Daily Archives: July 27, 2017

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BIZ INS & OUTS July 2017: Awards

Attorney Edie Rogoway Wins OCDLA President’s Award Attorney Edie Rogoway was named the recipient of the 2017 Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association’s President’s award for her pro bono work organizing volunteer attorneys and interpreters to assist people affected by President Trump’s Muslim travel-ban Executive Order. The award acknowledged Ms. Rogoway for “… standing up for…

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BIZ INS & OUTS July 2017

PHOTOS from left: Rabbi Benjamin Barnett, Mike Martynowicz and Chef Clyde Gregory Rabbi Benjamin Barnett Leads Havurah Shalom On Aug. 1 Rabbi Benjamin Barnett becomes the new rabbi of Portland’s Havurah Shalom, replacing Rabbi Joey Wolf, who retired earlier this year after leading the Reconstructionist congregation for 30 years. Rabbi Barnett previously served as rabbi…

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Hadassah Combats Dramatic 86% Rise in Anti-Semitic Incidents in US

The alarming 86% rise in anti-Semitic incidents in the United States was addressed at Hadassah’s 2017 National Assembly in St. Louis in July, announced Ellen Hershkin, national president of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc., the nation’s largest Zionist women’s organization. In a strongly-worded Combating Anti-Semitism policy statement 2017, Hadassah: Calls on all nations and international bodies to establish…

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