Image: Courtesy of Oregon Jewish Museum. OJM 00265. (Used by Permission)
Creation of a Community
The people of South Portland
Eastern European and Sephardic Jews moved to Portland at the turn of the 20th Century.
As Told By...
Website: Polina Olsen's Books
Polina Olsen is a freelance writer and author of Stories From Jewish Portland, Portland in the 1960s: Stories From the Counterculture and other books on local history. She lives in Portland with her husband, Andy, and cats Baba Ganoush and Koshka.
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