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Help your kids avoid the “summer slide”

Marla Resnick, a licensed speech-language pathologist, brings more than 20 years of experience and intensive training to the students that come to Language-Learning Connections. This experience provides a variety of high-quality services and programs that are research-based and results-driven. Marla works with children age 3 to 21 in Southeast Portland and the surrounding area –…

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Honoring Pride Month

On June 28, 1969, in New York City, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club in Greenwich Village, which resulted in bar patrons, staff, and neighborhood residents rioting onto Christopher Street outside. Among the many leaders of the riots was black, trans, bisexual woman, Marsha P. Johnson — leading the movement to continue over…

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Fighting hunger – and waste – in Israel

Why can’t we borrow this idea from the Israeli’s? We love this initiative by Jerusalem’s young residents to feed the needy while preventing food waste. Local vendors donate extra food at the end of each day which is then placed in fridges throughout Israeli cities, because no one should ever go hungry. So how does…

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Two-Ingredient Dough Blueberry Cinnamon Rolls

We thought with everything going on in the world, that you might need something delicious and healthy to help sustain you. This recipe is courtesy of @healthyfoodadvice No added sugar in these beauties – Just naturally sweetened with blueberries! For the dough: 1 cup *self rising flour (wheat, GF blend, or cassava) 1 cup plain…

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Justice, Justice, Shall You Pursue

By Jennie Spector To my fellow Jews, especially white Ashkenazim – Our liberation is inextricably wound in Black liberation. We have an obligation as Jews to loudly declare that Black Lives Matter, to show up for the movement, and to, in the words of Rabbi Heschel, pray with our feet. We fled to the US…

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A Zoom wedding event from Oregon to Israel

Mazel Tov to Melissa Bloom (Aloha, Oregon) and Oren Abu (Kiyrat Malakhi, Israel) on their wedding on May 12, Lag B’Omer. Guests were able to join in virtually from all over the world to their backyard for this day of celebration. Melissa owns Yo Zone frozen yogurt in Beaverton, Oregon and Oren hopes to go…

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An unexpected gap year adventure

Phot: Ben Wahba with some of the friends he met while visiting Ethiopia By Ben Wahba My name is Ben Wahba, I’m from Portland, OR and I’m living in Tel Aviv for the semester. I will be attending the University of Oregon next year, Home of the Ducks! I heard about Aardvark Israel from my…

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Chef Oren’s Easy Lemon Bean Pasta

Pantry shelves are stockpiled with cans of beans but while these will last a long time it can be hard to get creative with recipe ideas for beans, beans the magical fruit. After you have made chili, tacos and topped some salads with them, they just aren’t that magical anymore. Chef Oren Zroya, a private…

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Surviving and Thriving

Photo: Mirjam today By Sharon Gelbach Listening to Mirjam Bait Talmi (nee Szpiro) tell her tale of Holocaust survival, I’m immediately struck by her attempt to date every memory, categorize every conversation, and place each memoir in the context of the larger events taking place around her. It all makes sense when I learn that…

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