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


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Jennifer Curry and Seth Ruden of Portland wed Aug. 5 at the Pearl district Ecotrust building.

Mrs. Ruden is the daughter of Denise Curry of Vancouver, Wash., and Barbara and Jeff Curry of Phoenix, Ariz. Mr. Ruden is the son of Dr. Edward and Marlene Ruden of Portland.



Staci and Stewart Rosman of Portland have adopted Maya Sienna born Sept. 19, 2007. Grandparents are Steve and Joyce Singer of Portland and Martin and Grace Rosman of Annapolis, Md.



A private memorial service was held for Phillip Anthony Goodman in Arizon. Mr. Goodman died Oct. 22 at the age of 40.

Before moving to Portland from California in 2002, Mr. Goodman served in the U.S. Army and was decorated for his service in the Persian Gulf. He also worked as a consultant.

Previously a member of Congregation Neveh Shalom, Mr. Goodman most recently attended services at Chabad. He also served as chair of the Maimonides Jewish Day School auction for three consecutive years and volunteered numerous hours at the school.

Mr. Goodman is survived by daughters Janessa, Michaela and Ayanna Goodman, ex-wife Sandy Goodman, parents Patti and Clarence Goodman, brother Bill Goodman and sister Christine Goodman. 


A funeral service was held Nov. 2 for Rose Isenstein at the Gevurtz Chapel. Mrs. Isenstein died Oct. 31 at the age of 96.

Originally from Russia, Mrs. Isenstein had lived in Portland since about 1925. In 1934 she married Simon Isenstein and worked primarily as a homemaker. Mrs. Isenstein was also a member of Congregation Neveh Shalom and a volunteer for Robison Jewish Health Center.

Mrs. Isenstein is predeceased by husband Simon Isenstein, son Kenneth Isenstein and daughter Brenda Pilciviah. She is survived by daughter-in-law Lesley Isenstein and brother William Amiton.

Memorial contributions can be made in her honor to Robison Jewish Health Center.


A memorial service was held for Stan Nudelman Nov. 8 at Shaarie Torah Memorial Chapel. Mr. Nudelman died Nov. 6 at the age of 89.

Born in Tacoma, Wash., Mr. Nudelman had lived in Portland since the early 1920s and was a graduate of Grant High School. He was also a WWII veteran who served in Manila, Philippines, and New Guinea.

Mr. Nudelman owned and operatored S.J. Nudelman and Son, a scrap metals business and was a member of Rambler’s and American Legion Post 0114.

Mr. Nudelman is survived by wife Dorothy Nudelman, daughters Bobbie Cohon and Marilyne Lakefish, son Marvin Nudelman, sisters Edith Bean and Sylvia Seedman, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made in his honor to the American Diabetes Association.





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