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Educating in the era of COVID-19

There’s no doubt that next to frontline workers, teachers have had the most challenging year of their professional lives, having to shift from in-person to online learning in the blink of an eye. Still, teachers being the optimists they often are, rolled up their sleeves and soldiered on. We posed some questions to teachers about…

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Oregon Hillel – Using Jewish Values to Build Community

Photo: Andy Gitelson, executive director of The Oregon Hillel Foundation prepares meals for students. Starting college is both an exciting and daunting process under normal circumstances, but this year’s college freshmen are facing challenges never before seen by universities. Andy Gitelson, executive director of The Oregon Hillel Foundation, is also adapting to these challenges. “How…

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Greater Portland Hillel takes top honors

Hillel International, the largest Jewish campus organization in the world, last week presented awards to recognize individuals and campus Hillels that are creating innovative experiences and meaningful connections to help students develop stronger ties to their Jewish identities. Greater Portland Hillel, serving Portland State University, Lewis & Clark College, and Reed College received Hillel’s highest…

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Traditions: Students with special needs

Does integrating students with special needs benefit all students or the community in general? Ben Sandler Education Director Congregation Beth Israel “You shall not insult the deaf or place a stumbling block before the blind.” Leviticus 19:14 Integrating students with special needs absolutely benefits everyone! The first illustration that comes to mind is the work…