Daily Archives: November 28, 2017

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Community bid accepted to preserve Alberta Shul

An organization of Eastside Portland Jews and the seller of the Alberta Shul recently negotiated a deal to save the historic building from being demolished. Organizers are seeking local and national donors, bridge financing and in-kind donations to help purchase the building immediately and restore it. Located in the historic Alberta Arts Neighborhood of Northeast…

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Chanukah essay contest announced

Maimonides Jewish Day School is sponsoring a Chanukah essay contest for third/fourth-graders and fifth/sixth-graders. Essays of about 150 words should reflect on “What Freedom Means to Me.” There will be one winner selected from each of the two age groups. Winners will receive an autographed book by award-winning author Eric Kimmel, who has endorsed the…

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Teens making a difference eligible for $36,000

The Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards are seeking nominations of exceptional Jewish teens leading meaningful community service and social change initiatives. Now entering its 12th year, the national award annually recognizes up to 15 Jewish teens with $36,000 each towards their project or education. Up to five teens from California and 10 from across the…

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