Supporting Federal Workers

“BEST COMMUNITY OR WHAT?! Positive Charge! has put collection bins (the NW and SW locations of Food Front, as well as Prosperity Pie Shoppe in Multnomah) to help meet the needs of the 650-700 federal employees working without pay and keeping us safe in the skies at Portland International Airport. Yesterday Positive Charge! co-founder Sallie…


Kids & Teens Calendar-January 2019

JAN. 10 PORTLAND JEWISH ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE: 10 am-noon at PJA, 6651 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland. Stop by and get a feel for PJA, infant-eighth grade, from the people who are most dedicated – our PJA families and staff. PJA students at all ages experience small classes; committed, skilled teachers; and an environment that is…


Recipes from the “Hungry Girl”

Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien has “swapped” out traditional ingredients for more healthy ones in some favorite Jewish dishes. For more fabulous recipes and heathly-eating tips and tricks, visit hungry-girl.com. Floosh’s Stuffed Cabbage (pictured above) Ingredients Cabbage 1 extra-large head green cabbage (large enough to yield 14 large leaves), core carefully removed with a sharp knife…


Hanukkah miracle emerges from ashes

By Aaron Wolf Do you believe in miracles? The real-life kind? I’m in my car and on my way to Camp Hess Kramer off the Pacific Coast Highway in Southern California, one of two camps founded by my late Grandfather Rabbi Alfred Wolf for the Wilshire Boulevard Temple. I’m close to returning to his legacy…


JFCS volunteers feed 755 for Thanksgiving

With the help of volunteers, Jewish Family & Child Service assembled and delivered Thanksgiving food boxes to 162 families, feeding 755 individuals. The community donated $4,354 worth of nonperishable food and the balance was covered via a grant from the Safeway Foundation and the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland’s Turner Grant. The Nov. 18 event…


Artists show “Beautiful Lives Lost”

IMAGE: Erick Silva, a young security guard who saved seven lives before he was shot. Collage by Bonnie Meltzer   “The Beautiful Lives Lost Portrait Project” honors the 58 Las Vegas shooting victims who were invisible to the perpetrator but who we clearly see, recognize, remember and honor as victims of senseless violence.  The portraits…

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