Update from our CEO

6.10.16 Issue Alan Potash, Chief Executive Officer, Jewish Federation of Omaha Known by a variety of names, the Center for Jewish Life has always been an important asset to our community.  It began as the Bureau of Jewish Education, evolved into Jewish Educational and...

Linda Sue (Priesman) Smith

6.10.16 Issue Linda Sue (Priesman) Smith passed away on June 2 in Sun City, AZ. Services were held on June 8 at National Cemetery, 23029 North Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, AZ 85024. She was preceded in death by her parents Justin Priesman and Lois (Pepper) Priesman. She...

The Outer Space Treaty

6.3.16 Issue Connor P. Mullin One way or another, everybody has heard of space described as the “final frontier”. Whether from the opening lines of Star Trek (if you like that show) or from more serious sources (if you, like me, don’t quite understand its appeal), the...

Javitch/Ventura

6.3.16 Issue Jenny Javitch and Alon Ventura announce their engagement. The bride to be graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis and a Master of Social Work from the University of Minnesota. She works for...