A History of Relations between Jews and African Americans in Omaha

This is a history of relations between Black people and Jews in Omaha, Nebraska. It details instances, occasions, places and spaces where the Jewish community interacted with the Black community in the city.

A History of Antisemitism in Omaha

Throughout the history of Omaha there is a long tradition of hostility towards and prejudice against Jewish people, which is called antisemitism. It has existed since the first Jews arrived in the city in the 1860s. Antisemitism was overt in Omaha into the 1960s, by which time Jews were largely viewed as part of the … Continue reading A History of Antisemitism in Omaha

History of Bakeries in North Omaha

Once located all over North Omaha, there are few bakeries left -- but lots of memories! This is an account of some of the bakeries from the community's history.

A History of Kellom School

What do Fred Astaire, Roger and Gale Sayers, Bob Gibson, Bob Boozer, Michael Anania, Brenda Council, and former Omaha mayor Johnny Rosenblatt all have in common? Born in the Near North Side, each attended the same school. That same building is a neighborhood institution with deep roots going back at least 140 years in Omaha's past. This is a history of North Omaha's Kellom School.