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Teens making a difference eligible for $36,000

The Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards are seeking nominations of exceptional Jewish teens leading meaningful community service and social change initiatives. Now entering its 12th year, the national award annually recognizes up to 15 Jewish teens with $36,000 each towards their project or education. Up to five teens from California and 10 from across the…


Kids Calendar Nov 2017

Nov. 8 Community Shabbat Connect: The Carl Preschool is partnering with PJ Library for this special event focused on Shabbat. 9:30-11 am, at Carl Preschool, Congregation Shaarie Torah, 920 NW 25th, Portland. For preschoolers with a parent, grandparent or other caregiver; siblings welcome. Start off like a typical Carl Preschool morning with singing and stories…


Manage that Mitzvah

The key to any successful event is planning and organization and this is particularly the case for a bar/bat mitzvah. Having a schedule to assist with this planning can help keep your simcha on time, within budget and avoid forgetting any important steps. Use the following timetable as a guide, adjusting and adding other items…


Pacific NW Bar Mitzvah Vibe

I have to say, there are some cool things about living in Seattle. It doesn’t ever reach 120 degrees, the greenery is amazing and nobody cares what you wear, how fancy your car is or what label is on your newest handbag. That said, bar mitzvah planning is a totally different animal here. We’ve never…



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