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Neshama Carlebach Shabbaton

WHEN: April 7-8 WHERE: Havurah Shir Hadash, Ashland SCHEDULE: Friday evening: Neshama will lead some prayers and songs and tell stories; a highlight will be a  “conversation” with Rabbi David Zaslow talking to Neshama informally before the congregation about her work in carrying on the legacy of her once-in-a-lifetime father. Saturday morning Torah service: Featuring…


Biz Ins and Outs

JFCS Gets Grant for Groundbreaking Holocaust Survivor Care Portland’s Jewish Holocaust survivors will soon receive innovative services designed to reduce trauma and isolation thanks to a grant to Jewish Family & Child Service by the Jewish Federations of North America. Combined with matching funds from the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland, the award will provide…


Kids & Teens Calendar March 2017

MARCH 10-12 Happy Purim. Family Friendly Purim parties are included in the calendar on page 66. MARCH 26 The Jewish Holiday Culinary Experience is an innovative program for adults and children ages 5-12. Passover cooking, 6-8 pm at Portland Kollel, 6688 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland. 503-245-5420 APRIL 2 Good Deeds Day. See page 41 RECURRING:…



3265 SW Sherwood Place, Portland MLS# 17509106 Available in April – Yikes! What more could you want? City & mountain views, minutes to OHSU, downtown & great schools (PJA, Ainsworth) – tucked in the heart of Portland Heights. 3 bedrooms plus office, 2.2 baths, spacious 2 car garage. Lovely yard. $875,000 Betsy Menefee Rickles: 503-260-5866…


Real Estate Directory

INCOME PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO. Jeffrey Reingold 1800 SW 1st Ave. Ste. 220, Portland, OR 97201 503-223-6327 Income Property Management Co. is a property management firm that helps clients gain maximum value for their real estate dollar while providing quality spaces for tenants to live and work. RUBEN J. MENASHE, INC. BUILDER • DEVELOPER…


First-time campers eligible for $1,000 grants

Numerous studies have shown youth benefit from attending sleepaway camps. Jewish sleepaway camps not only help young campers learn valuable life skills, they have the added benefit of creating confident, engaged Jewish adults. A study by the Foundation for Jewish Camp on the long-term impact of Jewish overnight camp offers compelling evidence that camp builds…


Camp Directory

DAY CAMPS GAN ISRAEL DAY CAMP 6612 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland, OR 97239 503-246-KIDS (5437) Through our three thoughtfully designed camps (18 months to 5 years, 6-8 years, 9 -11 years) your child will learn: Cooperation, Creativity and Optimism. Since 1984 Portland’s Gan Israel Day Camp has provided modern Jewish children from diverse backgrounds…


Previews for April 2017

Trio of Shabbaton Events with Rabbi Shefa Gold Three Oregon congregations are hosting a Shabbaton with Rabbi Shefa Gold March 24-25. Rabbi Gold is the author of Torah Journeys and The Magic of Hebrew Chant. Rabbi Gold composes and performs spiritual music, has produced several recordings, and her liturgies are published in many prayer books….

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