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Neveh Shalom’s Pink Shabbat Soirée and Kabbalat Shabbat-Feb. 16, 2024

Staff Writer Please join Congregation Neveh Shalom this Friday for a very special Pink Shabbat Soiree. Friday February 16 Pink Shabbat Soirée, 5:15pm Shabbat Services, 6:15pm   Raise a Glass, Raise Awareness! Everyone is invited to join us prior to our service for our Pink Shabbat Soirée, with light refreshments and a glass of rosé. Click here to register….


Nicole Frisch: Making the Human Connection

Nicole Frisch jokes that she “fell into” the work that she has been doing for the past 15 years. She started in fundraising, and then as her yearning to make a more significant impact grew, so did the roles she took on. Wherever she worked, she grew the companies’ relationship with nonprofit partners, employee volunteerism…


Israel360: A Year of History, Culture and Politics

The 2021monthly Israel360 events will focus on historical, cultural and political aspects of Israel. On Jan. 30 the special virtual event will feature The Mystery of Herod the Great: Film and Colorful Insights by Rob Kahn, Rabbi and Israeli Tour Guide. Every visitor to Israel cannot but be awestruck by the 2,000-year-old monuments built by…


COVID-19 Outreach Project 2020

As cases of COVID-19 spread quickly through the state of Oregon and all our communities, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is developing a pool of trained staff and uniform contact tracing tools to help fill gaps and increase capacity to meet criteria for reopening and ensure a coordinated, equitable approach across the state. The OHA…


Sharon Fendrich releases debut album

Sharon Fendrich’s debut new age/neo-classical album Red Sky Prairie has been submitted by a member of the Recording Academy for consideration for the New Age Grammy 2020. With deep roots in Portland’s Jewish community, Sharon was profiled in Oregon Jewish Life’s January 2016 issue 2016. Her children Talia and Max attend religious school at Neveh…


17 women honored with Song of Miriam

PHOTO: Song of Miriam 2019 Honorees: (Front standing) Cheryl Richards; (from left, seated) Sarah Orzech, Beit Am Corvallis; Marissa Richardson, Congregation Neveh Shalom; Andrea Sanchez, Mittleman Jewish Community Center; Liz Stanley, Congregation Shaarie Torah Sisterhood, Linda Veltman, Oregon Jewish Museum & Center for Holocaust Education; Abbey Vanderbeek, Temple Beth Shalom, Salem; Jennifer Zeidman, Portland Jewish…


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…


Minyan attendees benefit in so many ways

PHOTO: Above, Neveh Shalom “Minyonnaires” gather to bid Shalom L’Hitraot to Howard and Petra Shapiro (holding hands). The couple sold their Portland home and moved to Oceanside, and Howard, a minyon regular for many years, will be sorely missed. At right, Minyan regulars: (front) Lee Cordova and Tony Kostiner;  (back)  Merrill Hendin, Sam Gottlieb and…