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April 13, 2024

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Chabad of Southern Oregon to host Hanukkah celebrations, menorah lightings

The eight days and nights of Hanukkah will light up the Rogue Valley, with the Chabad Jewish Center of Southern Oregon heading multiple menorah lightings and holiday events to celebrate the season. The Chabad will host three public menorah lighting events across the Rogue Valley, starting with a 4:30 p.m. celebration Thursday, Dec. 7, with a 10-foot Hanukkah menorah on Ashland Plaza.

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Antisemitic messages left on Ashland doorsteps

Plastic baggies holding sand and a hate-speech message ended up on doorsteps throughout Phoenix, Medford, Ashland and Central Point late Sunday or early Monday, according to a Facebook post Monday by the Ashland Police Department.

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Rally against antisemitism fills Ashland Plaza

About 100 people gathered on Sunday afternoon on the Ashland Plaza to hear city of Ashland and Medford representatives, along with area rabbis, talk about the increase in incidents of antisemitism and what can be done about it.

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Antisemitism rally planned Sunday on Ashland Plaza

Representatives from the cities of Ashland and Medford are expected to join rabbis from local synagogues on the Ashland Plaza on Sunday afternoon to mark the beginning of Antisemitism Awareness Week, according to a news release issued by Temple Emek Shalom of Ashland.

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Monthly Celtic Evensong resumes Sunday

Celtic Evensong and Holy Communion Service, including readings, poetry and music, at Trinity Episcopal Church starts at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at 44 N. Second St., Ashland. The theme for October is “Radiant Gleanings.

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‘On track’: Naumes Suncrest Winery readies expansion in time for summer

Naumes Suncrest Winery is preparing for summer in a big way. From the building of a new outdoor stage designed to accommodate full bands, to outdoor seating renovations that will quadruple capacity — not to mention a concert series in the works — the Talent winery at 1950 Suncrest Road says it is on track to open its new, larger outdoor space by June.

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SOU celebrates its 31st annual powwow

Community members from a variety of backgrounds will gather Saturday and Sunday for the 31st annual Southern Oregon University Powwow, widely regarded as the largest student-led event on campus. The event, hosted by the school’s Native American Student Union, is expected to draw thousands of visitors to Lithia Motors Pavilion in its second year back on campus after a COVID hiatus.

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