On Oct. 25, the Oregon Area Jewish Committee will honor The Port of Portland with its 2011 Human Relations Award. read more »
The “Tea for Two” Agencies returns Nov. 6 to again support Jewish Family and Child Service and Community Warehouse. read more »
Temple Beth Sholom’s Hanukkah Bazaar is back for another exciting year with a wide variety of exceptional artisans and crafters, including some old favorites as well as several new additions. read more »
When Amy Beth Oppenheimer asks her audiences what defines the Jewish state for them, what she hears most often, she says, are four things: law of return, education, Jewish national symbols including official observance of Jewish holidays and social justice. read more »
The absence of a border and the absence of a two-state solution between Israelis and the Palestinians “is one of the critical threats to Israel’s long-term survival,” says the founder and president of J Street. read more »
Portland storyteller Devorah Spilman’s Maggidal Mystery Tour to the Midwest is over, but the magic lives on online.
From Aug. 1 to 21, Spilman, her family and her puppets visited six towns where Spilman performed traditional Jewish stories read more »
The annual drop-off donation site of Hand to Hand returns to the Mittleman Jewish Community Center, 6651 SW Capitol Hwy., Oct. 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. read more »
Myra and Ron Silverman will be honored with Temple Emek Shalom’s 2011 “Spirit Of Giving” award on Saturday evening Oct. 22 in Ashland. read more »
Five years ago, Meira Spivak made a commitment to develop, expand and enrich Portland NCSY. Today, her goals have been patently realized. read more »
JEWISH STUDENT UNION leaders and staff from Portland and Eugene gathered Sept. 11 for an intense brainstorming meeting. The meeting opened with a moment of silence in memory of 9-11. read more »
TEENS enjoy the first Latte and Learn held on the east side of Portland. NCSY’s signature event “Latte and Learn” has become so successful that this fall NCSY expanded it to the east side of town, read more »
Since the majority of teenagers take Drivers Ed before getting their drivers license, why not take it with other Jewish teens?
This fall, Portland JSU, the organization supported by NCSY that reaches Jewish teenagers in local public schools, is partnering with the Oregon Driver Training Institution to create a discounted Drivers Ed course for Jewish teens. read more »
The Interfaith Disabilities Network of Oregon and the Beaverton Citizens with Disabilities Advisory Council will host a free Community-Wide Disabilities Resource Fair, Oct. 20 10 a.m.-3 p.m., read more »
Every year, many women choose to convert to Judaism. While all Jews-by-choice receive some kind of formal Jewish education, conversion classes tend to focus on the “whats” and “whys” of Judaism, not the “how-to’s.”