Experience Kim Schneiderman’s music

This summer, Portlanders have two ways to experience the music of teacher, storyteller and musician Kim Schneiderman, who has spent the past 15 years singing, creating and making music with young families. Kim recently released a new album, “Walk Around the Block.” Additionally she will perform in concert at 5 pm, July 16, on the…



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 The inaugural exhibit in OJMCHE’s main gallery features a visually stunning collection of…


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…


MJCC art gallery debuts with Fred Harwin exhibit

For its premier exhibit, a new art gallery in the Portland Jewish community’s “living room” will feature the diverse works of lifelong-artist Fred Harwin. Fred is a former president of the Mittleman Jewish Community Center, whose tagline is “the living room of the Jewish community.” He’s also a painter, a published medical illustrator and the…


Rising up for Human Dignity: a film and action festival

In commemoration of Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month, two groups have teamed up to present an April festival featuring films and opportunities to take action. Portland State University’s Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project and the local advocacy group Never Again Coalition will present Rising up for Human Dignity, a film and action festival. “We want…


Beth Israel Sisterhood Crossing Over to next century

UPDATE: Because of several Spring break conflicts, Congregation Beth Israel has changed the date of the “Crossing Over” performance from March 30 to April 12. “We are all very excited with the change and our presentation will be on the third night of Passover giving the celebration deeper meaning,” says Michael Allen Harrison. Crossing Over…

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