Omaha, NE United States

About this community

We Don’t Coast!  Omaha is a vibrant, thriving community with bustling city life and attractive suburban living, ranked as one of U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 best places to live. The over 925,000 residents in the metropolitan area welcome newcomers and visitors with warm hospitality.  Top attractions include the top ranked Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, the College World Series, Lauritzen Botanical Garden and the Omaha Children’s Museum and an exciting performing and visual arts scene.

Home to Fortune 500 and 1000 companies – not to mention Warren Buffet – the strong economy, multiple job opportunities and low cost of living makes Omaha an excellent place to live.  The average commute is just 25-35 minutes.  Omaha’s median home price is $155,400 and average 2-bedroom apartment rent is $1,021.  Innovative hospitals and medical centers and schools employ tens of thousands.  The burgeoning silicon prairie includes tech giants such as Yahoo, PayPal, Verizon and Google.

Beth Israel, an integral part of Jewish Omaha, is a warm, strong, family oriented shul led by the dynamic Rabbi Ari Dembitzer.  Jewish Omaha’s integrated campus includes a comprehensive JCC, state-of-the-art nursing and rehabilitation center, mikvah, and a thriving K-6 Jewish day school.  Beth Israel members receive a $2,500 subsidy toward the $7,900 day school tuition. The large eruv includes Beth Israel and the JCC campus A top-ranked community for per capita UJC giving, the Omaha Jewish Federation’s 2016 Annual Campaign topped $3.5M.

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