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20 September 2012

OTYG board returns from leadership training with enthusiasm for coming year

Written by David Golbitz, Posted in OTYG

On Friday, August 31, the OTYG leadership board drove to Kansas City for the annual NFTY Leadership Training Institute, a weekend program during which regional board members come together to learn the skills necessary to lead the group in the coming year.

20 September 2012

Temple Israel prepares for exodus with Sukkot picnic at new building

Written by David Golbitz, Posted in New Building

As the Temple Israel congregation continues to plan its exodus from its Cass Street home, the holiday of Sukkot, which commemorates the 40 years of wandering in the desert after the Jewish exodus from Egypt, seems a perfect opportunity to introduce the congregation to its new, as-yet-unfinished home on Sterling Ridge Drive.

20 September 2012

Temple Teen Night ... One Word Says it All

Written by Rabbi Joshua Brown, Posted in Temple Teen Night

Now a resident of Omaha for almost three months I cannot say that I know many people well. But I do know love when I see it. This is what I saw when more than thirty teens came to temple for our new Temple Teen Night (TTN).

20 September 2012

Yom Kippur Appeal

Written by Our Clergy, Posted in High Holidays

During the High Holidays, we celebrate God’s creation, including ourselves. We read Genesis on Rosh Hashanah, in which God calls to us to be stewards of the world.

20 September 2012

More Six-Word Memoirs for the High Holidays [Photos]

Posted in High Holidays


More 6 Word Memoirs from our students and faculty.

13 September 2012

Six-Word Memoirs for the High Holidays [Photos]

Posted in High Holidays

Six-Word Memoirs for the High Holidays [Photos]

We asked our Religious School students and faculty to create some Six-Word Memoirs about the High Holidays. Here's a sample of what they came up with.

12 September 2012

Wake Up Call [Video]

Posted in High Holidays

Wake up to the sound of the shofar, here blown by Alex Kraft, and get ready for the High Holidays!

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