Tag Archives: Jewish Federation of Greater Portland

History Press Releases First Portland Book

October 12, 2011


The History Press is proud to announce Stories from Jewish Portland by Polina Olsen is now available for preorder through The History Press website. Look for the book in Portland stores in November. These are the stories of Jewish Portland, whose roots stretch back to the Gold Rush, whose heart is ‘the old neighborhood’ of South […]

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South Portland Walkabout

August 5, 2011


“Mention Hebrew School, the Neighborhood House, basketball, or the ubiquitous junk peddlers, and photographs come out and stories are retold…. There will never be another South Portland.” —Stories from Jewish Portland by Polina Olsen (The History Press, 11.2011) On Sunday, August 21, 2011, join author Polina Olsen for a walking tour of historic Jewish Portland. […]

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