Teens, preteens, children and families can step up and change the world on April 2 by participating in a variety of tikkun olam projects on Good Deeds Day. Family-friendly projects will include packing Passover food boxes, making blankets for children in crisis, making birthday cards for seniors, assembling hygiene kits for the homeless, preparing lunch…


Kids & Teens Calendar March 2017

MARCH 10-12 Happy Purim. Family Friendly Purim parties are included in the calendar on page 66. MARCH 26 The Jewish Holiday Culinary Experience is an innovative program for adults and children ages 5-12. Passover cooking, 6-8 pm at Portland Kollel, 6688 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland. 503-245-5420 APRIL 2 Good Deeds Day. See page 41 RECURRING:…


Beth Israel Sisterhood Crossing Over to next century

UPDATE: Because of several Spring break conflicts, Congregation Beth Israel has changed the date of the “Crossing Over” performance from March 30 to April 12. “We are all very excited with the change and our presentation will be on the third night of Passover giving the celebration deeper meaning,” says Michael Allen Harrison. Crossing Over…


Developers bullish on Portland

Portland’s skyline is changing, and four Jewish family-owned development companies are doing their part to ensure the change is positive. “Portland seems like a very healthy real estate market now, and with proper stewardship can continue to be,” says Jack Menashe, president of Ruben J. Menashe, Inc., the company founded by his father in 1962….

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