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Images for Philanthropy

Harold Floom used his skills to help ensure the Jewish future 65 years ago. Now his sons Tobin and Jay are following in his footsteps, using their skills to do the same. After serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II, Harold put his skills as an airplane mechanic/flight engineer to use…


There’s a New Girl in Town

A lot of things have changed for Alicia Jo Rabins in the past two years. The 30-something musician/poet/songwriter/composer/teacher became a mom, she and husband Aaron Hartman moved to Portland from New York City, and Rabins premiered her one-woman show, “A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff,” just days after Hurricane Sandy struck the east coast. Rabins doesn’t…


Save Moishe House

Portland’s Moishe House, one of the few places Jewish young adults can go to casually bond, connect and learn, is on the brink of losing funding. At this residence in Southeast Portland, young Jews live together to host and plan events for members of the Jewish community. Since moving to its Southeast location in July…