Portland, February 22nd, 2015. Mittleman Jewish Community Center held its Friends of the Center Brunch with special guest speaker, Ethan Zohn, winner of Survivor: Africa. Ethan spoke about his Jewish upbringing, his journey of winning Survivor: Africa and his true test of surviving cancer twice. He’s pictured with Gayle Schnitzer Romain and Laura Rosencrantz, founder of Inpower Cancer Exercise Program. Ethan Zohn also talked about character, leadership, resiliency, service and how his challenges have become the source of his strength.

 Barry Benson, Ethan Zohn and Bob Philip. (Barry and Bob are Co-Presidents of the MJCC Board of Directors)

Barry Benson, Ethan Zohn and Bob Philip. (Barry and Bob are Co-Presidents of the MJCC Board of Directors)

MJCC inducted Steve and Jeff Rudolph into the Oregon Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and honored two students: Benjamin Barna and Johanna Cogen with the Harry Glickman Scholar Athlete Award. Ethan Zohn’s speech will be available at www.oregonjcc.org/brunch shortly.

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