Seth Conrad Rich

7.22.16 Issue Alan Potash, Chief Executive Officer of the Jewish Federation of Omaha said “The Rich family has been a critical part of our Jewish Community. Our deepest sympathies continue to be with the family during this difficult time.” The following is the euglogy...

Letha L. Pitlor

7.22.16 Issue Letha L. Pitlor of Lincoln passed away on July 1 at age 83. Services were held July 3 at Mount Carmel Cemetery, 14th & Elba Ave. in Lincoln. She was preceded in death by parents Allen and Monie Zalkin, two sisters and one brother. She is survived by...

Geraldine Ann Burstein

7.22.16 Issue Geraldine Ann Burstein passed away on July 9 at age 86. Services were held on July 11 where she was honored by numerous family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents Ben and Jennie Cohn, sister and  brother-in-law, Dorothy and Lee White,...

2017 Campaign Chairs

7.15.16 Issue Annette van de Kamp-Wright, Editor of the Jewish Press It’s the big question that gets asked every year before the Jewish Federation of Omaha starts its Annual Campaign, and this year is no different: Who are our Campaign Chairs? Which lay leaders are...

Rein/Patzik

7.15.16 Issue Josi and Rick Rein of Highland Park, Illinois, announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Beth, to Benjamin Michael Patzik, son of Marla and Alan Patzik of Northbrook, Illinois. The bride-to-be graduated from the University of Illinois,...

Leaders in training

7.8.16 Issue Mark Kirchhoff, for the JCC It’s new this year, and to hear the leaders of tomorrow talk about it today, it is a resounding success for them, for the counselors, and most importantly, for the K-3rd grade J campers. The Leaders-in-Training (L.I.T.) Program...