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BB Camp invites young adults

B’nai B’rith Camp is planning its first-ever weekend for adults ages 23-35. Young adults are invited to enjoy a weekend of camp fun, adult-style, Aug. 26-28 near Lincoln City on the Oregon coast. Last Day of Camp is a full weekend of the summer camp experience you remember, but without the training wheels. This weekend…

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JERUSALEM – Leading international breast cancer researchers attending a Soroka Medical Center and Israel Healthcare Foundation symposium addressing the question: “Should Ashkenazi Jews or even the general population be tested routinely for inherited predisposition to breast cancer?” concluded that the current testing model focusing on family history isn’t working and that data shows that half…


OJMCHE Annual Meeting & Exhibit Opening

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education members packed the museum’s theater for OJMCHE June 29 annual meeting. Out-going president David Newman (inset) announced that the museum was close finalizing the  purchase a permanent home for the museum, news that was confirmed on July 6 (see story). The meeting was also the opportunity to…

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Tour first “Green House Home” in Oregon

Oregon’s first long-term care residence created in partnership with the innovative Green House Project  will open in late July at the campus of Cedar Sinai Park in Southwest Portland. It is the first of four 12-resident households, with the rest to be completed early in 2017. CSP is currently scheduling community tours to take place…

jupiter-courtesy of NASA and NSSDCA Photo Gallery


Photo of Jupiter courtesy of NASA’s NSSDCA Photo Gallery   From the Weizmann Institute of Science On July 4, NASA’s Juno spacecraft will be entering orbit around Jupiter, the largest planet in the Solar System. Its extended trip – more than 2 billion kilometers over nearly five years – will be over, but its work…


White House picks Israeli companies for GES 2016

PHOTO: Shown at Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016, from left, are SolCold CMO Gadi Grotes, BwareIT founder Konstantin Berezin, Sonorapy head of business development Noemie Alliel, PresenTense Israel CEO Guy Spigelman, Mercu-Removal founder-CTO Zach Barnea, Sensilize cofounder Robi Stark, Waseem Abu Salem of Loop, and Sesame Enable cofounder Oded Ben Dov.   By Abigail Klein Leichman…

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Oregon Stamp Show includes Israel booth

The Israel Philatelic Agency of North America will be representing Israel Post at the American Philatelic Society Convention in Portland Aug. 4-7. The show is free. A limited number of the special Sheetlet issued for the World Stamp Show 2016 in New York will be available for sale. Also on sale will be stamps on…

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