Young Adults


Finding My Place and My Voice

By Cole Keister Where I grew up in rural Oregon people denied the Holocaust. I experienced a lot of anti-Semitism from people who really had never met Jewish people. I don’t identify as being religious, but being Jewish is an important part of who I am. I remember that starting around when I was just…


Want to live in Portland’s Moishe House?

Photo: Portland’s Moishe House holds Passover Seders, Shabbat dinners, and an assortment of recreational, social and educational opportunities for young adults. They are looking for a new housemate to join them in planning the events.   Portland’s Moishe House is seeking a dynamic young adult, between the ages of 22-30, who is excited about living…


Judaism Unpacked on YouTube

SCREENSHOT OF UNPACKED: Unpacked adds a new video each week to reach and teach young Jews about Israel and Judaism. A new video about Israeli spy Eli Cohen was uploaded this week. Upcoming videos will debut on Unpacke as follows: 6/13, the Balfour Declaration; 6/20, Hamas and Gaza; 6/27, Moshe Dayan; 7/4, Tel Aviv; 7/11,…


Tivnu wins $30,000 for Applied Jewish Wisdom

PHOTOS: Above, Tivnu participants meet with Gov. Kate Brown in Salem while attending the proclamation of Cesar Chavez Day at the Capitol in March. At right, Tivnu participants canvas against Measure 105 before last year’s election. From Staff and PR Reports Portland-based Tivnu: Building Justice was one of seven organizations to receive the 2018-19 Lippman…


Young adults get taste of Israel on free Birthright trips

PHOTOS by Sarah Northrop/ Taglit-Birthright, a free 10-day trip to Israel for Jewish young adults, has provided an eye-opening and life-changing experience for more than 650,000 participants who have experienced Israel since Birthright launched in 1999. Hundreds of classic, campus and themed tours are available each year. Trips are operated by various trip organizers, but…

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