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Lorenzo Batt

10.25.19 Issue Lorenzo Batt, son of Valerie Batt and Aaron Batt, will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Temple Israel. Lorenzo is a seventh-grade honors student at Lewis and Clark. Lorenzo has played on a YMCA soccer team since he was in kindergarten....
Telling the Story

Telling the Story

Shira Abraham One thing was clear to me when I moved here eight years ago: everyone has a story of how they ended up in Omaha. People were – and are – so welcoming, and were eager to share their story.  Stories from “native” Omahans telling their history...
Symposium on Jews and Gender

Symposium on Jews and Gender

Leonard Greenspoon Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization, Creighton University This year’s Symposium presenters come from as far away as Israel and as close as Omaha. They teach at a variety of academic institutions from large public universities to small liberal...
Felicia Schrier

Felicia Schrier

10.18.19 Issue Felicia Schrier passed away on Oct. 10 at age 80. Private family services were held. She was preceded in death by her daughter Jill Folsom, and sister-in-law, Marlene Landy. She is survived by her husband Stanley Schrier, son and daughter-in-law,...
Raquel H. Newman

Raquel H. Newman

10.11.19 Issue Raquel H. Newman passed away on Oct. 6 in Palm Springs, California at age 91. She was surrounded by her four children and their spouses, and her eldest granddaughter. Graveside services will be just for family, but a Celebration of Life gathering in San...