Did you know OJMCHE’s rooftop is a beautiful setting for summer events? On July 24 you can discover the magic when the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education presents a Rooftop Swing Jazz Concert. The 7 pm concert honors Benny Goodman’s legacy. Portland’s Cherry Blossom Orchestra will feature both standard and new arrangements…


Free BRCA symposium comes to Ashland

PHOTO: Lauren M. Corduck, founder & executive director of OneInForty, with her father, Bob Cooperstein, holds a photo of Bob’s mother Frances, who died of breast cancer at 56, one month after Lauren was born. “My father inherited his BRCA gene mutation from his mother and, fortunately, has never developed the associated cancers, which include…


Shavuot study and food events

Shavuot begins at sundown on Saturday, June 8, and ends the evening of Monday, June 10. Although its origins are founded in an ancient grain harvest festival, Shavuot has long been identified with the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai seven weeks after the Exodus from Egypt. There are many congregations hosting study sessions…


Multnomah Days Returns

A community tradition for almost 100 years, Multnomah Days kicks off at 8 am, Aug. 18, in Multnomah Village between SW 31st and 39th along SW Capitol Highway. Every year the popular event draws nearly 10,000 guests with its spirited parade, tasty treats and family-friendly activities making it one of the largest street fairs in…


Hiring Event for Veterans & Military Spouses

Military Spouse Appreciation Day is May 10 and DAV RecruitMilitary’s hiring event on Thursday offers employment opportunities for Portland-area military spouses who currently experience a staggering unemployment rate of nearly 25%. DAV RecruitMilitary will host the Portland Veterans Job Fair on Thursday, May 9, from 11 am to 3 pm at University Place Hotel &…

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