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Older individuals and COVID-19

Coronaviruses, named for its crownlike shape, are a large family of viruses that are common in many species of animals. Several coronaviruses can infect people, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. These strains mostly cause cold-like symptoms but can sometimes progress to more complicated lower respiratory tract illnesses, such as pneumonia or…

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Biz Ins – May/June 2020

  Gevurtz Menashe honors frontline first responders during Coronavirus outbreak For nearly 40 years, Gevurtz Menashe family law and estate planning has supported families through their toughest times. As the world continues to cope with the impact of COVID-19, the firm is providing community support through its ‘Wills for Frontline First Responders’ program, offering complimentary…

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OJMCHE presents annual art & writing competition

The Sala Kryszek Art & Writing Competition for middle and high school students encourages youth to evaluate history, foster an awareness of the Holocaust, and broaden their minds in the areas of art, history, civics, sociology and literature. Each year the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education sponsors the art and writing contest…

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Why it’s helpful to have a Medicare insurance agent

Jess Matza knows how overwhelming it can be when you are shopping for Medicare. He discovered this first hand when he was shopping for his own plan. There are so many different plans, not including the supplemental ones; the process can be daunting. Then there’s the terminology: copays, deductibles, co-insurance, different premiums, it’s hard to…

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Shalom Bayit

Shalom bayit is the Jewish religious concept of domestic harmony and good relations between husband and wife. In a Jewish court of law, shalom bayit is the Hebrew term for marital reconciliation. It’s understandable if we all have moments when we’re heartbroken, frustrated and scared, but sometimes under extreme stress situations worsen. If you or…

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For Your Entertainment…

All Classical Portland April is National Poetry Month! In partnership with our friends at Literary Arts, All Classical Portland collected verse from contemporary poets, and we’re thrilled to share these extraordinary words with you, read by the poets themselves. Click through to hear from Oregon’s Poet Laureate Kim Stafford and many more! Celebrate with us…

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