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  • At Cannabis Seder, Bob Marley tunes and a blessing over the weed

    By Rebecca Spence

    April 14, 2015 | 12:35 pm

    This seder included a legal disclaimer.

    “The cannabis products at this Seder are available to OMMP cardholders only,” the sign at the check-in table read, referring to the state of Oregon’s medical marijuana program. “All others consume at your own risk.”

    The fine print...

  • Double the amount of Jews found in Portland, Ore.

    June 20, 2011 | 11:13 am

    Twice as many Jews are living in Portland, Ore., than was previously believed, according to a demographic study.

    The newly released study commissioned by the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland reports 47,500 Jews living in the region, making Portland among the top 30 U.S. cities...