Community Connections

Local News from the Jewish community of Portland and SW Washington

Creating History at the University of Oregon

Hillel Meeting

On February 6th, Quack PAC (AIPAC's on campus student leadership group) reached out to Oregon Hillel, the Jewish Student Union, and AEPi to engage students in order to train them on how to lobby the Associated Students of the University of Oregon (ASUO) student government to pass an…

Oregon Hillel Introduces Matzo Ball Soup Hotline

University of Oregon Hillel Logo

Oregon Hillel is thrilled to announce the start of a brand new initiative, the Matzo Ball Soup Hotline. Thanks to a generous gift from the Leonard & Lois Schnitzer Charitable Supporting Foundation and to the support of the Oregon Hillel Parents Club we are proud to introduce the Matzo Ball…

Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month

Do Jews have disabilities? Of course we do! They may be hidden disabilities, such as autism spectrum disorder mental illness, learning disabilities (5 to 15% of the population) or language processing difficulties (try learning Hebrew when you’re struggling to handle English!).