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Michael Bloomberg gives record $1.8 billion to Johns Hopkins for financial aid

Pictured above: Michael R. Bloomberg speaks at the October 2014 dedication of Johns Hopkins University’s Malone Hall. Photo courtesy Will Kirk / Homewood Photography According to a post on Johns Hopkins University website, philanthropist, business leader and three-term New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will commit a record-breaking $1.8 billion to support undergraduate financial…


ART presents ‘Everybody’

ABOVE: Michael Mendelson. “Everybody” Design by Jeff Hayes, Kisha Jarrett and Mary Beth Leavens Artists Repertory Theatre presents Everybody, an inventive twist on a medieval morality play (see schedule below). Death tells Everybody that their time is up. But Everybody doesn’t want to greet Death alone, so Everybody seeks the company of their friends Stuff,…


Mass Shootings and Nazi Salutes: Why We Need Holocaust Education Now!

Editor’s note: Oregon Jewish Life recently wrote about the effort to mandate Holocaust and genocide education in Oregon. By Janice Weinman Anti-Semitism has been called the oldest form of hatred. In America, we are now witnessing a horrifying escalation of anti-Semitic violence, such as cemetery desecration, vandalization of Jewish schools and synagogues and inflammatory anti-Zionist…


“Mixed-Up Menorah” puzzle

By Yoni Glatt How many common words of 5 or more letters can you spell using the letters in the menorah? Every answer must use the center letter at least once. Letters may be reused in a word. At least one word will use all 7 letters and have a direct Hanukkah connection. Proper names…


Remember the victims; Come together for Shabbat

“How inadequate it feels to know these men’s and women’s names only as targets of senseless attack!” ~ David Feder Many of us are still reeling from the Tree of Life shooting. This  Shabbat, communities and organizations are joining together in a Shabbat of Solidarity. We encourage you to join OneTable, the ADL, HIAS, and many…

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