Local Rabbi Reacts to Kansas Shooting

EUGENE, Ore. — A rabbi with a Eugene synagogue says all Jews must use the tragedy in Kansas to reinforce their beliefs. He says the shooting, just one day before the beginning of Passover–an important Jewish holiday–is tough. But Rabbi Boris Dolin with Temple Beth Israel says they must not let it ruin their celebration. … Continue reading »

Festival Showcases Jewish Films

EUGENE, Ore. — A local nonprofit is starting up a film festival this weekend. Jewish Events Willamette-valley, or JEW, is an organization dedicated to building Jewish community, pride and learning. This year it teamed up with the Bijou to show a film with some sort of Jewish aspect once a month for a year. The … Continue reading »