Young Adults


Portrait of Empowerment

  Photo: Sarit Cahana The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) presented its 2021 Portrait of Empowerment series, which featured the AAPD Summer Interns. Sarit Cahana, daughter of Congregation Beth Israel’s Senior Rabbi Michael Cahana and Senior Cantor Ida Rae Cahana, participated in this summer internship program. For Summer 2021, AAPD hosted the Summer…


A place at the table

  Photo: TischPDX cohort member, Brooke A, hosts a new year event called “High Holy Days,” at the Skidmore Bluffs as part of her new group, Portland Queer Jewish Experience. By Eleyna Fugman In 2018, TischPDX: Unaffiliated Jewish Leadership Incubator was launched with support from local private donors, to boost as well as learn from…


Portlander Hayle Meyerhoff is Doing Social Justice Work in New Orleans

  Photo: Hayle Meyerhoff. Courtesy Emily Williams Avodah is a national network of Jewish leaders working to fight domestic poverty and promote social justice. In addition to service at leading nonprofits, participants in their Jewish Service Corps live together as a community and engage in weekly educational programs to deepen their understanding of domestic poverty,…