Community Connections

Local News from the Jewish community of Portland and SW Washington

Shabbat Storytime at Shir Tikvah starting Sept 10

Join Congregation Shaarie Torah every 2nd Saturday of the month our Shabbat gathering of toddlers and their caregivers. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts that celebrate holidays and Jewish values.

Leonard & Lois Schnitzer Supporting Fdn. of OJCF Now Accepting Applications

The Leonard and Lois Schnitzer Charitable Supporting Foundation of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications for its 2016 grant cycle. The deadline to apply for a grant is August 31st.

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.