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OR Students Selected for StandWithUs Kenneth Leventhal High School Internship and Emerson Fellowship

  StandWithUs has announced the 2021-22 Kenneth Leventhal High School Interns and Emerson Fellows. The Kenneth Leventhal Interns are: Benjamin Rosenfeld, junior from the Catlin Gabel school; Mazzi Katzen, senior, Lakeridge High School and Suretta Plawner, a senior at St. Mary’s Academy. Sophomore Rayna Davis is the Emerson Fellow at the University of Oregon. 150…

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Watergen-SWU Bring Water to Navajo Nation

  The Israeli company Watergen has implemented a pilot project, installing a GEN-M water generator at Rocky Ridge Gas & Market (RRGM), located in the Hard Rock Community of the Navajo Nation. The project was facilitated by store owner Germaine Simonson, Tó Nizhóní Ání (TNA), StandWithUs, Bright Path Strong (BPS), and 4D Products & Services…

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StandWithUs Applauds NEA Members who Defeated Motion Slandering Israel

  Photo: NEA President Becky Pringle StandWithUs congratulates National Education Association (NEA) members who overwhelmingly defeated a motion attacking Israel at their 2021 Representative Assembly. New Business Item 29 (NBI 29) failed with 23% of the RA voting in favor, and 77% voting against. “We applaud the NEA Jewish Affairs Caucus and all members who spoke…

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Take a virtual tour of Jerusalem

Photo: Yoni Zierler takes guests on a virtual tour of Israel from the Jewish Quarter to the Kotel. StandWithUs Discover presents a brand-new way to experience Israel and walk the streets of Jerusalem, despite the current pandemic. And on Dec. 13, you can join one of these tours along with Neveh Shalom’s Israel360 program, Men’s…

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StandWithUs sponsors tour by Palestinian human rights activist

PHOTO: Palestinian human rights activist Bassem Eid speaks to students at Oregon State University.   Palestinian human rights activist Bassem Eid toured Oregon March 11-14 and shared his insider’s view on the prospects for peace in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  His tour was sponsored by StandWithUs, an international Israel education organization, in partnership with the Jewish…

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Business news February 2018

New shaliach arrives in Pacific Northwest Eitan Teiger is the new Israeli shaliach for the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland and StandWithUs Northwest. He arrived in November and will be in the region through August. Eitan visits high school classrooms around Oregon and Washington to talk about Israeli society, Israeli culture (music, dance, food, service…

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StandWithUs Statement on Pittsburgh Shooting

By Randy Kessler, StandWithUs Northwest executive director, Oct. 27, 2018 StandWithUs staff and board members around the U.S., Israel, Canada, the UK are shocked and heartbroken by today’s savage anti-Semitic act of mass murder in Pittsburgh, at the Tree of Life synagogue during a baby naming ceremony.  Our international community mourns with the Pittsburgh community and the family…

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Biz Ins & Outs October 2018

Michael Jeser leaves Portland to head San Diego Federation Jewish Federation of Greater Portland’s Michael Jeser has been named president and CEO of the Jewish Federation of San Diego. Michael has served JFGP as director of financial resource development for the past 2½ years. Michael concluded his work at JFGP on July 27. “Michael has…