Charity

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A global day of giving

Giving Tuesday (#GivingTuesday) falls this year on Dec. 3. It is a worldwide day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on…

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2019 Giving Guide

AMERICAN FRIENDS OF MAGEN DAVID ADOM 800-323-2371 AFMDA.org/give Help to mobilize Magen David Adom EMT’s and paramedics who carry more than 700,000 Israelis to safety each year. We’re Israel’s emergency medical and ambulance service, Magen David Adom, Help save lives in Israel. B’NAI B’RITH CAMP 503-345-9476 bbcamp.org Your gift invests in future leaders in our…

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New Impact Investing Opportunity at OJCF

Above: The six pillars of Judaism’s framework of mitzvot (obligations) guide JLens’ evaluation of companies and investor advocacy priorities. Philanthropy is more dynamic than you may realize. As our financial and social approaches to making a difference in the world have evolved, so too have the investment options for our charitable dollars. For decades, having…

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Building a better Portland, one tiny house at a time!

Jewish Portlanders have the chance to literally build a better world. Every week, volunteers can take part in the construction of tiny houses for villages of formerly houseless Portlanders. Construction coaches will be onsite to supervise all volunteer work, ensuring a safe and meaningful experience for everyone. Also, volunteers don’t have to have any previous construction…

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Wexner Heritage Program returns to Portland

***The deadline for nominations is Oct. 31.*** After nearly a generation, the Wexner Heritage Program makes its return to Portland with nominations now open for the 2020 Portland cohort. As part of its 2020 Centennial Celebration, the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland is looking towards securing the future of Jewish life in Portland, partnering with…

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Volunteers dig archaeology, aid defense and tour Israel

PHOTOS: Above, Volunteers for Israel archaeologists at Tel Assar. At right, volunteers William Tilson (left) and Steve Plotkin (right) cleaning archeological findings at Tel Assar. Photos courtesy of Volunteers for Israel Volunteers for Israel has announced 2019 dates for its enhanced, all-inclusive volunteer service programs which are open to the general public. Americans can support…

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17 women honored with Song of Miriam

PHOTO: Song of Miriam 2019 Honorees: (Front standing) Cheryl Richards; (from left, seated) Sarah Orzech, Beit Am Corvallis; Marissa Richardson, Congregation Neveh Shalom; Andrea Sanchez, Mittleman Jewish Community Center; Liz Stanley, Congregation Shaarie Torah Sisterhood, Linda Veltman, Oregon Jewish Museum & Center for Holocaust Education; Abbey Vanderbeek, Temple Beth Shalom, Salem; Jennifer Zeidman, Portland Jewish…

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