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When you make a gift to Federation, you may ask yourself... where are those dollars going? Watch below to find out how we're looking out for the entire Jewish community with your help.

Sharing a True Picture of Israel

Because of your support and the help of StandWithUs Northwest, Timna Rockman will be the shelicha or Israeli emissary in the Portland area through May 2017. She will be sharing stories of her life in Israel at local schools to promote an understanding of Israel and its ideals throughout the world!

After the Fire, the Gift of Family

A few months ago, Odelia and Ohad Brat celebrated their son’s bar mitzvah. They’ll never forget when he received his brand-new tefillin. And they’ll never forget grabbing that same tefillin as they and their six children fled their home in Talmon. A raging fire was only minutes away.

A Community Mikvah

On October 20 a ceremonial groundbreaking was held for the new Portland Community Mikvah, a collaboration of the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland and Oregon Board of Rabbis.

Empowering Seniors to Overcome Depression

Depression is a common and potentially debilitating – but highly treatable – condition. Joseph, a local senior in his 70s suffers from social isolation and bouts of sadness. He noticed that he lost interest in the activities he once liked and felt disconnected from his community.