My Big Red family

9.28.12 Issue by Rabbi James Greene My enjoyment of all things Nebraska has deep roots. My family came to Nebraska from Poland and Russia in the late 1800s and lived there for over 100 years. My grandmother, mother, and aunt are all graduates of the University of...

Bitten by the Iron bug

9.28.12 Issue Annette van de Kamp-Wright, Editor of the Jewish Press Russian Kettlebell is not a very well known sport. In fact, if you’ve never heard of it, you may be forgiven: the first Kettlebell instructor certification program in the United States was only...

Jewish glory, frustration mark London Games

  By JTA Staff (JTA) – The London Olympics may have “lit up the world,” as organizing committee head Sebastian Coe put it, but for Jews the 2 1/2 weeks offered healthy doses of frustration and glory. On the plus side, new medalists such as America’s Aly Raisman...