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Obama meets with Jewish leaders and donors

By Ron Kampeas WASHINGTON (JTA) – Jewish leaders expected President Barack Obama to sell them hard on the Iran nuclear deal. Instead, participants in two White House meetings on Monday said he offered a softer pitch on how deeply he cares for Israel and the Jewish... read more

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8.31.18 Issue Marissa and Rob Solls of Dallas, TX announce the June 26 birth of their daughter, Skylar Drew. She is named for her maternal great-grandfather, Nathan Naftali Wald and for her paternal great aunt, Diane Hofner. She has a big brother, Connor Joseph....

Chen Moss

8.17.18 Issue Gal and Josh Moss of Jerusalem, Israel, announce the July 16 birth of their daughter, Chen Moss. She is named for her maternal grandmother, Helen Fishel. She has a sister, Avri. Grandparents are Ellie and Joel Moss of Jerusalem, Israel and Montreal,...

Rosalie Saylan

8.17.18 Issue Funeral services for Rosalie Saylan were held Aug. 12 at Temple Israel Cemetery. She was preceded in death by husband Milton Saylan, son Craig Saylan, sisters and brothers-in-law, Dorothy and Marty Shiff, Sara and Al Harding, and Minnie and Marty Shiff,...

Susan Flaxer Zalkin

8.3.18 Issue Former Omahan, Susan Flaxer Zalkin passed away on July 25 in Denver, CO after a short valiant battle against cancer. Services were held on July 27 at Congregation BMH-BJ, in Denver. Interment was at Mt. Nebo Memorial Park. She was preceded in death by her...

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7.27.18 Issue Drs. Ali and Mark Doyle of Saratoga Springs, NY, announce the July 1 birth of their son, Harry Marvin. He is named for Harry Doyle and Marvin Horwitz. He has two sisters, Havah and Ruthie. Grandparents are Martha and Dick Lerner of Omaha, Jacque Doyle of...

Amayah Bri’anne Brown

9.14.18 Issue Brooke and DreChaun Brown of Omaha, announce the Aug. 27 birth of their daughter, Amayah Bri’Anne. Grandparents are Cindy and Alan Shulewitz, LaVita Haynes and Fred Dutcher, Jr. all of Omaha. Great-grandparents are the late Phyllis and Normand... read more

Emerging Voices: A healthier democracy?

8.5.16 Issue Connor P. Mullin At this point in time, we know for certain the 2016 general election will pit Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump against each other for the presidency, and if that idea fills you with complete disgust, you’re hardly alone. Both of these... read more

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