Community Connections

Local News from the Jewish community of Portland and SW Washington

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!).

CST Kids are "Youth Minyoners"

Congregation Shaarie Torah Youth Group

On Jan 19th, the Middle School students from Congregation Shaarie Torah were invited to participate in "Youth Minyoners" where they have led the service for themselves, all by themselves!