Colleges and Adult


COLLEGES

 

THE HAROLD SCHNITZER FAMILY PROGRAM IN JUDAIC STUDIES AT PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY
University Center Building,
Ste. 465
1881 SW 5th Ave.
PO Box 751 – JST
Portland, OR
503-725-8449
pdx.edu/Judaic

 

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 study-abroad programs.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

ARTHUR P. KRICHEVSKY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP OF OJCF
ojcf.org/grants-and-scholarships/receive-a-scholarship/
Funding for students pursuing post-high school Jewish education through qualified programs at accredited educational institutions in the United States. Greater consideration to applicants showing the highest levels of commitment to Jewish study, community service and/or outreach.

 

REBECCA AND SADA TARSHIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP OF OJCF
ojcf.org/grants-and-scholarships/receive-a-scholarship/
Tuition assistance for Jewish students, who are Oregon residents, for higher education, including college, university and/or graduate school. This scholarship fund does not provide funding for gap programs or overseas trips or study.

 

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.

 

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
ChabadOregon.com/JLI
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. See profile in Education section.

 

CONSCIOUS TORAH
2531 Chula Vista Blvd.
Eugene, OR
541-514-2571

 

EUGENE MELTON SCHOOL
1175 E 29th Ave.
Eugene, OR
541-485-7218
tbieugene.org/education/melton-school/

 

INSTITUTE FOR JUDAIC STUDIES OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
2900 SW Peaceful Lane
Portland, OR
503-246-8831
judaicstudies.org

 

INTRODUCTION TO JUDAISM CLASS
Oregon Board of Rabbis
Portland, OR
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/
All are welcome to join our exciting array of adult education programs, including modern and prayerbook Hebrew, Torah and Talmud classes, book groups, meditation and more!

 

PORTLAND KOLLEL
6688 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland, OR
503-245-5420
portlandkollel.org

 

TALMUD STUDY GROUP
Meets weekly at Shaarie Torah
920 NW 25th Ave.
Portland, OR
jerrybrem@comcast.net

 

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
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 MSC 171
0615 SW Palatine Hill Road
Portland, OR
503-768-7082
pdxhillel.org

 

YOUNG ADULT

 

JEWS NEXT D’OR
1972 NW Flanders
Portland, OR
503-222-1069

 

MOISHE HOUSE PORTLAND
503-395-4056
moishehouse.org/houses/Portland/

 

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.

 

PORTLAND JEWISH EVENTS
Portland, OR
248-760-0743
portlandjewishevents.com

 

URBAN JEWS PDX MEETUP
Portland, OR
meetup.com/judaism-123/

 

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
facebook.com/PDXMOTS/

 

WOMEN’S PHILANTHROPY
Portland, OR
503-892-3015
jewishportland.org/ourcommunity/womens-philanthropy

 

SPECIAL NEEDS RESOURCES

 

KEHILLAH
6125 SW Boundary St.
Portland, OR
503-535-4300
cedarsinaipark.org/living-care-options/special-needs-housing/
Independent special needs housing on the Cedar Sinai Park Campus.

 

PARTNERS FOR INDEPENDENCE
Brian Fallon, Lifeline Program Director
1221 SW Yamhill St., Ste. 301
Portland, OR
503-226-7079 ext. 121
jfcs-portland.org
Through the Partners for Independence program, our skills trainers and behavioral consultants help people with intellectual and development disabilities access the resources they need to make well-informed choices about living, learning and working.

 

TIKVAH/JFCS
Janet Menashe, Disabilities Inclusion Specialist
1221 SW Yamhill St., Ste. 301
Portland, OR
503-226-7079 ext. 121
jfcs-portland.org
Social/recreation for ages 18+

 

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