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The Main Event – Rosh Hashanah Main dishes

The main event has arrived! Options for beef, chicken, fish and vegetarian will please everyone’s tastes. Turkish Coffee Rubbed Brisket Recipe courtesy Michael Solomov for Epicurious Photo by Linda Pugliese Ingredients: 2 onions, peeled and quartered 2 large potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1-inch-thick wedges 1 large carrot, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces 1…

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Mask up with Punim Protectors

Sallie Cohen, co-founder of Positive Charge PDX has done it again when it comes to creative ways in helping the community. She has put the “fun” in functional with her recently launched Punim Protectors that features masks with Yiddish sayings. (Punim is Yiddish for face, in case you were wondering.) We did a Q&A with…

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Rosh Hashanah stamps tell the story of Israel

By Rachel Neiman Every year at Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, the Israel Postal Company (previously the Israel Postal Authority) issues a festival stamp series including a first-day commemorative cancel for the series. The first festival series was issued in 1948. It was designed by Otte Wallish, the graphic designer responsible for the design…

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Oregon Teachers arrive in Israel

This year marks the tenth anniversary of Masa Israel Teaching Fellows (MITF), a Masa Israel Journey experience in partnership with Israel’s Ministry of Education. The 2020-21 Fellows have arrived from various countries and states including Oregon teachers Jacob Stover, Brooke Adams and Beatriz Herzberg. Under the strict guidelines and with approval from Israel’s Ministry of…

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Sports resume at Mittleman JCC

Photo: The J’s swimming pools should open over the next couple weeks. Over this past weekend, Governor Brown amended the guidelines for Phase 1 of the Reopening Oregon plan to allow for the reopening of licensed swimming pools and sport courts. The Mittleman JCC is delighted to be able to expand the programs and services…

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Jewish Life Television Offers High Holidays Programming

During these very difficult times, Jewish Life Television, North America’s premiere 24-7 Jewish-themed television network, is humbled to have the opportunity to offer extensive High Holiday programming to its large viewing audience throughout the United States and Canada. EREV ROSH HASHANAH Friday, September 18, 2020, 7:00PM, 10:00PM and 1:00AM (Eastern) Popular Jewish Music Performer and…

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YIVO Receives IMLS Save America’s Treasures Grant

Photo: The Strashun Library was one of the most important libraries of Jewish learning in pre-World War II Europe, Its founder, Matityahu Strashun (1817-1885) was a major book collector, who owned thousands of Hebrew texts and manuscripts, including religious writings, fiction, poetry, scientific works, Jewish and Karaite historical works, travel accounts, and Hasidic texts. The…

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