Business news February 2018

New shaliach arrives in Pacific Northwest Eitan Teiger is the new Israeli shaliach for the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland and StandWithUs Northwest. He arrived in November and will be in the region through August. Eitan visits high school classrooms around Oregon and Washington to talk about Israeli society, Israeli culture (music, dance, food, service…


US Holocaust Memorial Museum appoints Western region director

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum announced the appointment of Marla Eglash Abraham as Western regional director for the nine-state region that includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington. “Marla is a California native with years of successful development experience, and we look forward to her leadership of the museum’s…


Biz Ins & Outs January 2019

Cedar Sinai Park enhances finance and operations management Cedar Sinai Park has enhanced its finance and operations management, starting with the appointment of Julie Norton Stewart as chief financial officer. Julie has nearly 20 years financial management experience including significant finance roles with Providence Health and Services and The Regence Group. Julie brings not only…


Biz Ins & Outs November 2018

Beit Am hires Rabbi Phil Bressler Rabbi Phil Bressler has joined Beit Am to serve as the religious leader for the Mid-Willamette Valley Jewish Community. Rabbi Phil arrived in Corvallis on July 15 with his wife, Amanda, and 3½-year-old daughter, Penina. With the birth of their son, Judah, born in Corvallis Aug. 18, the family can…


Biz Ins & Outs October 2018

Michael Jeser leaves Portland to head San Diego Federation Jewish Federation of Greater Portland’s Michael Jeser has been named president and CEO of the Jewish Federation of San Diego. Michael has served JFGP as director of financial resource development for the past 2½ years. Michael concluded his work at JFGP on July 27. “Michael has…


Biz Ins & Outs July 2018

OJCF promotes three staffers The Oregon Jewish Community Foundation has promoted three of its professional team members in recognition of their work on behalf of the organization. Chris Vitron has been promoted to chief financial officer. He joined the OJCF team in late 2013. Vitron’s responsibilities include oversight for general and fund accounting, budget management,…

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