Humanitarian of the Year

Dr. Howard Gendelman will receive the Jewish Federation of Omaha Humanitarian of the Year Award.

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With 'Jewish Journey,' PBS traces 350 years of migrations

By Tom Tugend LOS ANGELES (JTA) — “You survive, you honor us by living,” said Martin Greenfield, now a New York master tailor, recalling his father’s words after he was liberated from the Buchenwald concentration camp. The quote could easily be taken as... read more

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5.25.18 Issue Adrienne R. Milder passed away May 12 at age 85 in Hermosa Beach, California. Services were held May 21 at Temple Israel Synagogue, 13111 Sterling Ridge Drive and officiated by Rabbi Azriel. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ruth and Joe Rice....

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Courts Matter Coalition of Nebraska

7.15.16 Issue Becki Brenner, for NCJW-Omaha Section On June 27, the U.S. Senate voted 90-0 to confirm judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr., to the federal bench in the District of Nebraska to fill an emergency vacancy. The Courts Matter Coalition of Nebraska, a collection of... read more

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