College & Adult


COLLEGES

 

THE HAROLD SCHNITZER FAMILY PROGRAM IN JUDAIC STUDIES AT PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY

Natan M. Meir, Academic Director

University Center Bldg., Ste. 465

1881 SW 5th Ave.

PO Box 751 – JST

Portland, OR 97207

503-725-8449

judaicst@pdx.edu

pdx.edu/Judaic

The Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies fosters academic achievement, leadership skills and civic engagement through the interdisciplinary study of Jewish history and culture. Our faculty – Natan Meir (Lorry I. Lokey Assoc. Professor of Judaic Studies – modern Jewish history), Nina Spiegel (Rabbi Joshua Stampfer Assoc. Professor of Israel Studies), Assoc. Professor Loren Spielman (ancient Jewry) and Professor Michael Weingrad (modern Jewish literature) – create an enriching, stimulating atmosphere for a diverse, engaged group of students.

 

THE HAROLD SCHNITZER FAMILY PROGRAM IN JUDAIC STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

Gantt Gurley, Director

Susan Campbell Hall, Rm 311

5273 University of Oregon Eugene, OR

541-346-5288

judaicstudies.uoregon.edu

Established in 1998, the Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies at UO provides a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum in the history, religion and civilization of the Jewish people. We offer two years of Hebrew language and literature. A Judaic studies major leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree; a Judaic studies minor is also offered. Students can study in small class settings with well-known professors and visiting scholars and can enjoy robust studyabroad programs.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

ARTHUR P. KRICHEVSKY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP OF OJCF

ojcf.org/grants-and-scholarships/receive-ascholarship/

Scholarships are available for Jewish Oregonians pursuing post-high school Jewish education through qualified domestic programs at accredited institutions. Must demonstrate financial need. Also provides direct scholarship support to day schools and to the Oregon Board of Rabbis’ Teen Israel Experience.

 

REBECCA AND SADA TARSHIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP OF OJCF

ojcf.org/grants-and-scholarships/receive-a-scholarship/

Scholarships are available for

Jewish Oregonians pursuing

higher education within the United States for college, university and/or graduate school. Must demonstrate financial need and commitment to community.

 

LESTER & ANNETTE GOLDSCHMIDT HILLEL SCHOLARSHIP FUND OF OJCF

ojcf.org/grants-and-scholarships/receive-a-scholarship/

Scholarships are available for Jewish Oregonians pursuing higher education at the University of Oregon. Must demonstrate financial need and commitment to community.

 

SUSSMAN FUND FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

jewishportland.org/sussman

Rachel Nelson: rachelr@jewishportland.org

The fund was established by Lillian and Gilbert Sussman to provide grants to Jewish students from the Portland area for their higher education. Students pursuing undergraduate studies at an accredited college in the U.S. are encouraged to apply by March 1.

PSU JUDAIC STUDIES/ HEBREW SCHOLARSHIPS

https://www.pdx.edu/judaic/scholarship-internshipopportunities

The Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies at Portland State University awards multiple scholarships annually as provided by our supporters:

Harold Schnitzer Family Scholarships: The new Harold Schnitzer Family Scholarships offer Judaic Studies majors tuition support of $5,000 annually for their entire undergraduate career at PSU (up to four years).

The Lois Berlin, John May, Ida & Sam Shleifer Endowed Shleifer Scholarship: The Shleifer Scholarship awards $5,000 annually in tuition support to Judaic Studies majors.

Sara Glasgow Cogan Internship: The Sara Glasgow Cogan Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to full-time Judaic Studies majors or minors who undertake creditbearing internships in local Jewish communal and cultural organizations. This scholarship covers the cost of internship for six credits of tuition (three credits each over two terms).

Abigail Jacobs-Kaufman Scholarship: The Abigail Jacobs- Kaufman Scholarship awards $1,000 annually to Judaic Studies majors or minors. Applicants will be selected on the basis of academic performance and demonstrated financial need.

The Lorry I. Lokey Israel Travel Scholarship: The Lorry I. Lokey Endowed Fund for Israel Scholarship provides $1,000- $5,000 annually for a Judaic Studies major to travel to and study in Israel.

Aspen Mitzvah Fund Scholarship: The Department of World Languages & Literatures offers renewable scholarships of up to $1,000 to students enrolling in and completing second- and thirdyear modern Hebrew sequences.

 

GAP YEAR

 

CHAI ISRAEL

6680 SW Capitol Hwy.

Portland, OR

503-892-7415

jewishportland.org/travelisrael

Jewish Federation of Greater Portland provides 18% of the published cost for an Israel experience for ALL Portland-area teens (up to $1,800). Grants also available for immediate-post-high school eligible gap year programs.

 

MASA ISRAEL

Gap year programs in Israel for

high school graduates

masaisrael.org/gap-year

 

TIVNU: BUILDING JUSTICE

Gap year and summer high

school programs

7971 SE 11th Ave.

Portland, OR

503-232-1864

tivnu.org

 

CAMPUS GROUPS

AKIVA COLLEGE PROGRAM AT UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

503-261-3850

 

CHABAD HOUSE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

Rabbi Berel & Rivkah Gurevitch

239 E 14th Ave.

Eugene, OR

541-801-8653

rabbi@jewisheugene.org, Rivky@jewisheugene.org

jewisheugene.org

Chabad seeks to create an environment where every Jewish student, from any background, feels welcome and accepted. We focus on both the individual and the collective, offering a wealth of social, educational and spiritual programs.

 

CHABAD AT REED

Rabbi Dov & Chani Bialo

3355 SE Steele St.

Portland, OR

503-752-2258

RabbiDov@jewishreed.com

JewishReed.com

Chabad at Reed promotes Jewish pride, study and celebration for all Jews regardless of background or affiliation. We offer engaging events on and off campus: Shabbat dinners, holiday programs, classes, social action opportunities and more.

 

GREATER PORTLAND HILLEL

PO Box 1547

Portland, OR 97207

503-867-3646

pdxhillel.org

 

HILLEL AT THE U OF O

1059 Hilyard St.

Eugene, OR

541-343-8920

oregon.hillel.org

 

HILLEL AT OSU

Corvallis, OR

541-343-8920

oregonstate.hillel.org

 

LEWIS & CLARK HILLEL

Portland, OR

503-867-3646

pdxhillel.org

 

ADULT EDUCATION

 

BENAROYA JEWISH LEARNING ACADEMY

Rabbi Motti Wilhelm, Director

Chabad of Oregon

2317 SW Vermont St.

Portland, OR

503-977-9947

RabbiMotti@ChabadOregon.com

Jportland.com

The Benaroya Jewish Learning Academy provides JLI courses locally. JLI is the world’s preeminent provider of Jewish learning. CLE & CME accredited courses. An aha! moment in every lesson.

 

CONSCIOUS TORAH

2531 Chula Vista Blvd.

Eugene, OR

541-514-2571

 

INSTITUTE FOR JUDAIC STUDIES

2900 SW Peaceful Lane

Portland, OR

503-246-8831

judaicstudies.org

 

INTRODUCTION TO JUDAISM CLASS

Oregon Board of Rabbis

Portland, OR

971-248-5465

oregonboardofrabbis.org

 

JAN’S JEWISH LEARNING

Portland, OR

503-235-2416

facebook.com/Jans-Jewish-Learning

 

NEVEH SHALOM ADULT EDUCATION

Mel Berwin, Director of Congregational Learning

2900 SW Peaceful Lane

Portland, OR

503-293-7306

nevehshalom.org/adult-ed/

 

PORTLAND KOLLEL

6688 SW Capitol Hwy.

Portland, OR

503-245-5420

portlandkollel.org

 

TALMUD STUDY GROUP

Meets Thursdays at Shaarie Torah

920 NW 25th Ave.

Portland, OR

jerrybrem@comcast.net

 

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON EDUCATIONAL TOURS

Katie Jo Walter, Program Coordinator for Educational Tours

333 Oregon Hall, University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

541-346-2367

kjwalter@uoregon.edu

uoalumni.com/travel

The University of Oregon’s Office of International Affairs is offering small group educational travel led by UO subject experts. The following 2019 tours are open to all adults. Jewish diaspora and culture in Italy and Latvia (May 2019, two weeks); and Architectural, cultural and natural heritage along India’s Coromandel Coast (February 2019, two weeks). Brochures may be downloaded from our website. Please contact us if you would like a paper brochure mailed to you.

 

YOUNG ADULT

 

JEWS NEXT D’OR

1972 NW Flanders

Portland, OR

503-222-1069

 

MOISHE HOUSE PORTLAND

events for 22- to 32-year-old Jews

503-908-3394

Portland

www.moishehouse.org/find-a-house/portland/

www.facebook.com/MoisheHousePDX/

 

OJCF GIVING COUNCIL

1618 SW First Ave., Ste. 210

Portland, OR

503-248-9328

ojcf.org

The OJCF Giving Council is comprised of young Jewish professionals who pool their charitable donations to give collaboratively to deserving nonprofit organizations. Members build community through exploration of common Jewish values and community needs.

 

SOCIAL/NETWORKING GROUPS

 

J-PRO OREGON

Jewish communal professionals

503-245-6219

 

JEWISH DAD’S NIGHT OUT

Portland, OR

503-246-8831

 

OJCF PROFESSIONAL ADVISORS GROUP

1618 SW First Ave., Ste. 210

Portland, OR

503-248-9328

ojcf.org

OJCF’s Professional Advisors Group is comprised of attorneys, accountants, and financial/wealth advisors. The group provides educational programming, continuing education credits and networking opportunities for attendees at lunch meetings held 2-3 times per year.

 

NEXT GENERATIONS GROUP

nextgenerationsgroup.wordpress.com

 

PDX MOTS

Portland, OR

meetup.com/PDXMOTS-30s-40s/

 

PORTLAND JEWISH EVENTS

jodiberris@aol.com

248-760-0743

 

WOMEN’S PHILANTHROPY

Portland, OR

503-892-3015

jewishportland.org/ourcommunity/womens-philanthropy

 

EMERGENCY AID

 

JEWISH FAMILY & CHILD SERVICE EMERGENCY AID SERVICES

Anthony Antoville, CMC, Director of Social Services

1221 SW Yamhill St., Ste. 301

Portland, OR

503.226.7079 ext. 121

aantoville@jfcs-portland.org

jfcs-portland.org

 

JEWISH FREE LOAN OF GREATER PORTLAND

6680 SW Capitol Hwy

Portland, OR 97219

503-245-6449

caron@jewishportland.org

jewishportland.org/freeloan

Loans available for up to $4,000 for life’s “ups and downs,” such as tuition, car repair, medical expense, debt consolidation, housing assistance, etc. Applicants must identify as Jewish, be 18 years or older, have a co-signer(s), and have lived in Oregon/SW Washington for at least 6 months. Visit webpage for complete list of guidelines and application.

 

SPECIAL NEEDS RESOURCES

KEHILLAH

6125 SW Boundary St.

Portland, OR

503-535-4300

cedarsinaipark.org/affordablehousing/

Independent special needs housing on the Cedar Sinai Park Campus.

 

PARTNERS FOR INDEPENDENCE

Anthony Antoville, CMC, Director of Social Services

1221 SW Yamhill St., Ste. 301

Portland, OR

503-226-7079 ext. 121

aantoville@jfcs-portland.org

jfcs-portland.org

 

TIKVAH, SOCIAL AND RECREATION FOR DISABILITY COMMUNITY/JFCS

Janet Menashe, Disabilities

Inclusion Specialist

1221 SW Yamhill St., Ste. 301

Portland, OR

503-226-7079 ext. 122

janetmenashe@jfcs-portland.org

jfcs-portland.org

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