Daily Archives: May 27, 2019


Multnomah Days Returns

A community tradition for almost 100 years, Multnomah Days kicks off at 8 am, Aug. 18, in Multnomah Village between SW 31st and 39th along SW Capitol Highway. Every year the popular event draws nearly 10,000 guests with its spirited parade, tasty treats and family-friendly activities making it one of the largest street fairs in…


Chef Jon Wirtis brings flair to CSP kitchens

Photos: Executive Chef Jon Wirtis in the kitchen at Rose Schnitzer Manor. Photos by Deborah Moon   In April, Executive Chef Jon Wirtis returned to Portland to take the culinary reins at Cedar Sinai Park. Portlanders might remember Jon from the years he held Seder in the City at McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant, where…


P’nai Or celebrates new leader and home

PHOTOS: Above, the formal installation of P’nai Or Rabbi Hannah Laner featured symbols and metaphors from the marriage ceremony. At right: From left, P’nai Or of Portland Hazzan Bruce Morris, Rabbi Hannah Laner and President Alan Hanawalt bring the congregation’s Torah to its new home May 2.   During her first interview with P’nai Or…


Minyan attendees benefit in so many ways

PHOTO: Above, Neveh Shalom “Minyonnaires” gather to bid Shalom L’Hitraot to Howard and Petra Shapiro (holding hands). The couple sold their Portland home and moved to Oceanside, and Howard, a minyon regular for many years, will be sorely missed. At right, Minyan regulars: (front) Lee Cordova and Tony Kostiner;  (back)  Merrill Hendin, Sam Gottlieb and…


IMPACT: How to fight anti-Semitism

PHOTOS: Above, Kim Rosenberg, right, interviews Bari Weiss at IMPACT. At right, Kim addresses the 250 some women who turned out for the event. New York Times opinion writer Bari Weiss delivered a powerful message of how we can fight anti-Semitism in this world when she spoke in Portland May 6. Bari addressed more than…

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