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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…


Chabad Hillsboro builds a Jewish home

Everyone clapped when Luda Isakharov, 10, finished her presentation. Proud parents and children filled the bright, cozy room. It was the end-of-the year Hebrew school celebration, and each child talked about what he or she had learned during the year. Outside, a sunlit courtyard filled with children’s toys had the remains of the day’s festive…


Synagogue rises in Clark County

by Amy R. Kaufman The first synagogue in Clark County, now rising near scenic wetlands, creates a visible Jewish presence on the skyline of Southwest Washington. In 2007, an anonymous donor stunned Congregation Kol Ami members by pledging $6 million to fund the building and maintenance of a synagogue. Now the Reform congregation will observe…