Community Connections

Local News from the Jewish community of Portland and SW Washington

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.

Community Seder at Havurah Shalom on April 23

Havurah members will lead our community seder, and music will be provided by Havurah musician Beth Hamon. It's sure to be engaging and meaningful for people of all ages!

Politics in action: Mayoral Forum with the JCRC

On April 11, our Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) sponsored an in-depth mayoral candidate forum featuring State Treasurer Ted Wheeler and former Multnomah County Commissioner Jules Bailey.