OJMCHE's archives are a treasure trove

Posted on April 26, 2018

You have probably visited OJMCHE's exhibitions but did you realize that the museum also houses the largest repository of documents, photos, films, recordings, and artifacts chronicling the history of Jewish life in Oregon since the 1840s? These are all carefully curated in the museum’s collections, which contain a wealth of information regularly accessed by professional researchers, students and those just wishing to find out more about their families’ pasts. This month Oregon Jewish Life has a feature on the museum's Archives and Artifact Collection. You can read the article by Debra Shein here. Click to continue »

2018 Sala Kryszek Art & Writing Competition

Posted on April 23, 2018

OJMCHE is proud to announce that judging has ended for this year’s Sala Kryszek Art & Writing Competition. Last week, judging teams were busy with nearly 100 writing entries and 45 art entries. The quality of the entries made the deliberations difficult and judges in all categories expressed their appreciation for students’ thoughtful submissions.  Click to continue »

In Memoriam Miriam Greenstein October 21, 1929 – April 2, 2018

Posted on April 2, 2018

OJMCHE board member and Holocaust survivor Miriam Greenstein died peacefully on April 2 surrounded by her loving family. There was a private burial at Shaarie Torah Cemetery and a memorial service is scheduled for Monday, April 9, 2pm at Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education. Click to continue »

Song of Miriam Award

Posted on March 28, 2018

Congratulations to Jill Slansky who will receive the Song of Miriam Award from OJMCHE this year in honor of her years of outstanding volunteer service. The annual awards brunch celebrates and honors women volunteers in the Jewish community. Jill has been a longtime OJMCHE board member and also served on the board of the Oregon Holocaust Resource Center. Click to continue »

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