Daily Archives: February 26, 2018

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Octogenarian’s art reflects colorful life

PHOTO: Boris Uan-Zo-li, his wife, Sventlana, and his son, Alexander, around their kitchen table in front of a wall full of paintings by Boris. Photo by Polina Olsen   Boris Uan-Zo-li’s artwork reflects his fascinating life. Big, bold, varied and colorful, his paintings cover the walls of his Beaverton split-level home. The work is abstract,…

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Planning for death is part of living

PHOTO: Filmmaker Cathy Zheutlin “This film chose me,” says filmmaker Cathy Zheutlin of her surprisingly uplifting 45-minute documentary “Living While Dying.” When the film premiered last November, she handed out a questionnaire and asked people to share three words that came to mind about the film. The words repeated most often were beautiful, honest, loving,…

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Eugene gets “real” bagels

By Aliya Bree Hall   Lox, Stocks and Bagels in the south hills of Eugene brings traditional East Coast staples to Oregon’s southern Willamette Valley. Owned by New Jersey native Scott Lilly, the shop sells a wide assortment of bagels, as well as soups, salads and bagel sandwiches. The shop opened last summer in the…

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TAX REFORM PROGRAM

PHOTO: From left are Steve Zipper (JD, Gevurtz Menashe) , OJCF Executive Director Julie Diamond, Amy Kutzkey (CPA, Perkin’s & Co.), Erick Hormel (CPA, Perkins & Co), Marshal Spector (JD, Gevurtze Menashe), and PAG co-chairs Josh Blank and Brian Suher. Two things were clear from the Professional Advisors Group of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation’s…

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MIKVAH DEDICATION

Photo: JFGP CEO Marc Blattner wields the scissors aided by Rabbis Tzvi Fischer and Ariel Stone at the ribbon cutting for the Jan. 21 dedication of Rachel’s Well. Photo by Victor Paru More than 100 community members celebrated the grand opening of Portland’s new community mikvah. Owned and operated by the Jewish Federation of Greater…

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