Emma Miller

5.22.15 Issue Emma Miller, daughter of Lori and Michael Miller, will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, May 30, at Temple Israel. Emma is a seventh-grade student at Westside Middle School where she received the All Around Character Award. Her interests include soccer,...

Charlotte Slutzky Koom

5.22.15 Issue Charlotte Slutzky Koom passed away on May 11. Services were held May 14 at Beth El Cemetary and officiated by Rabbi Steven Abraham. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Slutzky and her husband, Morris Koom. She is survived by her sons and...

Be our guest

5.15.15 Issue by Gabby Blair Prepare to be swept away by the magic of Beauty and the Beast Jr., hitting the stage at the JCC Theater on Thursday, May 28, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 31, at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Once again, the Omaha JCC’s Community Acting Group, led by...

Volunteers of the year

5.15.15 Issue by Sherrie Saag, Communications, Jewish Federation of Omaha We rely on the dedication and generosity of our wonderful volunteers to further our mission to build and sustain a strong and vibrant Omaha Jewish community and to support Jews in Israel and...

Carole Greenberg retires

5.8.15 Issue by Gabby blair On May 29, the Pennie Z. Davis Child Development Center’s long- term visionary, artistic muse, and Assistant Director, Carole Greenberg, is retiring. As I sat down with Carole to conduct this interview, the love, warmth and soul that she...

Spirit of Federation

5.8.15 Issue by Annette van de Kamp-Wright, Jewish Press Editor Nancy and Phil Wolf are the recipients of the 2015 Phil and Terri Schrager Spirit of Federation Award. The award is given annually to a man and a woman who have demonstrated personal commitment,...