The Goldstein Family Aquatic Center

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A Nebraska AIPAC update

by Gary Javitch Nebraska Council Chair for AIPAC The annual AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) Policy Conference (PC) begins in just one week.  More than 14,000 people will gather at the Washington DC convention center for this three-day event, March 1... read more

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Rosalie Saylan

8.24.18 Issue Rosalie Saylan passed away on Aug. 7, one day after her 97th birthday. A private graveside service was held on Aug. 12 at Temple Israel cemetery. Rosalie lived the last 2 yrs in Lincoln near her daughter. She spent many years as a volunteer in her...

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8.24.18 Issue Eva Heisler, a long time resident of Omaha, passed away on July 24 at age 98 in Chicago, Illinois, where she resided for the last 14 years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Louis Ben Heisler and siblings, Tony Kuznit and Ann Tilles....

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8.17.18 Issue Gal and Josh Moss of Jerusalem, Israel, announce the July 16 birth of their daughter, Chen Moss. She is named for her maternal grandmother, Helen Fishel. She has a sister, Avri. Grandparents are Ellie and Joel Moss of Jerusalem, Israel and Montreal,...

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11.9.18 Issue Shirley and David Goodman announce the birth of their fourth great-grandchild, Erez N’tanel. Erez has an older brother, Tzur Noam and lives in S’de Boaz, Israel. His parents are Ya’el and Avi Margolin. Grandparents are Cathy and Joe Gluck of Skokie, Ill... read more

Searching Moroccan mountains for etrogs

By Ben Sales ASSADS, Morocco (JTA) — We had to cross the gorge, and the only way was to walk single file on a narrow concrete gutter, maybe a foot wide, that bridged the two cliffs. Below us was a long, perilous drop onto the rocky depths. I was traveling deep into... read more

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