Daily Archives: May 1, 2012

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Oregon Jewish Museum swings for triple

In the Game opens June 7 In the Game is a multimedia exhibit curated by the Oregon Jewish Museum that draws upon the Museum’s vast historical archives and network of support within the community. Presented on behalf of sports enthusiasts throughout Oregon, In the Game examines the intersection between sports and community life. The exhibit…

Happenings June 2012

Rabbi Joshua Stampfer presents the award named in his honor to Lois and Arden Shenker. The 13th annual award dinner drew 225 guests to the Benson Hotel May 17 to honor the many contributions the Shenkers have made to enrich the community. Sen. Ron Wyden added congratulatory remarks via video. Norman Berlant, a lifelong member…

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State of Emergency

By Lauren Murphy A glance at Dr. Sharon Meieran’s resume brings one word to mind: Superwoman. She’s a doctor, a lawyer and a mother of two; and this year Meieran is looking to add state representative to her long list of accomplishments. “I can’t remember a time when I haven’t done a lot of things…

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Un-real estate market

The old saying that an Englishman’s home is his castle means, according to an 18th-century British Prime Minister: “The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the crown. It may be frail, its roof may shake, the wind may blow through it, the storm may enter, the rain may enter…

Northwest Fashionista

Fashion and fun don’t always go together in the Pacific wind and rain. In fact, getting motivated to wear anything besides athletic wear can be a style puzzler. So, what is the Northwest Fashionista up against? A closet full of clothes with nothing to wear; and how does she define the trends and translate “In…

Flute Fantasy

Newly appointed principal flutist Jessica Sindell’s honeymoon period with the Oregon Symphony has spawned a surprising new passion: Playing pops. “I thought they’d be a breeze, but rhythmically it’s more challenging to learn than a classical piece,” said Sindell, 23, an Eastman School of Music graduate who began her gig with the Portland orchestra in…

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Chef’s Corner: Ricotta Pancakes

Even if you work outside the home full time, mom duties are still 24/7. We have an 11-year-old son with a very busy schedule. He plays several sports, studies hard at school, practices on the piano every day and studies Hebrew to prepare for his bar mitzvah. It seems like just yesterday I was holding…

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