Daily Archives: August 4, 2021


Oregon Arts and Culture Recovery Fund Among Gift Recipients

  Photo: MacKenzie Scott, the former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) Artists and arts organizations in Oregon received much-needed funding thanks to a $4 million gift from Pacific Northwest philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. The gift to the Oregon Community Foundation’s…


Cory Willson appointed director of Foundation School

  Cory Willson has been promoted to director of Neveh Shalom Foundation School in Portland. She has previously held the leadership position of assistant director since 2018. Cory has decades of experience working with children and families. Cory earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Western Oregon University. She has taught in middle school,…


Pro-Israel candidate wins in Ohio special election

  Shontel Brown, a Cuyahoga County councilwoman, came from behind in the polls to win a critical Democratic primary in Ohio’s 11th District  – with considerable help from a mainstream pro-Israel political action committee. A native Clevelander, Shontel began her service as a Warrensville Heights city council member in 2012. In 2017, she was elected…