News Archive

News from OJMCHE's Education Department

Posted on 8/5/2016

The OJMCHE Education team–April Slabosheski, Holocaust educator, and Cheyenne McClain, education assistant–have been fully engaged over the summer. April received a scholarship to attend the Arthur and Rochelle Belfer Conference: English Language Arts, at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Cheyenne is the recipient of the David Rubenstein Fellowship from Duke University where she will have access to do research with the Judaica materials held by the Rubenstein Library, the Duke Divinity School Library and Perkins Library. Click to continue »


Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education Announces Purchase of Permanent Museum Facilities on North Park Blocks

Posted on July 6, 2016

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education Announces Purchase of Permanent Museum Facilities on North Park Blocks

- OJMCHE purchases the former Museum of Contemporary Craft from PNCA -

Executive Director Judy Margles and Board Chair Elaine Bacharach Coughlin announced today the signing of a purchase agreement for the facilities at 724 NW Davis in Portland—formerly the home of the Museum of Contemporary Craft.  Click to continue »


OJMCHE Remembers Elie Wiesel

Posted on July 5, 2016

1928-2016

The Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Elie Wiesel, Nobel laureate, Holocaust survivor, professor, and humanitarian, on Saturday. Wiesel was 87 years old. Click to continue »


Yom HaShoah: The community comes together to read Holocaust victims' names

Posted on May 5, 2016

At 10:40 a.m. Thursday, Evelyn Banko will step up to a microphone in Pioneer Courthouse Square. She'll read roughly 110 names, each accompanied by a year and location: Warsaw, Treblinka, Auschwitz. Click to continue »


Sala Kryszek Art & Writing Winners Announced

Posted on April 27, 2016

Winners of an art and writing contest that encourages youth to evaluate history and foster an awareness of the Holocaust have been announced by the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education. Click to continue »


The 104-Year-Old Woman Who Beat the World

Posted on April 19, 2016

Sometimes an artist's life is worthy of as much consideration as her work. This is especially true of Ruth Gruber, the photojournalist who received the lifetime achievement award from the International Center of Photography and whose ICP-curated retrospective is being shown at the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education. Click to continue »