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Vaccine Support for Seniors

    Many seniors in the Portland Metro area can’t schedule their Covid-19 vaccinations on their own. They do not have access to the internet, do not know how to navigate the online appointment platforms, or they have a language barrier. Many also don’t have friends or family to assist them. That’s where background-checked volunteers…

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Aleph Farms and Technion Reveal World’s First 3-D Printed Ribeye Steak

  Photo: Prof. Shulamit Levenberg with Didier Toubia (right) and graduate student Iris Ianovici (left). Courtesy Nitzan Zohar Aleph Farms Ltd. and its research partner at the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, have successfully cultivated the world’s first slaughter-free ribeye steak, using three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting technology and natural…

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Portland Street Response Launches

  The pilot for the Portland Street Response (PSR), an innovative non-police response to assist people experiencing houselessness or a behavioral/mental health crisis, hits the streets for the first time on Feb.16. Beginning at 10 am, the team started taking calls dispatched from 911 to offer an alternative to the police for people suffering mental…

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Purim and Addiction Recovery

  By Hannah Prager Being Jewish, having family members in addiction recovery, and now working for a treatment center for alcoholism and addiction, I wanted to learn more about Purim, and the commandment to drink. I had the opportunity to (virtually) sit down and learn with Rabbi Dr. Chaim Meyer Tureff to learn about the…

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