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Young Adult Events August 2022

OneTable expands Shabbat dinner subsidies; Tabor & Tea; Jewish Movie in the Park; Russian and Ukrainian Narratives; Jewcology; Sha-barbeque with Moishe Pod; BB Camp YA weekend; Moishe Pod Clothing Exchange; YA day camp; OneTable Shabbat dinner subsidies

Barbie Enkelis: Retiring from her second home

Ever since she was an infant, Cedar Sinai Park/Robison Jewish Health Center (or the Home, as it is fondly called) has been a second home for Barbie Enkelis, 71.
Her mom and dad, Velma Zelda (Cissi) and Milt Carl, z”l, used to bring her to the Robison Home to visit her grandparents, Gussie …

Song of Miriam Awards 2022

The Jewish Women’s Round Table presents the Song of Miriam Awards to outstanding women volunteers. The 14 Song of Miriam honorees for 2022 are Myra Blatt, Lois Eaton, Judy Freeman, Lauren Goldstein, Robbie Lambert, Shoshanna Lansberg, Carol Lavender, Shirona Lurie, Niomi Morr, Danelle…

East side gains day school, preschool

PHOTO: Maimonides Jewish Day School and Chabad of Northeast Portland are purchasing this former preschool at 4635 NE 9th Ave. to house the day school, a preschool and all of Chabad NE's programs.


Portland’s east side will finally have a Jewish day school and a new prescho…

Avraham's Closet lends wheelchairs, walkers & more

PHOTO: Physical Therapist Patty Magid-Volk and Cantor Linda Shivers prepare a wheelchair for someone needing a lift following surgery, injury or illness. The durable medical-equipment lending library could use more wheelchairs.


Shortly after I wrote an article announcing th…