Daily Archives: December 4, 2018

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Getting Hanukkah to go

By Ben Coleman Portland Mercury Hanukkah can be a lonely holiday in Portland, especially when it gets cold and dark and you don’t see candles lighting many windows. We’re far, far away from the traditional bastions of cultural Judaism, and perhaps more importantly, their wide selection of delis. In Portland, I’ve mainly experienced Jewish tradition…

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AMCHA Launches Anti-Academic Boycott Education Campaign

In response to recent serious attempts by faculty at the University of Michigan and Pitzer College to thwart American students from studying in and about Israel, more than 100 national and local organizations on Dec. 4 called on the same 250 college and university leaders who in 2013 issued statements opposing the American Studies Association’s anti-Israel boycott to sign…