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"Articles of Faith" in American Craft Magazine

Posted on December 10, 2015

Anika Smulovitz makes exquisite, delicately fabricated works of Judaica, the ritual objects used for holy days, worship, and other Jewish observances.  Click to continue »

Holocaust survivor Miriam Greenstein shares her story

Posted on December 4, 2015

Hanukkah begins this Sunday and for Portland resident Miriam Greenstein it is a time to celebrate freedom. Jenica Villamor spoke with the local Holocaust survivor and shares her story.

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Holocaust survivors tell story of survival, tolerance

Posted on November 13, 2015

Les Aigner doesn’t want to talk about what happened to him.

“I can’t say that it’s my pleasure to talk about this,” he told a packed house at the Tigard Public Library on Monday. “But it’s my duty.” Click to continue »

Alice and Paul Meyer to be honored on December 3

Posted on November 11, 2015

The Stampfer Community Enrichment Award nominating committee this year has selected Paul and Alice Meyer as the 2015 honorees. Alice is a native Portlander, a social activist who has been involved with many organizations, among them the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, for which she served as the first President., the Portland and Oregon League of Women Voters and Multnomah County Library. Click to continue »

Holocaust survivors speak at Ore. Historical Society

Posted on October 19, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A couple of Holocaust survivors brought their poignant stories to the Oregon Historical Society Sunday afternoon.

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Sandra Oberdorfer, OJMCHE’s Program and Education Manager is awarded a fellowship to Israel

Posted on October 14, 2015

Join us in congratulating Sandra on a fellowship awarded by the Council of American Jewish Museums. Sandra will be one of five national Jewish museum professionals who will attend the annual meeting of the Association of European Jewish Museums in Jerusalem with follow-up visits to the Israel Museum, Beit Hatfutsot and Yad Vashem.  Click to continue »