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Hanukkah Essay Winners Announced

Maimonides Jewish Day School has announced the winners of the Hanukkah Essay Contest the school sponsored for the second year. The Jewish Federation of Greater Portland provided support for the contest, which drew entries from dozens of third- through sixth-graders.  Entries came from all three Jewish day schools in Portland and around the state, including…


NASA solar probe’s imager was made by Israeli company

IMAGE: Parker Solar Probe approaching the sun. Image via Shutterstock with elements furnished by NASA; from Israel21c     By Abigail Klein Leichman Israel 21c   Onboard NASA’s breakthrough Parker Solar Probe mission is a high-performance CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) imager made by Israel-headquartered TowerJazz in collaboration with nonprofit research center SRI International of California…


Israeli Soldiers Tour greeted by welcome and protest

PHOTOS: At the University of Oregon, above, the Israeli Soldiers Tour was greeted with a warm welcome. Below the visiting IDF reservists were greeted by protesters. Photos courtesy of StandWithUs   StandWithUs’ “Israeli Soldiers Tour” visited Oregon in October. Chen and Aviv (last names withheld for security) presented programs at Oregon State University, University of Oregon,…


Hunger organizations benefit from Feast

PHOTO: A Super Secret dinner at the 2017 Feast Portland. Photo by Jessica Fiorillo During its seventh year, Bon Appétit Presents Feast Portland food and drink festival (Sept. 13-16, 2018) raised $75,140 for its charitable partners Partners For A Hunger-Free Oregon and Urban Gleaners. Since 2012, Feast Portland has raised $445,140 to help fight hunger….

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