Daily Archives: December 21, 2017


Ahavath Achim plans for vibrant future

PHOTO: Ahavath Achim President Charles Levy in the Sephardic congregation’s small Hillsdale location. Congregation Ahavath Achim is taking a three-pronged approach to a more vibrant, sustainable future for Portland’s Sephardic community. The congregation was founded in 1910 by Jews arriving from Turkey and the Isle of Rhodes. After being forced to relocate by urban renewal,…


Beit Am breaks ground in Corvallis

PHOTO: Beit Am’s first president Jackie Gordon, 90, shows off a drawing of Beit Am’s new home. The Oct. 8 groundbreaking drew participants from Beit Am and the local faith and civic community including Corvallis Mayor Biff Traber. The Beit Am Mid-Willamette Jewish Community broke ground on its new building in Corvallis on Oct. 8….

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