Daily Archives: August 1, 2012

Happenings/Faces of Oregon, August 2012

OJCF NEW BOARD MEMBERS – The Oregon Jewish Community Foundation has added three new members to its board of directors: (from left) Jonathan Barg, Jill Schnitzer Edelson and Jonathan Glass. At the Annual Meeting, OJCF also thanked several outgoing board members including Warren Rosenfeld, Sharon Ungerleider and Milt Carl, who was one of the original…

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Traditions: Students with special needs

Does integrating students with special needs benefit all students or the community in general? Ben Sandler Education Director Congregation Beth Israel “You shall not insult the deaf or place a stumbling block before the blind.” Leviticus 19:14 Integrating students with special needs absolutely benefits everyone! The first illustration that comes to mind is the work…

Plant Now for late summer color

Most Northwest gardens go through cycles; they rest awhile then burst into bloom again. Early spring carpets the ground with bulb flowers under blooming trees. May brings fluffy peonies, tall irises and airy columbines. Summer is awash with bright, beautiful annuals. But things seem to ebb toward the end of summer, when heat and drought…