Photography as remembrance and resistance

Posted on November 6, 2018

This fall the Portland Art Museum (PAM) and the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education (OJMCHE) present two exhibitions that offer an extraordinarily rare glimpse of life inside the Lodz Ghetto through the lens of Polish Jewish photojournalist Henryk Ross (1910–1991)—Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross at the Portland Art Museum and The Last Journey of the Jews of Lodz at the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education.

Judy Margles, the director of OJMCHE and Julia Dolan, curator of photography at PAM reflect on the exhibitions and their importance at this moment in time. Click to continue »

Willamette Week's Give!Guide 2018

Posted on October 29, 2018

We’re excited to announce that Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education has been selected to be a part of Willamette Week’s Give!Guide again, which launches November 1st! Click to continue »

Welcome Amanda Solomon, OJMCHE Museum and Holocaust Education Manager

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OJMCHE is pleased to introduce Amanda Solomon who is joining the museum’s education team as Museum and Holocaust Education Manager. Amanda recently received her Masters degree in Holocaust and Genocide Studies from Stockton University and is moving to Portland this month from the East Coast. Passionate about education, Amanda began her career as a middle school math teacher.  Click to continue »

Tour with Bruce Guenther

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R.B. Kitaj, A Jew, etc., etc. closes on September 30th. If you would like a behind the scenes look at the exhibition, you can watch a video of exhibition curator Bruce Guenther giving a tour. Click to continue »

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