Grocery Store Book
Memories of the Jewish Midwest, Mom and Pop Grocery Stores, Volume 14 was published in November of 2011. The book celebrates and documents the Jewish grocery stores that operated in Omaha, Lincoln, Council Bluffs, Greater Nebraska and Southwest Iowa. The almost 200 page bookis filled with photographs and recollections of Jewish grocers and members of the families who operated stores throughout the area from the early 1900s to the present.
The book was a dream of Dr. Ben Nachman, a NJHS volunteer whose father owned a small store in Omaha. Dr. Nachman died in 2010; publication of the book is dedicated in his memory.