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Jewish Connection Partnership
 

  Oregon


Eugene, Oregon

TEMPLE BETH ISRAEL (REC)

1175 E. 29th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97403
(541) 485-7218
Fax: (541) 485-7105
Email: info@tbieugene.org

Institutional Membership: 375 households
Percent Intermarried: members - 40%; board - 35%.

Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Havurot; Discussion of Intermarriage; Extensive Adult Education; Preparation for Conversion; Interfaith Couples Group; Holiday "How-To" Workshops; Outreach Seder; Counseling.
Contact: Nina Korican, Executive Director

Portland, Oregon

CONGREGATION NEVEH SHALOM (C)

2900 SW Peaceful Lane
Portland, OR 97239
(503) 246-8831
Fax: (503) 246-7553
Email: jbezodis@nevehshalom.org

Institutional Membership: 1000 families
Percent Intermarried: members - 8%; board - 11%.

Programs: "Keruv" - Interfaith Couples Group; Introduction to Judaism Classes; Hebrew Classes; Havurot; Family Oriented Programming; Discussion of Intermarriage; "Balubusta Brigade"- (support service for new Jewish homemakers); Preparation for Conversion; Conversion Support Group; Holiday "How-To" Workshops; "December Dilemma" Discussions; Counseling.
Contact: JoAnn Bezodis, Program Director

MITTLEMAN JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER

6651 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR 97219
(503) 244-0111
Email: etemkin@oregonjcc.org

Institutional Membership: 1,500 units
Percent Intermarried: clients - NA; board - NA

Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Interfaith Couples Group; Derekh Torah; Extensive Adult Education.
Contact: Eliana Temkin, Director of Jewish Cultural Enrichment    (503) 452-3433

CONGREGATION BETH ISRAEL (R)

1972 NW Flanders Street
Portland, OR 97209
(503) 222-1069
Fax: (503) 274-1400
Email: resources@bethisrael-pdx.org

Institutional Membership: 1000+
Percent Intermarried: members - NA; board - NA.

Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Preparation for Conversion; Hebrew Classes; Jews by Choice; Interfaith Couples Group; Parents of Intermarrieds; Times and Seasons; Melton Mini-School; Havurot; Holiday "how to" Workshops; Outreach/Learner's Shabbat; Outreach Seder; Discussions on Intermarriage; Lectures on Intermarriage; Extensive Adult Education; "December Dilemma" Discussions.
Contact: Sydney Baer, Exective Director

JEWISH FAMILY & CHILD SERVICE

1130 SW Morrison, Suite 316
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 226-7079 ext. 17
Fax: (503) 226-1130
Email: jfcs@jfcs-portland.org

Institutional Membership: 600 clients
Percent Intermarried: members - NA; board - NA.

Programs: Counseling for couples, families, groups, children and adults; Parent-coaching; Lifeline services for the elderly and people with disabilities; Home care services; Russian-speaking immigrant and refugee services; TASK inclusion services for individuals with disabilities and their families; Immigration Services; Emergency assistance and case management; Holocaust Survivor services; Workshops/Presentations relating to caregiving, senior issues, relationships and disability awareness.
Contact: Kelly Bordman, MSW, Administrative Program Specialist/Volunteer Coordinator

CONGREGATION SHIR TIKVAH
(Liberal, Unaffiliated)

631 NE Broadway #314
Portland, OR 97232
(503) 473-8227
Fax: (503) 288-7877
Email: rabbiarielstone@gmail.com

Institutional Membership: 130 families

Programs: varied Adult Education offerings; intergenerational holiday celebrations and Shabbatonim; weekly Torah study and Shabbat services; regular tot and family components to Shabbat services; monthly women’s Rosh Hodesh; monthly Men’s Group; Social Action group: yad lyad caring community; participation in community Hevra Kadisha; innovative children’s Nashira Education Project includes education pre-K through high school; Hebrew classes all levels including adults; Bar/Bat Mitzvah preparation; adult Jewish learning includes chanting Torah; leading services, creating divre Torah.
Contact: Rabbi Ariel Stone

West Linn, Oregon

SOUTH METRO JEWISH CONGREGATION (R)

21420 Willamette Drive
West Linn, OR 97068
(503) 650-7013
Fax: (503) 742-0305
Email: office@smjc.org

Institutional Membership: 100 families
Percent Intermarried: members - 50%; staff - NA.

Programs: Sunday Religious School; Hebrew Classes - all levels including B'nai Mitzvah; Adult Education; Torah Study; Social Action; Brotherhood; special services throughout the year, and much more.
Contact: Rabbi Annette Koch; Michele Beyer - President