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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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10.5.18 Issue Jerry Gerelick passed away on Sept. 25 at age 68. As Jerry would say, he was “voted off the island” due to complications of diabetes. He is survived by Larraine, his wife of 40 years; sister and brother-in-law, Marcia and Steve Pitlor; brother, Howard;...

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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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