Community Connections

Local News from the Jewish community of Portland and SW Washington

Apply for a Grant from OJCYF

The Oregon Jewish Community Youth Foundation is currently accepting grant applications for its 2016 grant cycle.

Kol Shalom Music Makers Opens to Non-Members Starting March 6

Kol Shalom, Community for Humanistic Judaism, is opening its "Music Makers" singing group to non-Kol Shalom members. Anyone interested in singing with the group is invited to come to the Sunday, March 6 practice.

Summer Camp For All in PDX

Gavin Mason almost couldn’t go to summer camp. A 9-year-old boy with Down Syndrome, Gavin was rejected by a summer program that couldn’t accommodate his significant developmental delays.

Submit your Passover recipes for the PDX Passover Cookbook

Submit your recipes by the end of February to be published in the PDX Passover Cookbook. We are looking for tradition or gluten-free recipes that can be used on Passover.