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Passing the torch

6.26.15 Issue by Annette van de Kamp-Wright, Jewish Press Editor When Marty Ricks retired from the Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation in 2013, he immediately moved over to the JFO Campaign team as Chief Development Officer. No surprise to anyone who knows him; for...

Best Camp Ever

6.26.15 Issue by Emily Newman, Jewish Press Intern The time of year has come – no more snow, no more cold (hopefully…) and no more school!  No more homework, no more grades, and no more teachers for the next two months – it’s time for a break and time for fun!...

Ari Kohen

6.26.15 Issue by Mark Kirchhoff, Center for Jewish Life Over the past several weeks, eyes around the state, in addition to eyes around the country, have been focused on human rights in Nebraska. It is certain that the media has reported the practical aspects of the...

Richard N. “Rick” Fox

6.26.15 Issue Richard N. “Rick” Fox passed away on June 16 at age 59. Services were held June 18 at Temple Israel, 13111 Sterling Ridge Drive. He was preceded in death by his parents, Philip and Delores Fox; sister, Sally Fox. He is survived by his wife, Shelly Fox;...

Judy R. Cohn

6.26.15 Issue Judy R. Cohn passed away on May 31 at age 79 in Northridge, CA. Services were held on June 3 in Tampa, FL and performed by Rabbi Joshua Hearshen. She was interred in Tampa, FL. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Stickgold. She is survived...

Danny goes national

6.19.15 Issue by Claudia Sherman for Friedel Jewish Academy Daniel Denenberg, 12, was the Nebraska state champion last year in the Modern Woodmen of America School Speech Contest and went on to place as one of the top nine contestants in the national contest. He has...

Beating the Rainy Day Blues

6.19.15 Issue by Karen Menagh, JSS Activities Director On days when the skies are grey and it just won’t stop raining,  things can become a little gloomy. That is why on Thursday, June 11, the tables and board games came out, and all along the Rose Blumkin Jewish...

Joan Raduziner

6.19.15 Issue Joan Raduziner passed away on June 9 at the Rose Blumkin Jewish Home. Services were held June 11 at Golden Hill Cemetery and were performed by Rabbi Ari Dembitzer She was preceded in death by her husband Bennett, sister Celia Cooper, brother, David...