Tagged Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education

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OJMCHE and Other Old Town Organizations Plead City for Help

  Photo:  The Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education building is in a neighborhood of concern. Four organizations, including the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, based in Portland’s Old Town Chinatown sent a letter to city and Multnomah County officials Wednesday, expressing their concerns about the “rapidly deteriorating conditions” in…

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OJMCHE Opens ‘Mending the Social Fabric’

  Photo: Textile artist Bonnie Meltzer The Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education’s exhibition “Mending the Social Fabric” by textile artist Bonnie Meltzer has at its core a parachute with a 314-foot circumference that is encircled by 75 handkerchiefs embroidered with text that amplifies the embedded themes. Mounted behind the parachute are textiles…

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Oregon Holocaust Memorial Vandalized With Swastikas and Antisemitic Symbols

  The Oregon Holocaust Memorial in Southwest Portland’s Washington Park was marked with graffiti. The Oregon Holocaust Memorial in Portland has been defaced by anti-semitic graffiti. The vandalism, which included spray-painted swastikas and other neo-Nazi symbolism, and the number “1488” — code in neo-Nazi circles for the so-called “14 words,” a racist maxim – and…

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OJMCHE is going to the dogs – and Katz

Photo: Special thanks to Orly, Zoe, Woody, Milton, Riddle, Lucy, Hanna and Homer for their perseverance and love as we navigate these tough times. Visitors to the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education can now view exhibits safely without coming inside. On view in OJMCHE’s north windows is an exhibit by Portland sculptor Mel Katz…

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Biz Ins – October

Kimberly Fuson to Lead Cedar Sinai Park On Aug. 6, long-time Portland resident Kimberly Fuson returned to Oregon to serve as interim executive director for Cedar Sinai Park. Martin Baicker, who has led the organization since October 2017, is stepping down as CEO to pursue other opportunities in the senior health care industry. Kimberly has…