Daily Archives: July 1, 2021

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The American Guild of Judaic Art selects piece by Portland artist Eddy Shuldman for Exhibition

  The American Guild of Judaic Art has chosen a piece by Portland glass artist Eddy Shuldman to include in their year-long online Karen Walanka Exhibition titled, “The Power of Responsibility and the Responsibility of Power.” Beth Goldstein and Robin Atlas, Co-Curators shared the following curatorial statement: Dictionary definitions tell us that responsibility is the…

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CAIR-AZ, others join lawsuit against PCH for firing doctor over anti-Israel post

  By Michael Donohue and BrieAnna J. Frank, Arizona Republic The Arizona chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, along with several law firms, is representing a doctor after she was fired from Phoenix Children’s Hospital following a Facebook post condemning Israel and accusing Zionists of having a “thirst to kill our Palestinian children.” Screenshots circulated online of…

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Repair the World Announces Expansion

  (Photo illustration/Pew Research Center) Repair the World, a Jewish non-profit that mobilizes Jews and their communities to take action to pursue a just world, igniting a lifelong commitment to service, today announced program priorities for the coming year, along with realignment and growth of its professional team reflecting the expansion and additional strategic opportunities….

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Portlanders’ Missing Empathy

  By Ezra Hammer Hate crimes against American Jews are surging. From Los Angeles to New York, Jews have become the target of violent, public assaults. Closer to home, Portland has witnessed similar acts of hate. Last month, our Holocaust memorial was defaced with swastikas and anti-Semitic slurs. Sadly, this steady stream of hate comes…