Daily Archives: May 6, 2019


Tivnu wins $30,000 for Applied Jewish Wisdom

PHOTOS: Above, Tivnu participants meet with Gov. Kate Brown in Salem while attending the proclamation of Cesar Chavez Day at the Capitol in March. At right, Tivnu participants canvas against Measure 105 before last year’s election. From Staff and PR Reports Portland-based Tivnu: Building Justice was one of seven organizations to receive the 2018-19 Lippman…


Two on the Aisle: A Dramatized Reading

A dramatized reading of Two on the Aisle will explore American Jewish identity through this recently published family chronicle. This free event will be at 7 pm, May 22 at the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, 724 NW Davis, Portland PSU History professor David A. Horowitz will present literary and narrative selections…


Call for Artists

PHOTO: Displays created by juried artists at an ORA workshop designed to help artists learn display techniques and booth design.   Artists interested in participating in the 13th Annual Celebration of Art at the Mittleman Jewish Community Center this fall are invited to a June 2 jurying event. The Celebration of Art is presented by…


Food impacts friendships

A Nosh of Jewish Wisdom: Worries go down better with soup than without. Dear Helen: I may have insulted a dear friend. Long story short she is a wonderful person and a terrible cook. Her mom didn’t learn to cook (a child of privilege) so she didn’t teach her daughter. My friend has always been…


Portlander’s relative killed by Gaza rocket

IMAGE: The IDF provides live updates of rocket attacks from Gaza here. This has been a very difficult time in Israel. Nearly 700 rockets were fired from Gaza striking southern Israel. It is a dynamic and dangerous situation that is constantly evolving, already having claimed at least 4 Israeli lives. An unofficial ceasefire was proclaimed…

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