Community Connections

Local News from the Jewish community of Portland and SW Washington

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.

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 goal…