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Jewish Museum fits right into Portland’s Pearl

The region’s only Jewish museum will inaugurate its new home with an exhibit of international proportions, reflecting its promise as a compelling addition to Portland’s culturally rich Pearl district. The Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education opens the doors to its new permanent home, 724 NW Davis St., with a free celebration June…

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

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Zidell family envisions a neighborhood

As the last barge built by the Zidell Companies is launched from the barge house in June, the Zidell family turns their full attention to developing the family’s 33 acres on Portland’s South Waterfront into a mixed-use development with a sense of community and green space. “Because we are a small family and own the…

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Preserving first-person testimony

The recent donation of materials about Luba Tryszynska, “The Angel of Bergen-Belsen,” adds an important message to the collection of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. “As important as it is to know about man’s capacity for evil, it is also important to know man’s capacity for good,” says Judith Cohen, the museum’s chief acquisitions curator….

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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…

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Billy Crystal has some tales to tell

Billy Crystal invites Portlanders to sit down for an informal after-dinner conversation at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall March 3 as he spins stories from his multi-faceted life and career. The evening is part of the comedian/actor/director/author’s “Spend the Night with Billy Crystal” U.S. tour. Calling it a sit-down show, Billy says the audience will…

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