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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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10.13.17 Issue Bonnie Ann Weinstein passed away on Oct. 4 at home in Apache Junction, AZ. The family marked her passing privately. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Harold Weinstein of Apache Junction, AZ; daughters and sons-in-law, Tammy and Scott Takao of...

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Jack Ellison Cohen

12.1.17 Issue Jack Ellison Cohen, son of Karen and Michael Cohen, will become a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday Dec. 9, at Beth El. Jack is a seventh-grade student at Brownell Talbot and a graduate of Friedel Jewish Academy. He enjoys playing Jazz piano and trumpet and... 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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