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Community bid accepted to preserve Alberta Shul

An organization of Eastside Portland Jews and the seller of the Alberta Shul recently negotiated a deal to save the historic building from being demolished. Organizers are seeking local and national donors, bridge financing and in-kind donations to help purchase the building immediately and restore it. Located in the historic Alberta Arts Neighborhood of Northeast…


November Calendar 2017

Through Dec. 31 Fall Art Exhibit at MJCC: Jews of Africa – A Photographic Journey through Ancient and Awakening Communities. Jewish photographic documentarian Jono David showcases 59 images from his 4-year project documenting Jewish life, culture and history in 30 African countries and territories. 503-535-3555 Through Feb. 4, 2018 OJMCHE Presents two new exhibits: “I…


Nancy Spielberg shows stories Impact lives

Award-winning film producer and philanthropist Nancy Spielberg will share her belief in the power of women when she visits Portland this month. Spielberg is the guest speaker at this year’s Women’s Philanthropy event Impact (see box). She will speak about her passion for community, Israel and women’s ability to impact the world. As the sister…


Previews for November 2017

Stampfer dinner to honor three women who created agencies to aid needy By Priscilla Kostiner The 2017 Joshua Stampfer Community Enrichment Award will honor three women who have made outstanding contributions to the Jewish community and the Portland community at large. Those women are Dr. Jill Ginsberg, Tracy Oseran and Sharon Strauss, each of whom…

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