Humanitarian of the Year

Dr. Howard Gendelman will receive the Jewish Federation of Omaha Humanitarian of the Year Award.

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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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Bernard Altsuler

7.13.18 Issue Bernie Altsuler passed away on June 15 in Hot Springs, Arkansas, at the age of 96. Services will be held at Temple Israel on July 24. He was preceeded in death by his wife Shirley of 55 years. He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffery and...

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6.22.18 Issue Ira Philip Schreiber pased away on Jan. 9. Services will be held on Thursday, June 28, 11 a.m. at South Street Temple in Lincoln. Memorials may be made to South Street Temple, 2061 South 20th Street, Lincoln, NE 68502-2797 or to the organization of your...

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6.22.18 Issue Mildred G. Feidman pased away on June 11 after a long & courageous battle with dementia. Services were held June 15  at the Chapel at Beth El Cemetery, 84th & L Streets. She was preceded in death by her husband Walter Feidman. She is survived by...

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6.15.18 Issue Drs. Sonia and Joel Passer of Philadelphia, PA, announce the May 19 birth of their daughter, Naomi Eve. She is named for her great-grandfather, the late Nathan Step and her great-grandmother, the late Edith Passer. Grandparents are Dr. Jeffrey and Sandra...

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6.15.18 Issue Jessica and Andy Finkle of Washington, DC, announce the May 7 birth of their son, Leo Graham. He has a brother, Simon, age 2. Grandparents are Judi and David Finkle of Omaha, and Mary and Michael Levine of East Lansing, MI. Great-grandparents are Rose...

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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.... 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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