Howard K. Marcus and Lisa Gordman Lieb were married June 28 at Beth El Synagogue in Omaha. Rabbi Steven Abraham of Beth El and Senior Rabbi Aryeh Azriel of Temple Israel officiated, along with Hazzan Michael Krausman of Beth El.
The processional song Trumpet Voluntary was played by Michael Thompson, accompanied by pianist Anna Mosenkis. The bride entered the sanctuary accompanied by her father, Jerry Gordman, and her son, Sam Lieb.
As the bride circled the groom, former Omaha resident Jonathan Rathsam sang Anah Dodi from the Song of Songs, accompanied by pianist Esther Wax.
Matron of honor was the bride’s sister, Randi Gordman of Acton, MA. Bridesmaids were Danielle Gordman and Julie Potash, both of Omaha, and Danielle Sherman of San Francisco. Junior bridesmaids were Harper Gordman and Alex and Natalie Pichik, all of Omaha, and Anna and Jamie Monteleone, both of Acton.
Best man was Michael J. Sloan of Omaha. Groomsmen were Jeff Gordman, Dr. Howard W. Needelman, Sam Lieb, James Polack and Jared Maxwell Polack, all of Omaha, and Rand Monteleone of Acton. Junior groomsman was Zev Gordman of Omaha.
The bride, a daughter of Jerry and Linda R. Gordman of Omaha, is a communications specialist. She chairs the Beth El Hebrew School committee and serves on the executive committee of the Beth El board of trustees. Lisa earned a bachelor of arts in telecommunications from Indiana University.
The groom, the son of Joan K. Marcus of Omaha and the late Milton Marcus, is deputy special sections editor of the Omaha World-Herald, and writes the newspaper’s Around and About column. A past president of the Jewish Press, the Omaha Press Club, the OPC Foundation and the C. Louis Meyer Rehabilitation Foundation, he is currently a member of the Munroe-Meyer Institute board and the OPC Foundation executive committee. Howard earned a master of arts in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a bachelor of arts in communication from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
The reception was at Happy Hollow Club. Following dinner, the couple waltzed to the tune Could I Have This Dance? as played by Tuffy’s Group – instrumentalists Tuffy Epstein, Dan Cerveny, Mary O’Keefe and Steve Thornburg, and vocalist Michael Lyon.
The couple reside in Omaha.