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Levine's Fish Market circa 1910 at 615 1st street, Portland, Oregon.

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.

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Polina Olsen

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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