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What OJCYF means to teens

Now in its 14th year, the Oregon Jewish Community Youth Foundation continues to be a dynamic program for high school students. OJCYF’s Annual Benefit Dinner, A Festival of Giving, will be April 27. At monthly meetings from September through May, the teens discuss the importance of giving back to their community and the Jewish values…


Kids and Teens Too Events for April 2017

APRIL 2 GOOD DEEDS DAY & J SERVE: Volunteer opportunities for all ages at the MJCC. 503-245-6449 RECURRING: NORTHEAST STORY HOUR WITH PJ LIBRARY: 9:30-10:15 am, Sundays at New Seasons, 3445 N Williams Ave., Portland. Story hour and music. rachelr@jewishportland.org or 503-892-7415 MONTHLY HEBREW STORY HOUR WITH PJ LIBRARY: 2:30 pm, second Sunday at the…



Teens, preteens, children and families can step up and change the world on April 2 by participating in a variety of tikkun olam projects on Good Deeds Day. Family-friendly projects will include packing Passover food boxes, making blankets for children in crisis, making birthday cards for seniors, assembling hygiene kits for the homeless, preparing lunch…


Kids & Teens Calendar March 2017

MARCH 10-12 Happy Purim. Family Friendly Purim parties are included in the calendar on page 66. MARCH 26 The Jewish Holiday Culinary Experience is an innovative program for adults and children ages 5-12. Passover cooking, 6-8 pm at Portland Kollel, 6688 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland. 503-245-5420 APRIL 2 Good Deeds Day. See page 41 RECURRING:…


First-time campers eligible for $1,000 grants

Numerous studies have shown youth benefit from attending sleepaway camps. Jewish sleepaway camps not only help young campers learn valuable life skills, they have the added benefit of creating confident, engaged Jewish adults. A study by the Foundation for Jewish Camp on the long-term impact of Jewish overnight camp offers compelling evidence that camp builds…


Camp Directory

DAY CAMPS GAN ISRAEL DAY CAMP 6612 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland, OR 97239 503-246-KIDS (5437) cgiportland.com Through our three thoughtfully designed camps (18 months to 5 years, 6-8 years, 9 -11 years) your child will learn: Cooperation, Creativity and Optimism. Since 1984 Portland’s Gan Israel Day Camp has provided modern Jewish children from diverse backgrounds…

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