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annette van de kamp-wright Editor, Jewish Press Walk through our Jewish Community with Michael Staenberg and it quickly becomes obvious: this man notices everything. A builder by profession –he is the president of The Staenberg Group (TSG)–and a philanthropist...
Harold S. Selner

Harold S. Selner

1.27.17 Issue Harold S. Selner passed away on Jan. 22 at age 88. Services were held Jan. 25 in the Chapel at Temple Israel Cemetery, 42nd and Redick St. He was preceded in death by parents, Nathan and Rose Selner; siblings, Harry, Minnie, Gertrude, Jack, Sylvia and...
Igor Scalt Mosenkis

Igor Scalt Mosenkis

1.27.17 Issue Igor Scalt Mosenkis passed away on Jan. 18 at age 70. He was preceded in death by parents Fanya Scalt Mosenkis and Volko Mosenkis. Services were held Jan. 20 at Beth El Cemetery, 84th and L. He is survived by wife, Anna Yuz Mosenkis; daughter and...
Nancy Barron Goldstein

Nancy Barron Goldstein

1.27.17 Issue Nancy B. Goldstein passed away on Jan. 15 at age 79. Services were held on Jan. 18 at Temple Israel Cemetery in Omaha, and Jan. 20 at Northern Hills Synagogue in Cincinnati. She was preceded in death by her beloved husbands Robert V. Goldstein and Aaron...
Bernice C. Gerber

Bernice C. Gerber

1.27.17 Issue Bernice C. Gerber passed away Jan. 5 at age 97 in Omaha. Services were held on Jan. 6 at Golden Hill Cemetery, 5025 N 42nd St. She was preceded in death by husband, Arthur “Sonny” Gerber. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Ron Powers,...
Dax E. Ortmeyer

Dax E. Ortmeyer

1.27.17 Issue Maggie and Jed Ortmeyer of Omaha announce the Dec. 10 birth of their son, Dax E. He has a sister, Tova J, 2 years old Grandparents are Joanie and Richard Jacobson, and Judy and Jack Ortmeyer, both of...
A Story of Hate

A Story of Hate

  ANONYMOUS   Editor’s note: What follows is a first – person account of one community member’s experience with online hate. We’ve edited as little as possible so as not to dilute the story. That includes some inappropriate language on the part of the person who went...
Apricot Pistachio Babka

Apricot Pistachio Babka

By Miri Rotkovitz (The Nosher via JTA) — Babka is having a major moment, and why not? There’s lots to love about the loaves of twisted dough, generously interspersed with a filling that usually involves lots of chocolate. Many professional bakers behind babka’s...
Sephardic-Inspired Sangria – Two Ways

Sephardic-Inspired Sangria – Two Ways

By Samantha Ferraro (The Nosher via JTA) — Aromatic flavors of rose and orange blossom are still strong reminders of my childhood. I didn’t eat like the “other kids” on the block. I grew up with exotic Sephardic dishes of fasulye (Turkish green beans) and fideo...