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OJMCHE INAUGURAL EXHIBIT

Grisha Bruskin ALEFBET: The Alphabet of Memory June 11-Oct. 1, 2017 Tuesday-Friday, 11 am-5 pm Saturday-Sunday, noon-5 pm Grand Opening: June 11, noon-4 pm. Free Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education 724 NW Davis St., Portland  97209 503-226-3600 l ojmche.org

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Biz Ins and Outs

JFCS taps Kathleen Sullivan as interim executive director Dr. Kathleen M. Sullivan became the interim executive director of Jewish Family & Child Service on May 6, following the departure of Carrie Hoops, who left May 5 to lead William Temple House. JFCS is a subsidiary of Cedar Sinai Park that provides social services to improve…

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25th Portland Jewish Film Festival JUNE 11-25, 2017

GENERAL ADMISSION: $10 STUDENTS AND SENIORS: $9 PATRON PASS: $125 Complete schedule, tickets, and passes are available online at nwfilm.org. location: Northwest Film Center—Whitsell Auditorium, Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Avenue Welcome to the 25th annual Portland Jewish Film Festival, produced by the Northwest Film Center and co-presented with the Institute for Judaic Studies….

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Insulin resistance may hasten cognitive decline

A new Tel Aviv University study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease finds that insulin resistance, caused in part by obesity and physical inactivity, is also linked to a more rapid decline in cognitive performance. According to the research, both diabetic and non-diabetic subjects with insulin resistance experienced accelerated cognitive decline in executive function…

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Like art? Take a hike

Every month, local artists and merchants support the art scene in various Oregon communities with art walks. These art walks offer a free and easy opportunity to enjoy the arts in communities around the state. First Thursday/PDX For more than a quarter century, First Thursday has meant an evening of art, food and fun. Portland…

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Shows you won’t want to miss this summer

Portland Center Stage presents Mona Golabek in “The Pianist of Willesden Lane” for a limited return engagement June 17-30: Grammy-nominated artist Mona Golabek returns to Portland Center Stage at The Armory for a limited engagement of “The Pianist of Willesden Lane,” adapted and directed by Hershey Felder and based on the book The Children of…

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Staycations & Summer Fun Directory

BROADWAY ROSE THEATRE COMPANY 12850 SW Grant Ave. Tigard, OR 97223 503-620-5262 broadwayrose.org Summer performances – “The Addams Family” (June 29-July 23) and “Gypsy” (Aug. 3-20) – will be performed at the Deb Fennell Auditorium, Tigard High School, 9000 Durham Road in Tigard. Broadway Rose has been producing professional musical theatre in the Portland area…

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OJMCHE Named Spaces (as of May 10, 2017)

1st floor Changing Exhibition Gallery: Renee & Irwin Holzman 2nd floor Gallery: Leonard & Lois Schnitzer Family Lobby: Stern Family in memory of Jerry Stern Main stairway: Jay & Diane Zidell Charitable Foundation Vestibule: Lila Goodman Gift shop: Ron Tonkin Family Café: Rosemarie F. Rosenfeld Family (Lefty’s Cafe) Smaller gallery, 1st floor: Solomon & Rosalyn…

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Kids & teens too Events June 2017

JUNE 1 In honor of Shavuot, all children are invited to participate in our “Bikkurim” (fruit) parade and fruit drive at Congregation Kesser Israel, 6698 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland. Fruit brought by the children will be donated to Neighborhood House after the parade. Followed by a delicious dairy Kiddush. 503-222-1239 JUNE 10 CNS Young Family Shabbat Hike. 3-5…

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Previews for July 2017

Federation annual meeting June 13 The Jewish Federation of Greater Portland invites the community to its 97th annual meeting. New board members Lauren Goldstein and Rochelle Schwartz will be installed and the Laurie Rogoway Leadership Award will be presented to Ben Winkleblack. Outgoing board members Andrew Berlinberg, Shelly Klapper and Joyce Mendelsohn will be recognized…

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