Community Connections

Local News from the Jewish community of Portland and SW Washington

The World’s Leading Klezmer Fiddler Comes to Portland

On Sunday, June 5 at 7:00pm, Congregation Neveh Shalom will welcome the world's leading klezmer fiddler, Alicia Svigals, for a concert.

J Street presents Mitchell Plitnick : "Let's Take A Deep Breath On BDS"

Mitchell Plitnick is the vice president of the Foundation for Middle East Peace. Previously, he was Director of the US Office of B’Tselem: The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (2008-2010) and Director of Education and Policy for Jewish Voice for…

Interested in Applying for OJCYF 2016-2017?

The Oregon Jewish Community Youth Foundation will be holding two informational meetings for teens who are interested in applying to OJCYF for the 2016-2017 school year. Both meetings for students and parents will be held in May.

Passover4all helps local families celebrate

Each year many in our area struggle to celebrate one of the most cherished holidays on the Jewish calendar. For some, getting the items needed for the Passover seder is difficult, if not impossible.