Community Connections

Local News from the Jewish community of Portland and SW Washington

B'nai B'rith Camp and BBYO Announce New Partnership


B'nai B'rith Camp has assumed management of the BBYO program in the Portland-Metro area. This expands a 3-year old partnership where BB Camp shared the BBYO position.

The new partnership will now include supervision of all local programming, finances, and fundraising. The…

OJCF Giving Council Holds Happy Hour Designed to Do Good

The Oregon Jewish Community Foundation's Giving Council is holding its first pop-up giving circle event! Young Jewish Professionals are invited to join the Giving Council for A Taste of Giving, a fun evening of food, drink and philanthropy.

Israeli Christian Arab, George Deek, Addresses BDS with JCRC

George Deek, an Israeli Christian Arab who is on sabbatical leave from the Israeli Foreign Ministry, spoke at the Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon at the invitation of the Jewish Federation's Community Relations Council.

Enjoy Shabbat in the Park on Both Sides of the River with Rabbi Kosak

Congregation Neveh Shalom's Rabbi David Kosak will be hosting a Shabbat in the Park this summer on each side of the river.