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JFO welcomes Jamie Skog

JFO welcomes Jamie Skog

Diane Walker Executive Assistant, JFO We are excited to announce that starting April 1, Jamie Skog-Burke will join the JFO team and assume the role of Director of Development. Jamie grew up in Omaha and she and her husband, BJ Burke, decided to come home to Omaha last...
Cantor Shermet celebration weekend

Cantor Shermet celebration weekend

Cassandra Weisenburger Director of Communications, Temple Israel Make sure you mark your calendars for April 26-28 as we celebrate Cantor Wendy Shermet’s retirement after 18 wonderful years at Temple Israel. On Friday, April 26 at 5:30 p.m. you are invited to Temple...
Andrew Zimmern’s Chopped Liver Recipe

Andrew Zimmern’s Chopped Liver Recipe

The dish that defines TV host Andrew Zimmern’s Rosh Hashanah table is his grandmother’s chopped liver. “Nothing signals the turn of the season more than our Rosh Hashanah family meals,” Zimmern told JTA. “I make my grandmother’s recipes at our Seder and then I don’t...
Passover Evening Deli is April 23

Passover Evening Deli is April 23

    Passover is rapidly approaching and that means it’s a busy time at the Rose Blumkin Jewish Home. Especially in the kitchen, where Director of Food Services Mike Aparo has his work cut out for him. It is no surprise that, during Passover, the regular...
Tifereth Israel Seder Options

Tifereth Israel Seder Options

The beauty of offering two seder options at Tifereth Israel is that a seder is not a one-size-fits-all experience. Tifereth Israel’s first seder is geared for individuals over the age of 13 who like a more traditional format of singing, reading, and discussing parts...