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5 German firms each give $1.1 million to Holocaust memorial

Photo: Yad Vashem: World Holocaust Center, Jerusalem. Photo courtesy Yad Vashem Five well-known German companies, including the country’s only publicly traded soccer club, are donating 1 million euros ($1.1 million) each to Israel’s Yad Vashem memorial for the development of a facility to preserve, catalog and store Holocaust-related artifacts. Borussia Dortmund managing director Carsten Cramer…

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Jews and Presidents Day

By Paul Finkelman Next week is Presidents Day, an amalgamated birthday celebration for two of our three greatest presidents: George Washington (Feb. 22, 1732) and Abraham Lincoln (Feb. 12, 1809). We measure presidential greatness by combining challenges each leader faced and his successful resolutions. By this standard, both Washington and Lincoln are always numbered among…

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A Special First Thursday!

HISTORIC IMAGES, ABOVE: Alan Zell performing with a skating club at the Lloyd Center in 1965. (OJM5905) AT RIGHT: 1894 Flood at Meier & Frank Building (OJM3270) BOTTOM: Uniformed Neighborhood House dancers performing in gym with onlookers seated around and above on balcony, c 1927. OJM124 Visit the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust…

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