Daily Archives: October 1, 2020


Vitaly Paley’s Celebrated Restaurant Imperial Has Closed

By  Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Eater Portland In 2012, Vitaly Paley — the celebrated, James Beard Award-winning chef and owner of Paley’s Place — opened his second restaurant. Imperial, a large, highly anticipated restaurant within downtown’s Hotel Lucia, centered its menu around a wood-fired grill and cited inspiration from “the historic cuisine of the Pacific Northwest.” Its…


Each Person, A World

Reality dawned slowly, painfully. In mid-March, it suddenly became clear that the novel coronavirus that first ravaged China, and then parts of Europe, was becoming a global pandemic. Five months later, the death toll remains staggering. On Aug. 20, Chabad.org published “Each Person, a World,” a memorial page paying tribute to the 1,200 Jewish victims…


Fifty-State Survey on Holocaust Knowledge Reveals Shocking Results

Gideon Taylor, President of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference), announced in September the release of the U.S. Millennial Holocaust Knowledge and Awareness Survey, the first-ever 50-state survey on Holocaust knowledge among Millennials and Gen Z. The surprising state-by-state results highlight a worrying lack of basic Holocaust knowledge, a growing problem…