Diane Walker Executive Assistant, JFO We are excited to announce that starting April 1, Jamie Skog-Burke will join the JFO team and assume the role of Director of Development. Jamie grew up in Omaha and she and her husband, BJ Burke, decided to come home to Omaha last... read more
Cassandra Weisenburger Director of Communications, Temple Israel Make sure you mark your calendars for April 26-28 as we celebrate Cantor Wendy Shermet’s retirement after 18 wonderful years at Temple Israel. On Friday, April 26 at 5:30 p.m. you are invited to Temple... read more
Marcy Oster JERUSALEM (JTA) — More than 60 rockets were launched overnight into southern Israel from the Gaza Strip even as Hamas said it had accepted a cease-fire agreement. Egypt brokered the cease-fire, which was to take effect at 10 p.m. Monday, but rockets... read more
Ozzie Nogg As Rabbi Tarfon of Yavneh famously said about 1,900 years ago in Pirke Avot, “You are not obligated to complete the work, but you are not free to avoid it.” In that spirit, Beth El will present Judaism and the Environment on Sunday, March 31 from 11:00 a.m.... read more
Passover is rapidly approaching and that means it’s a busy time at the Rose Blumkin Jewish Home. Especially in the kitchen, where Director of Food Services Mike Aparo has his work cut out for him. It is no surprise that, during Passover, the regular... read more
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3.22.19 Issue Sasha Belle Denenberg, daughter of Tippi and Steve Denenberg, will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, March 30, at Beth El Synagogue. Sasha is a sixth-grade student at Lewis and Clark Middle School. She recently starred as Alison in the musical Fun...
3.22.19 Issue Mara and Matt Weidinger of Denver, CO, announce the March 11 birth of their daughter, Sonya Susan (BatSheva Bina Rina). She is named for her bubbie, the late Susan F. Zalkin, and great-grandfather, Ron Weidinger. Grandparents are Mark and the late Susan...
3.22.19 Issue Amy Levinger and Paul Springer were married March 9, 2019 at Temple Israel in Omaha. The ceremony was officiated by Brian Stoller and Cantor Wendy Shermet. Amy is the daughter of Bonnie and Steve Levinger of Omaha and the granddaughter of Leta and Chuck...
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