Community Connections

Local News from the Jewish community of Portland and SW Washington

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.

Israel360: Diverse Perspectives on Israel in an Atmosphere of Respect

Israel360 is a series of regularly occurring programs that will consider many aspects of Israel–modern and ancient–from diverse viewpoints and approaches. Some sessions will have a cultural, political or military focus, while other events will examine Israeli history, sociology or the…

Jewish Arts Month Kicks Off February 26

This year’s show takes place in the MJCC lobby from Sunday, Feb. 26, through Friday, March 31, and includes rotating displays, in different mediums, an offbeat film screening and a new opportunity for young artists throughout the area.

Receive a Scholarship from OJCF

The Oregon Jewish Community Foundation is pleased to offer scholarship programs for higher education and Jewish overnight camp. To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must be Jewish residents of Oregon and must demonstrate financial need.