14th of January 2012 / Serving Oregon & Southwest Washington since 1959

Region’s Reconstructionists invite community to explore how ‘place’ impacts identity

On Jan. 29, Havurah Shalom invites the community to join members of Pacific Northwest Reconstructionist congregations for a Jewish Day of Learning—Yom Iyun.  read more »

Riverdale seniors from PJA heal world in India

Three Portland Jewish Academy graduates who are now seniors at Riverdale High School were part of a 12-student group from Riverdale that spent three weeks in India  read more »

Layla Smackdown: ‘Roller derby is my temple’

Any day of the week here in Portland that you happen to run into Alix Zimmermann—two final n’s, the Jewish spelling, she says—right away you hear in her voice traces of her native Lawn Guyland.  read more »

Morah Dina turns 80

This month Dina Feuer celebrates her 80th birthday at a party in her home’s “Seder Room,” a large multipurpose room added to their house specifically for Pesach Seders and other simcha events.  read more »

Insights to Health expands with third naturopathic physician

Founded by Neveh Shalom members and naturopathic physicians Gil and Christie Winkelman, N.D., in November 2008, Insights to Health Clinic in Multnomah Village has hired another physician  read more »

MJCC Living Room Fund gets grant to help groups use center

The Mittleman Jewish Community Center’s Living Room Fund received a $1,000 grant in December from the Community Endowment Fund of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation.  read more »

Event planner returns to Portland

Melissa Bloom has returned to Portland to start her own business as an event planner focusing on giving back to the community that gave her so much.  read more »

January talks explore Alzheimer’s

Rose Schnitzer Manor at Cedar Sinai Park will present “Mind Matters,” a series of lectures exploring new research in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and the effects of music on brain chemistry and function.  read more »

Maimonides to honor Gersham Goldstein at March 22 auction

At its annual auction March 22, Maimonides Jewish Day School will honor long-time supporter Gersham Goldstein.  read more »

Q back Jan. 28

The Q, the fun trivia event that benefits youth programs in Oregon, returns for a fourth year at 8 p.m., Jan. 28  read more »

Teamwork with community, among students key for MJDS

Maimonides Jewish Day School takes its partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland—to enhance Jewish education for the benefit of the entire Jewish community—very seriously.  read more »

Center adds more family fitness classes

The Winter Guide of the Mittleman Jewish Community Center is chock full of programs for families and youth of all ages from parent-toddler programs through college planning for teens.  read more »

Portland teen helps Navajos

Jewish high school students from across the United States, including Portlander Hannah Filippino, have volunteered to spend their winter vacation lending a hand.  read more »

Moon, Klutznick named to lead Jewish magazine

Jewish Review City Editor Deborah Moon has been hired as editor of Oregon Jewish Life, the new independent Jewish lifestyle magazine that begins publication following the Jewish Review’s final issue.  read more »

Email newsletter explained

Beginning Jan. 15, the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland will send out an email newsletter twice a month to help fill the gap created by the closure of the Jewish Review with the Jan. 1 edition.  read more »

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