Tagged Suzanne Bonamici


Panelists decry climate of hate

More than 200 people turned out for an April 4 town hall meeting on dealing with the increase in hate crimes. The gathering was held at the Mittleman Jewish Community Center, one of more than 100 JCCs and other Jewish organizations that received bomb threats, all of which were hoaxes. Though an American-Israeli teen was…


CRC reacts to Portland support of BDS proposal

Left: Community Relations Director Bob Horenstein; Right: Jewish Federation of Greater Portland CEO Marc Blattner The past few weeks have been quite challenging. The Jewish Federation learned that on Oct. 7, the Portland Human Rights Commission (HRC) voted unanimously to support a proposal by Occupation Free-Portland to push city leaders to block city investments in four companies (Hewlett…