Daily Archives: August 1, 2014

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Resource Guide 2020-2021: Food

  Portland has become a culinary destination, and in recent years the state’s kosher options have expanded too. The rules regarding what foods are proper to eat originate in the Bible. The Israelites were given a long list of forbidden foods, including animals that didn’t both chew their cud and have split hooves, rodents, birds…

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College & Adult

Recognizing that learning is a lifelong process, adults start or return to universities at any age to further their career goals. Many adults also enjoy less rigorous adult education programs to expand their understanding and knowledge about the religion, culture and language of the Jewish people. Social and networking groups are another way to learn…

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School/Education Profiles

Congregation Beth Israel 1972 NW Flanders St. 503-222-2037 www.bethisrael-pdx.org Congregation Beth Israel’s Religious School creates an environment where students in kindergarten through 12th grade learn to be comfortable being Jewish. Younger students (K-5th grade) experience Judaism through their senses; music, art, cooking and stories expose them to the richness of Jewish culture. Intermediate students search…

Kids & Teens

Known as the People of the Book, Jews have long valued education – both formal and informal, religious and secular. Our Kids & Teens section covers all of these traditional elements. Schools for all ages address formal education, while camps and youth groups offer the equally-important opportunities for socializing and community involvement. Kids & Teens:…

Business Services

Auction: Bonhams By appointment only: Sheryl Acheson Sheryl.acheson@bonhams.com 503-312-6023 www.bonhams.com/oregon International Auctioneers and Appraisers Auto: Mercedes-Benz of Wilsonville Sale Executives: Perry Thompson Gil Fuchs Brent Mesher 25035 SW Parkway Ave. Wilsonville, OR 97070 503-454-5000 www.mercedesbenzwilsonville.com Financial: First Republic Bank Private Wealth Management Rebecca DeCesaro, Managing Director, Barbara Palmer 947 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205 503-471-4906…

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Israel

Even a partial list of Israeli inventions and innovations is mind boggling. In chemistry Israel has won three Nobel Prizes in recent years. Israel creations include: in optics, the world’s smallest video camera as well as the PillCam for nonintrusive digestive tract procedures; in biotech, the nanowire, thinner than human hair; in computing, the USB…

Publishers’ Message

Publishers’ Message From our family to yours….. Thank you for being the best part of Oregon Jewish Life. May the coming year be one of peace, health, happiness and inspiration. Shanah Tova U’metukah- הנש הבוט הקותמו Bob Cindy Deb, Janet, Kira, Susan Cynthia, Debbie and all of our contributors