Community Connections

Local News from the Jewish community of Portland and SW Washington

Friendly Visitors Needed!

Jewish Family and Child Service

Volunteers visit weekly at the client’s home, where they visit, play games, or work on projects together. We currently have three clients looking for a friendly visitor to spend a few hours with them each week!

Call for Artists! ORA: Northwest Jewish Artists

ORA - Northwest Jewish Artists, extends an invitation to all Jewish artists to jury (June 11th) your art work for participation in our annual art show, “Celebration of Art.”

Informational Meetings for OJCYF's 2017-2018 Year

The Oregon Jewish Community Youth Foundation (OJCYF) will be holding two informational meetings for Jewish teens in grades 9-12 who are interested in applying for the program's 2017-2018 year. A parent or guardian must accompany the teen to the meeting.

Sephardic Winter Film on April 4

This Academy Award-winning documentary examines the critical post-World War II period from 1945 – 1948, and the plight of the tens of thousands of refugees who survived the Nazi Holocaust but whom most of the world left to fend for themselves.

Thank you for Ensuring Passover4all!

Over 10 days, our community was able to raise over $5,600 to provide Passover food boxes to needy families in our area, so all are able to celebrate Passover.