Tagged Laurie Fendel

A golden era for seniors

Seniors today have a wealth of options during their golden years. Active seniors can participate in programs and exercise classes at the J, social gatherings and outings at their congregations, and the diverse cultural and outdoor pursuits that make Oregon a wonderful place to call home. Last year two Jewish professionals pooled their contacts and…

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Tune into Everything Young at Heart

When Mittleman Jewish Community Center Cultural Arts Manager Laurie Fendel and Congregation Neveh Shalom’s Program Director Jennifer Greenberg saw a need, they got together and took action. Again and again, senior members asked for activities tailored to them. Driving at night and heavy athletics were barriers to participation. Art, lectures and interesting discussions during the…

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Celebrate Israel’s birthday April 22; commemorate the fallen April 21

Dancing has figured prominently in past Yom Ha’atzmaut celebrations. Photos by One Click Studio The community is invited to celebrate Israel’s Independence Day 5:30-8:30 pm, Wednesday, April 22, at the Mittleman Jewish Community Center. The free event features activities and games for all ages art, music and Israeli dancing. A delicious Israeli buffet will be available…