JR stories

PJA expands focus on diversity

PHOTO: Last June, PJA held a community vigil to show support for racial justice. More than 130 students and families turned out to support the Black community and raise visibility of the violence and racism Black people experience. This March, some of those students participated in a virtua…

Revitalized Manor draws new residents

PHOTO: Rose Schnitzer Manor residents are enjoying the camaraderie and large selection of food available in the now open dining rooms.

BY DEBORAH MOON

Current and prospective residents of Rose Schnitzer Manor are delighted that things are opening up after a year of COVID restrictions.
Res…

Appellate judge who “loves justice” to move to senior status

PHOTO: Judge Susan Graber looks at a book of photographs of Sauvie Island birds taken by her husband, Bill June. The couple spends a lot of time at Sauvie Island watching the birds and walking Bolo, their Labrador retriever.

BY DEBORAH MOON

Judge Susan Graber, appointed by President Clint…

JScreen launches cancer genetic screening nationally

When Portlander Nancy Prouser had a genetic test for the BRCA mutation in 1997, the screening and advice were harder to find. Now JScreen has announced a new program that will offer at-home testing for more than 60 cancer susceptibility genes associated with hereditary risks for breast,…

Day Camps Summer 2021

Check out this summer's nine Jewish day camps in the Portland area.