Young Adult


PSU President to keynote PDX Hillel Brunch

PHOTO: Dr. Rahmat Shoureshi, president of Portland State University   Dr. Rahmat Shoureshi, who last year became the ninth president of Portland State University, will be the keynote speaker at the 10th anniversary celebration of the Greater Portland Hillel (see below). “We are thrilled that President Shoureshi will be our keynote speaker for the event…


Young Athletes need this App

Ever since the 2010 Sports Illustrated cover story on concussions in the NFL, the subsequent suicides of Junior Seau, famed Pro Bowl linebacker for the San Diego Chargers, and other high profile players, the world has taken a serious look at the dangers of concussions, CTE and other sport-related brain injuries. Junior Seau’s autopsy revealed…


Tivnu welcomes two new staff members

PHOTOS: Adinah Miller, left, and Rebecca Mather, right Tivnu: Building Justice has hired Adinah Miller as the group’s new Program Director. She has been the Dean of Jewish Life for the last six years at the American Hebrew Academy, the Jewish boarding school in North Carolina. She has a wealth of Jewish knowledge and practical experience,…


Two Portland Brothers Join Forces

They grew up to be mensches, which is what their father hoped for. Today Ben Yablon, 21, and his brother Jonathan, 19, proudly serve their country – though it isn’t the same country. After making aliyah, Ben joined the Israel Defense Forces. And Jon, who always wanted to be a United States Marine, finishes basic…


Campus Anti-Semitism on the Rise Nationally

One Group Pegs PSU as Hot Spot On the same day about a month ago, two press releases arrived regarding the rise of anti-Semitism on college campuses. One of the releases called Portland State University one of the worst offenders – an allegation that PSU students and leaders called surprising and inaccurate. The first release…

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