Daily Archives: February 24, 2019


Biz Ins & Outs March 2019

Shaarie Torah hires executive director Jemi Kostiner Mansfield is Congregation Shaarie Torah’s executive director effective March 1. Shaarie Torah’s board of directors selected Jemi following a national search that attracted a pool of some 30 talented applicants. Jemi has more than two decades of work experience and a lifetime of personal involvement in the Portland…


Israelis take center stage at TechFestNW

TechFest NW will feature Israeli speakers on the main stage for the first time when the eighth annual conference convenes at Portland State University April 4-5. Founded by Willamette Week Publisher Mark Zusman, TechFestNW has the tagline “Where startups are celebrated, partnerships are ignited, innovation rules and business gets done.” “There are few countries in…


Eitan gives students a personal look at Israel

PHOTO: Israeli shaliach Eitan Teiger tells high school students about his homeland. After hosting an exciting Israeli speaker for two years, high school social studies teacher Matt Unis intends to continue the visits every year. Eitan Teiger, this year’s Israeli shaliach (emissary/educator) for the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland and StandWithUs Northwest, spoke to Matt’s…


OJCF’s enduring commitment to camp

PHOTO: BB Campers do a philanthropy exercise. Knowing that Jewish overnight camp plays a big role in kids’ and teens’ Jewish identity, the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation and our youth foundation consistently support our local camps – B’nai B’rith Camp and Camp Solomon Schechter. This support is varied but with the common goal to enable…


Kids Calendar March 2019

PURIM PURIM starts at sundown March 20: See family friendly Purim parties in the March calendar online at https://orjewishlife.com/calendar. MARCH 25-29 Spring Break Theater Camps: Half and full day camps from NW Children’s Theater & School. Mythology Busters, Musical Mash-ups, and more options. 503-222-2190 or nwcts.org   ONGOING SUNDAYS PJ LIBRARY STORY HOUR: 9:15 am…

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