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Beit Am breaks ground in Corvallis

PHOTO: Beit Am’s first president Jackie Gordon, 90, shows off a drawing of Beit Am’s new home. The Oct. 8 groundbreaking drew participants from Beit Am and the local faith and civic community including Corvallis Mayor Biff Traber. The Beit Am Mid-Willamette Jewish Community broke ground on its new building in Corvallis on Oct. 8….


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…

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