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From England to Portland via adventure

PHOTO: Sabina Shalom in her apartment at Rose Schnitzer Manor displays photos of the leaders she met while touring the world on her marriage sabbatical – India Prime Minister Indira Ghandi, the King of Tonga and the Lord Mayor of Sydney, Australia. On the shelf is the lifetime achievement award she received from the National…

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Balance parent’s wishes and safety

PHOTO: Emily Wanderer Cohen with her mother, Hannelore Wanderer, z”l, and daughter, Rachael Cohen. By Emily Wanderer Cohen It all began with this innocuous statement: “Em, I’m getting my left knee replaced in April, right after the first night of Pesach.” My mother (I called her Mutti, which is German for mom) had no concept…

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Directory of Senior Services & Living May 2018

SENIOR PRODUCTS & SERVICES ADULT DAY SERVICES AT CEDAR SINAI PARK 6125 SW Boundary St. • Portland, OR 97221 503-535-4403 • cedarsinaipark.org Adult Day Services at CSP follows the social model program to provide socialization, support services and recreation to elders in a structured, supervised program. Daily programs allow your loved one to enjoy music,…

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Biz Ins & Outs April 2018

Beit Am gets grant to make new synagogue solar Beit Am has been awarded a $51,250 grant by Pacific Power to develop solar power for its new building in Corvallis. The Beit Am Mid-Willamette Jewish Community is building a 6,700-square-foot synagogue, located on a 5-acre parcel Beit Am purchased in 2000. Many members have advocated…

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Business Ins & Outs March 2018

PHOTO: Solar panels help power PP&R’s Matt Dishman Community Center. The bureau’s East Portland Community Center, Wilson Pool and Southwest Community Center also have solar panels. Photo courtesy of Portland Parks & Recreation   Artists Rep receives $7 million donation Artists Repertory Theatre announced on Feb. 2 that it had received an anonymous donation of…

Camp Directory 2018

Day Camps   BB DAY CAMP PORTLAND Located at Congregation Beth Israel 1972 NW Flanders, Portland, OR 97210 503-496-7447 bbcamp.org/portland Located at Congregation Beth Israel in Northwest Portland, BB Day Camp offers a warm and welcoming camp experience filled with art, dance, water play, martial arts, gymnastics, music, Jewish enrichment, and Shabbat celebrations for campers…

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Jewish camps are thriving

PHOTO: While visiting camps and meeting camp leaders in Oregon, Foundation for Jewish Camp CEO Jeremy Fingerman stopped by to see an old friend, Rabbi Joshua Stampfer, who officiated at Jeremy’s 1973 bar mitzvah in Jerusalem. Jeremy says, “I brought with me the Tanakh which Rabbi Stampfer inscribed to me as follows many years ago: ‘Presented…

Education Directory January 2018

BEIT HAVERIM RELIGIOUS SCHOOL Classes: 1111 Country Club Road Mail: PO Box 311 Lake Oswego, OR 97034 503-310-9184 beithav.org Jewish education for preschoolers-teenagers, including Hebrew, tutoring and preparation for B’nai Mitzvah and Confirmation. We provide spiritual and moral foundations for lifelong Jewish practice through Bible stories, parshot, Jewish music, dance, art and Israeli programming. EDISON…

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