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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…


Portland at vortex of Israeli food wave

PHOTO: Above, Aviv’s Enchanted Forest seasonal mushrooms, chard, fiddlehead ferns, harif, couscous, cashew labneh and za’atar. At right, Aviv Chef Tal Caspi.   Two food trends have been making the news in recent years: The rise of Israeli cuisine and Portland’s reputation as a foodie destination. Bon Appétit magazine named Portland its “Restaurant City of…