Posted on October 18, 2017
The vision for OJMCHE’s new exhibition I AM THIS: Art by Oregon Jewish Artists was guided in part by an essay by mid-century American art critic Harold Rosenberg. You can read the essay Is There a Jewish Art by continuing. Click to continue »Click to continue »
Posted on October 4, 2017
OJMCHE is pleased to launch a new film series The Many Funny Faces of the Jewish People featuring At War with the Army (1950), Nothing Sacred (1937), Royal Wedding (1951), and The Inspector General (1949). All of the films in the series are powered by Jewish stars, writers and/or directors and include newsreels and cartoons from the year of the feature’s release, plus a historical introduction by series curator Ygal Kaufman with interesting background about the film's production as well as the historical context behind its release. First up is At War with the Army (1950) starring Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin, directed by Hal Walker. Click to continue »Click to continue »
Posted on October 2, 2017
“There’s no real appreciation in other parts of the country for how well developed the Jewish community is in Oregon,” says Rabbi Joshua Stampfer.
Travel Oregon just published an on line story that tells the story of Jews in Oregon. You can read the full story by continuing. Click to continue »Click to continue »