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Who in the World is Roberta Kane?

By skennedy on November 2, 2017 2:05 PM | Permalink

Join the UNLV University Libraries for "Who in the World is Roberta Kane?" on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 5-7 p.m. in the Goldfield Room in Lied Library.

This special reception will feature Roberta Kane, the daughter of Mike and Sallie Gordon. The Gordons were pioneers of Las Vegas' Jewish community and founding members of Temple Beth Sholom. Kane was the first known Jewish baby born in Las Vegas.

A celebration of the UNLV Special Collections & Archives' Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project, the event will offer opportunities for guests to share memories of life in Las Vegas and to browse the project website

To attend the free event, RSVP online at or contact Kelly McCarthy at or 702-895-2239.

If you have special accommodation needs, please contact Lonnie Marshall in advance at 702-895-4517 or