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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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Pauline Jeanette Wine

9.22.17 Issue Pauline Jeanette Wine passed away on Sept. 10 in Scottsdale, AZ, at age 90. Services were held on Sept. 13 at the National Memorial Cemetery in Phoenix. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years Harvey Wine formerly of Omaha. She is survived...

Thomas Jaeger

9.22.17 Issue Thomas Jaeger passed away Sept. 9 at age 77. Services were held on  Sept 12 at Beth El Cemetery Chapel, 84th & L Streets. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ellen, and daughter Michelle, along with extended family and a loving circle of friends....

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9.8.17 Issue Bonnie J. London passed away Aug. 30 at age 85. Services were held on  Sept. 3 at the Temple Israel Cemetery. She was preceded in death by husband, Nathan London. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Jacqueline and Douglas Monasebian; son, Steven...

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8.25.17 Issue Phyllis Anne Roffman passed away Aug. 22 at age 85. Services were held Aug 24 at Beth El Synagogue, 14506 California Street. She was preceded in death by husband Normand, and parents Helen and Paul Bernstein. She is lovingly survived by her daughters and...

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8.25.17 Issue Sylvia Kushner of Lincoln passed away Aug. 4 in Lincoln. She was one month shy of age 99. She was preceded in death by her husband Dwayne Kushner. She is survived by her sons Brin, Jeff, and Mark and their spouses, and daughter, Sherrill; five...

Jerome (Jerry) Lerner

10.20.17 Issue Jerome (Jerry) Lerner passed away on Oct. 1 at age 91. Burial took place in St. Louis, MO. He was preceded in death by his parents, Maurice and Ida Lerner and his loving brother, Bennett Lerner, and son-in-law, Stanley Wilensky. He is survived by his... read more

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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