Portland, Oregon

Oregon Holocaust memorial defaced with swastikas and antisemitic slurs

The memorial, created by local Holocaust survivors, was defaced over the weekend.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
05/05/2021
The Cantinho do Avillez restaurant in Porto, Portugal following vandalism attributed to BDS activist

Restaurants in Portland vandalized with 'free Palestine' graffiti

Ironically, neither of the restaurants vandalized considers itself exclusively Israeli.

What it’s like to be vaccinated, according to a Jewish essential employee

Christie Moore, a medical oncologist in Portland, Oregon, explains how COVID-19 changed her relationship with her Judaism.

By SHIRA FEDER/JTA
31/12/2020

Proud Boys rally has fewer attendees than expected, mostly peaceful

Governor Kate Brown on Friday declared a weekend state of emergency for Portland, saying "white supremacist groups" were traveling from out of state to attend a Proud Boys event.

By REUTERS
27/09/2020

Oregon wildfires force mass evacuations, shifting weather offers hope

Although at least five lives were known to have been lost in Oregon this week, Governor Kate Brown has warned the death toll could grow far higher.

By REUTERS
12/09/2020

Suspect in Portland shooting killed by police during arrest in Washington

Michael Reinoehl, 48, was wanted on a charge of murder and was armed with a handgun when members of a US Marshals Service fugitive task force shot him dead in Olympia, Washington.

By REUTERS
04/09/2020

Trump threatens to cut federal funds to 'lawless' cities

"He is not a king. He cannot 'defund' NYC," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. "It's an illegal stunt."

By REUTERS
03/09/2020
Protesters rally against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Portland, Orego

Portland police arrest 19 protesters as political divide hardens

Democratic challenger Joe Biden on Monday said it was Trump himself who was helping stoke the violence.

By REUTERS
01/09/2020

Portland mayor urge restraint, renunciation of violence after shooting

Authorities have not identified the shooting victim. But the New York Times reported the man gunned down was wearing a hat with the insignia of the right-wing group Patriot Prayer.

By REUTERS
31/08/2020
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