Daily Archives: September 1, 2012

Oregon Jewish Museum: In the Game

Harry Glickman – one of the founders of the Portland Trail Blazers, the team’s president from 1987-94 and now president emeritus– is one of many local athletes and sports promoters featured in the Oregon Jewish Museum’s blockbuster summer exhibit In the Game: Oregon Jews/Oregon Sports. The exhibit closes on Sept. 30. A new exhibit by…

Orthodox Outdoors

Are you MoDox? If you don’t know what MoDox means, you’re not alone. The latest slang word is a hybrid of Modern and Orthodox and helped Jodi Berris attract a hip, fun-loving demographic of Jews to her Outdoor Adventure Shabbaton. More than 74 Jews from around the world came to Oregon to hike, eat and…

Farewell Portland, I’m going home

A couple of months ago, while participating in “United by Music,” a Portland State University event co-sponsored by the Jewish Student Union and the Arab-Persian Student Organization, I learned something that has changed my perception about growing up in the Jewish state. Despite the interesting and positive nature of this gathering, it had little to…