Daily Archives: August 29, 2018


Lifecycle Resources 2018-19

Jewish life revolves around the cycle of life. In the Jewish tradition, lifecycle moments from birth to death carry specific rituals, most of which have been used for centuries. These moments truly center us. Following are the resources that will help you celebrate and mark each stage of life.   MOHELS A mohel is the…


Education Profiles 2018-19

PORTLAND JEWISH ACADEMY  6651 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland pjaproud.org • 503-244-0126 At PJA, students from 6 months through 8th grade thrive in an academically excellent environment that honors the whole child. PJA nurtures and inspires positive Jewish engagement, respect and responsibility for the world. Our Jewish values are the guiding principles of our school: study,…


Kids & Teens 2018

The Jewish people have treasured books and learning for millennia. Even our central prayer, the Shema, includes the instruction: “Take these words which I command you this day and teach them faithfully to your children.” The Jews of Oregon have taken this task to heart. For almost as long as Jews have been in Oregon,…


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…


School Bus Safety 101

For millions of school-age children in the United States, each day begins – and ends – with a bus ride. While the school bus is the safest way to travel to and from school, according to the National Association of Pupil Transportation , it’s important for parents to teach their children how to stay safe…

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