Daily Archives: March 25, 2016


The making of an environmentalist

Discovering the wonder of nature at a Jewish summer camp was the first step on the path that led Margie Harris to become founding director of an independent nonprofit devoted to delivering affordable, clean energy for 1.5 million utility customers in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Energy Trust of Oregon provides comprehensive, sustainable energy efficiency and…


Biz Ins and Outs

BB Camp adds office staff B’nai B’rith Camp has expanded its Beaverton office with the addition of new professional staff. Max Barenberg took over as the rentals and retreats manager in January. Jessica Benjamin, development and alumni associate, and Noa Rubin, marketing and communications associate, joined BB camp in February. Max was the catering and events…


Legendary pianist Murray Perahia returns to Portland April 10

Legendary American pianist Murray Perahia returns to Portland to perform an afternoon solo recital Saturday, April 10, at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Often described as the greatest living American pianist, Perahia has made several acclaimed appearances in Portland over the past four decades. His Portland program will include Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Brahms. The…


Chef’s Corner: Fill up with Nutitrious Bone Broth

Foods that are restricted during Passover are well known to most observant Jews. Chametz includes anything made with wheat, oats, rye and barley; additionally, Ashkenazi tradition forbids kitniyot, which rules out beans, corn and rice. For the carbohydrate addict, that means no bread, cereal, pizza, pasta or pilaf for eight days. Feeling satisfied becomes a…


Newly certified kosher companies

Oregon Kosher has expanded its family of companies in the Bend area, offering local and statewide markets more kosher-certified options. Check out the new companies listed below. Bendistillery: The Bendistillery Crater Lake brand of alcoholic beverages will all be under the certification of Oregon Kosher effective immediately. The label will not begin running the Oregon…

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