In France, new chief rabbi embraces change

By Cnaan Liphshiz PARIS (JTA) — The first thing Haim Korsia did after becoming chief rabbi of France was give his new office a thorough cleaning. Next he redecorated to give the space a more modern look, placing his 30-inch model of a nuclear submarine — a...

Spencer Schneiderman

11.14.14 Issue Spencer Schneiderman, son of Heidi and Scott Schneiderman, will become a B’nai Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 22, at Temple Israel. Spencer is a seventh-grade student at Westside Middle School and he has received the Presidential Academic Award. His...

It’s Uri Levin at “Eye on Israel”

11.14.14 Issue by Mark Kirchhoff, The Center for Jewish Life This month’s “Eye on Israel” session will feature a very special guest, Omaha’s first Community Shaliach, Uri Levin.  On Tuesday, Nov. 18 from noon-1 p.m. in the Kripke Jewish Federation Library, Uri will...