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Humanitarian of the Year

Dr. Howard Gendelman will receive the Jewish Federation of Omaha Humanitarian of the Year Award. The community will honor him during the JFO Annual Meeting June 5 at 7 p.m. The entire community is invited to attend. Howard is married to Bonnie Bloch; they are parents...
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...
Berry Spinach Quinoa Salad

Berry Spinach Quinoa Salad

By Shannon Sarna (The Nosher via JTA) — Quinoa and I have not always been friends. I much prefer rice and pasta over the hyped-up grain even though I know people love it. And what’s not to love: It’s gluten-free, packed with fiber and protein, and it’s even...
Shabbat Chicken with Dried Fruit

Shabbat Chicken with Dried Fruit

By Elizabeth Kurtz (The Nosher via JTA) — I have served this chicken on Rosh Hashanah for years, and it’s a go-to for a quick and easy Shabbat recipe. The chicken gets caramelized from the glossy and delicious sauce. It’s best when marinated overnight, so be...