Articles by Deborah Moon


Business Briefs December 2017

PHOTOS (From left): Zach Duitch, Robin Kamerling, Simi Mishulovin and Abbie Barash  Duitch hired to lead Solomon Schechter On Dec. 1 Zach Duitch became the new executive director of Camp Solomon Schechter, a Pacific Northwest Jewish camp near Olympia, WA, founded in 1954 by Rabbi Joshua Stampfer. Zach succeeds Sam Perlin, who served as executive…


Food thoughts for holiday parties

With holiday parties in abundance this month, thoughts inevitably turn to food. What should you take your hostess? Food and drink to share? Or maybe a thank you gift? A bottle of wine is always a nice choice for a formal dinner or elegant party. But if you’re going to a casual get together, consider…


Voices in “Pericles Wet” remind scholar of Havurah

When Shakespearean scholar Daniel Pollack-Pelzner saw a new adaptation of “Pericles,” the playwright’s use of women’s voices reminded him of the gender-neutral prayers he grew up with at Havurah Shalom. This month Portland Shakespeare Project presents the world premiere of “Pericles Wet,” a visceral reimagining of Shake­speare’s “Pericles, Prince of Tyre.” Commissioned by Portland Shakes…

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