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B'nai Mitzvah Contact List

Beth El Contacts

- Torah and Haftorah Tutoring – Hazzan Krausman – 402-492-8550
- D’var Torah – Rabbi Abraham – 402-492-8550
- Eligibility/Requirements – Mark Kelln – 402-492-8550
- Facilities and Logistics – Allison Newfeld – 402-492-8550
- Baking Date Reservations/Kitchen Questions – Mike Newell – 402-492-8550
- Submit picture and family information – Robby Erlich  – 402-492-8550
- Event Planning - Caryn Scheer

Simcha Coordinators - this will by handled by Rabbi Abraham & Hazzan Krausman
The number of Aliyahs available may vary, so please contact Rabbi Abraham or Hazzan Krausman to discuss what is available for your B'nai Mitzvah date. Click here to see a sample Simcha planning worksheet.

Board Presentation
The person who presents Beth El's gifts to the  b’nai mitzvahmay be any past president or current member of Beth El’s Board of Trustees. Please share your choice with your Simcha Coordinator.

Jewish Press Announcements
Announcements should be submitted at least two weeks in advance by fax at 402-334-5422, email at, or mail to The Jewish Press, 333 South 132nd Street, Omaha, NE 68154.

Caterers are subject to the approval of our Executive Director, Allison Newfeld. If you wish to work with an outside caterer, we will be happy to meet with them and review the requirements of our kitchen.  The caterer will have to schedule a meeting with our Executive Director no later than one month in advance of the event. The contract must be finalized 2 weeks before the event.  Contact Allison if you have any questions concerning the use of synagogue facilities.

Mon, June 17 2024 11 Sivan 5784