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  • Eight chefs’ new Chanukah delights, one for each night

    By Judy Zeidler

    November 21, 2013 | 1:13 pm

    This year, Chanukah and Thanksgiving coincide: Chanukah is celebrated for eight days by candle-lighting, gift exchanges and eating foods fried in oil, an ancient custom, commemorating a miraculous event at the Temple in Jerusalem, while the Thanksgiving meal reminds us of our...

  • White supremacist couple accused in killing spree indicted in Oregon

    August 20, 2012 | 12:49 pm

    A white supremacist couple accused of four West Coast murders, including one because a name sounded Jewish, were indicted on federal racketeering charges.

    A grand jury in Portland, Ore., indicted David “Joey” Pedersen, 32, and Holly Ann Grigsby, 25, for racketeering activity in...

  • Portland-area paper to shut down

    October 19, 2011 | 11:37 am

    An Oregon Jewish paper, The Jewish Review, will close in January after publishing for more than 40 years.

    The Jewish Federation of Greater Portland announced last week that it would cease publication of the semimonthly.

    According to the Federation, the paper was a victim of the...

  • Oregon panel coaxed to table resolution slamming Israel

    January 19, 2011 | 1:01 pm

    Jews in Eugene, Ore., persuaded the local human rights commission to suspend for now a resolution condemning Israel for its flotilla raid last year.

    More than 70 members of the local Jewish community, including officials of the local federation and community relations council,...

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  • Max Forer holds the line for Oregon in BCS title game

    January 5, 2011 | 11:08 am

    The offensive line doesn’t deflect potentially game-winning passes or snag interceptions, throw precision passes to receivers who race into the end zone or take handoffs and run through defenses for the score.

    The offensive line is not a glamour position. The offensive line...

  • Oregon governor defends Israel ties

    December 8, 2010 | 11:01 am

    The office of Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski defended a trade agreement it signed with Israel.

    A coalition of pro-Palestinian groups in Portland criticized Kulongoski, a Democrat, for the Oct. 27 memorandum of understanding “to develop and strengthen economic, industrial, technological...

  • Nation & World Briefs

    By Tom Tugend

    January 19, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    'Paradise' Golden; Weisz Blooms

    The Golden Globe awards, often seen as a curtain raiser and preview of the Oscar ceremonies, picked a tense drama about two Palestinian suicide bombers as best foreign language film on Monday night, while shutting out Steven Spielberg's "Munich."

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  • The See Season

    By Rabbi Shawn Fields-Meyer

    September 1, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    There is a remarkable place I go to, about once a year. It is a spot on the Oregon coast. And I mean, literally, a spot. When I stand on that spot,

    I can see the whole world -- all of it.

    Straight ahead, I see the Pacific Ocean, waves rhythmically approaching and departing, humming...