan

7.11.14 Issue Sarah Kaplan passed away on June 25 at age 102 at the Rose Blumkin Jewish Home. Services were held on June 27 at Fisher Farms Cemetary. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, June and Martin; granchildren: Stephen, Suzanne and Hector;...

Edward Alan Horowitz, M.D.

7.11.14 Issue Edward Alan Horowitz, M.D. passed away on June 22 at age 63. Services and burial were held on June 29 at Hillside Memorial Park in Culver City, CA. A family reception followed services at the home of Dr. and Mrs. C. W. Horowitz. He is survived by his...

Rosemary Dunn

7.11.14 Issue Former Omahan Rosemary Dunn passed away in Minneapolis on June 22. Services were held on June 27. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Dale Dunn. She is survived by her ten children including her daughter and son-in-law, Julianne Dunn Herzog and...