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OR Students Selected for StandWithUs Kenneth Leventhal High School Internship and Emerson Fellowship

  StandWithUs has announced the 2021-22 Kenneth Leventhal High School Interns and Emerson Fellows. The Kenneth Leventhal Interns are: Benjamin Rosenfeld, junior from the Catlin Gabel school; Mazzi Katzen, senior, Lakeridge High School and Suretta Plawner, a senior at St. Mary’s Academy. Sophomore Rayna Davis is the Emerson Fellow at the University of Oregon. 150…

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Stanford Federal Complaint Alleges Anti-Semitic Workplace

  Jewish employees at Stanford University have experienced severe and persistent anti-Jewish harassment, according to a complaint filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). The complaint, which was announced on June 15, alleges that Stanford University’s Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) division has created and…

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Resource Guide 2020-2021: Education Profiles

  CONGREGATION NEVEH SHALOM 2900 SW Peaceful Lane, Portland Foundation School Preschool: foundationschoolpdx.org, 503-293-7307 Neveh Shalom ALIYAH program: nevehshalom.org/learning/ 503-246-8831 At Neveh Shalom, our goal is for children to feel at home in Judaism. From birth through high school, we offer innovative and engaging educational experiences that nurture our children’s hearts, bodies and minds. Beginning…

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A gap year alternative in Portland

PHOTO: The Tivnu cohort from 2017. The Tivnu Gap Year is nine months of hands-on Jewish social justice engagement. Participants create a community living together, discovering the Pacific Northwest, and exploring the bond between Jewish life and social justice while working with Portland’s cutting-edge grassroots organizations. Tivnu usually has 9-10 participants for their gap year…

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Technion Student Delegation in Oregon

A delegation of students from The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology was touring the United States earlier this month and one student, Shimon Sheiba visited Portland on March 6. Shimon has long sought to bridge the gap between theory and practice. In high school he helped launch a math center that followed up theoretical…

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Greater Portland Hillel takes top honors

Hillel International, the largest Jewish campus organization in the world, last week presented awards to recognize individuals and campus Hillels that are creating innovative experiences and meaningful connections to help students develop stronger ties to their Jewish identities. Greater Portland Hillel, serving Portland State University, Lewis & Clark College, and Reed College received Hillel’s highest…

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It’s Back-to-School Time

Photo: Fenrici Backpacks offer schoolchildren an ideal backpack for carrying all of their necessities It’s that time of yeart again! We’ve got the scoop on some new products that may make your back-to-school routine a little easier. Articulate Gallery frames Back to school means lots of artwork and creations made from your budding little Picasso.  Now you can…