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Tradition!

Photo of chuppah courtesy Jenn Wagner of Jenn Wagner Studio. There are many traditions that are unique to a Jewish wedding. Whether you grew up immersed in the Jewish religion and culture or barely attended temple, you may wish to incorporate Jewish wedding traditions into your big day. Depending on your subculture (Ashkenazi or Sephardic),…

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Biz Ins February 2020

Arlene Schnitzer donate $10 million to the Portland Art Museum The Portland Art Museum announced Jan. 21 that it received a $10 million gift from philanthropist Arlene Schnitzer – the largest contribution ever from an individual donor in the museum’s 127-year history. Schnitzer’s gift supports the museum’s ongoing “Connections Campaign” intended to bring together the two…

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Janna Lopez helps those in a midlife identity crisis

Janna Lopez has more than 25 years in media, communications, and editorial endeavors. She has spent the last ten years as owner, publisher and editor of several regional magazines. As a word enthusiast, she’s helped multi-million dollar companies craft their stories. She currently leads workshops and coaches clients about midlife identity loss and grief. “My…

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Comedy For Peace

Two years ago, Dotan Malach arrived in New York City where he has been working as a comedian, writer and producer. In March 2019, he established a new project, Comedy For Peace. Comedy For Peace is a comedy show that combines the best Muslim and Jewish stand-up comedians for an inspiring, funny and unforgettable evening….

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Change Maker Weekly

It’s your time to shine! Remember our Tikkun Olam Top 10? Since there are so many out there making a difference why wait until the end of the year to celebrate them. We have decided to introduce Change Maker Weekly. Send us your special person or go ahead and suggest yourself, just tell us why…

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The Harold Schnitzer Family Scholarship 

The Harold Schnitzer Family Scholarships will serve undergraduate students majoring in Judaic studies. The award will cover more than half the cost of tuition and fees for nearly 20 students over the next five years. Sarah Rohr, a Judaic Studies major, is a recipient of the Harold Schnitzer Family Scholarship (2018 onward), and 2019 recipient…

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Fertile Ground Festival of New Works

Photo: “Beethoven & Chopin Meet the Bride of Frankenstein” is a production from CoHo Productions that will be presented at the Fertile Ground Festival. The Portland-grown Fertile Ground City-Wide Festival of New Works kicks off its 11th annual festival beginning on Thursday, Jan. 30 and continuing through Sunday, Feb. 9. Fertile Ground is set in…

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Hanukkah Happenings

Hanukkah begins at sundown on Sunday, Dec. 22. There are many celebrations happening: Dec. 21 & 22 Sharing the Light Tickets $20 & up. Join in the spirit of shared holiday traditions by attending a joyful musical collaboration between Kol Echad, Choir of Congregation Beth Israel and the Trinity Choirs, Pacific Youth Choir, Portland Chamber…

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A global day of giving

Giving Tuesday (#GivingTuesday) falls this year on Dec. 3. It is a worldwide day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on…

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