Community Connections

Local News from the Jewish community of Portland and SW Washington

End of the Year Giving Tips from OJCF

With the end of the calendar year approaching, it is important to know that it can take longer to make certain types of charitable contributions. To be confident that your end of the year gift to your favorite nonprofit is completed in 2016, follow the following guidelines:

Kehillah Night at Raleigh Hills Pub

Funds generated go toward supporting tenant social activities, training/education programs and needed equipment upgrades for Kehillah and the special needs population it serves.

Carolyn and Gary Weinstein Are the 2016 Stampfer Community Award recipients

We are proud to announce that Carolyn and Gary Weinstein, long-time members of Neveh Shalom, have been chosen as the 2016 Stampfer Community Award recipients. Carolyn and Gary have been dedicated to Neveh Shalom, the Portland Jewish community, as well as the Greater Portland community for…

Israel Film Series Starts on September 29

The Mittleman Jewish Community Center proudly presents the 3rd Annual Israel Film Series featuring three extraordinary films with special guests. Each film was selected for its quality and ability to excite, delight, enlighten, provoke and/or move viewers to tears or laughter. You will not…

Intimate and Inspiring Rosh Hashanah Seder and Services at Gesher

Gesher - A Bridge Home approaches this High Holy Day season with some careful attempts to provide an alternative to walking into services and feeling overwhelmed and estranged.