Agencies and Organizations


Jewish Community Organizations

GIFT (Giving It Forward Together) 9604 NE 126th Ave. Vancouver, WA 360-597-3942   HADASSAH, PACIFIC NORTHWEST REGION Women’s Zionist Organization of America   HADASSAH, PORTLAND CHAPTER Diana Lindemann 503-312-2530   HADASSAH, SHALOM CHAPTER (Vancouver and SW Washington) Maxine Silverman, Membership Vice-President 360-566-8188   JEWISH BUSINESS NETWORK 9604 NE 126th Ave., Ste….


The First Jewish Organization

The first Oregon Jews, who came from Germany in the mid-1850s, often lived in other places in America before finding their way out West. Many of them were merchants who helped build a strong Jewish community – founding synagogues, schools, social and charitable organizations and welcoming waves of other immigrants, refugees and survivors who would…


Resource Guide 2016-2017: Agencies and Organizations Listing

Jewish Organizations GRAPEVINE PORTLAND Portland, OR 202-524-1532 ext.15 202-524-1532 ext. 15 HADASSAH, PACIFIC NORTHWEST REGION Peg Elefant, President Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, is a volunteer organization that inspires a passion for and commitment to its partnership with the land and people of Israel. It enhances the health of people worldwide…


New ways to build community

Welcome to this wonderful Resource Guide that includes everything about the Jewish community in Oregon and Southwest Washington. We are grateful to Oregon Jewish Life magazine for compiling this important information that connects our Jewish community. The Jewish community of Greater Portland is not impervious to shifting national and local trends, both general and Jewish,…


Welcome to the Community

Dear Community, The Jewish Federation of Greater Portland serves as a portal into Jewish life in the Greater Portland area. For decades, Federation has created and supported a strong communal infrastructure of agencies and institutions. Since its beginning, our Federation was self-defined and defined by the community as an umbrella of beneficiary agencies. Over time,…


Organizations 2015-16

Jewish life in Oregon and Southwest Washington is growing and evolving to more efficiently meet the needs of today’s world. This summer Jewish Family & Child Service consolidated with Cedar Sinai Park. While the two will remain separate entities, the consolidation will make operations, endowment and development more efficient. Last year also saw the successful…

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