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Baruch Dayan Ha’Emet

Baruch Dayan Ha’Emet

Alan Potash CEO, Jewish Federation of Omaha Jon Meyers President, Jewish Federation of Omaha We learned last week about the vandalism that took place at an Omaha Jewish institution. Yes; a cemetery is an institution. When one of our institutions is the target of... read more
Not just another love story

Not just another love story

Amanda Silva Ryan 2019 Omaha Jewish Film Festival committee member We have all heard the classic story of Romeo and Juliet. Two young lovers are torn apart due to familial discord, all to end tragically. Leona is not that story. This film, directed by Isaac Cherem and... read more
Doro Wot: A fragrant Ethiopian chicken dish

Doro Wot: A fragrant Ethiopian chicken dish

Einat Admony This recipe originally appeared on The Nosher. Israel has a large Ethiopian Jewish community, but the majority of Israelis are not familiar with their unique cuisine. I, however, have always felt super connected with Ethiopian culture, partly because I... read more
Yoga, Tai Chi, Jazzercise and Gifts

Yoga, Tai Chi, Jazzercise and Gifts

Ozzie Nogg Who wouldn’t want to take home a $100 gift certificate from Lululemon, two months of free Jazzercise, two weeks of free Tai Chi, or three free Yoga classes? You could be a lucky winner during Beth El Synagogue’s Miriam Initiative Fitness Sampler scheduled... read more
Hanukkah Extravaganza

Hanukkah Extravaganza

Gabby Blair Staff Writer, Jewish Press The Jewish Federation of Omaha will be hosting the 2019 Hanukkah Extravaganza on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 5-7 p.m. at the Omaha Children’s Museum (500 S 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102). While recommended for families and grandparents with... read more

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Marilyn T. Kaplan

Marilyn T. Kaplan

5.1.2020 Issue Marilyn T. Kaplan passed away on Aprill 17 at age 92 with her daughters by her side. Private graveside services were held on April 20 at Mt. Sinai Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and her brother Marvin Gerber. She is...

Arel Zohar Kotzen

4.17.20 Issue Arel Zohar Kotzen, son of Orly and Israel Scott Kotzen, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, March 14 at Chabad of Marina Del Rey & Venice, CA. Arel is a seventh grade honors student at Palms Middle School and participates in both the Gifted...
Susan Lipp Kentoff

Susan Lipp Kentoff

4.10.20 Issue Susan Lipp Kentoff of Jupiter, FL, passed away peacefully on March 22. A celebration of life will take place at some point in the future. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, David Richard Kentoff; sons, Michael of Washington, DC, and Eric of...

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