The Pew Jew in Portland- Do Portland Jews Fit the National Norm?

Monday, March 3, 6:15 pm
At The Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Ave | Special Event

Tonight's Pew Jew event is Sold Out.  We are unable to accept walk-ins at this time. 

If you are unable to attend tonight's event, stay tuned to our calendar for similar events in the future.  




A partnership between Mittleman Jewish Community Center and Oregon Jewish Museum with the support of Greater Portland Hillel, Institute for Judaic Studies, Moishe House, Oregon Jewish Community Foundation, Shir Tikvah, Portland Jewish Academy, Portland State University, and Reed College. 


Join us for a thought provoking discussion about the findings in "A Portrait of Jewish Americans" released by the Pew Research Center last fall as they relate to Portland’s Jewish Community. Participate in small group discussions over dinner based on issues in the survey: intermarriage, Jewish identity, Israel, synagogue affiliation, education and more. 

Moderated by Neil Simon with remarks by Bob Liebman (Portland State University), Steve Wasserstrom (Reed College), and Marc Blattner (JFGP), with table facilitators Sylvia Frankel (Institute for Judaic Studies), Nina Spiegel (Portland State University), Rabbi Ariel Stone (Congregation Shir Tikvah), Yossi Shallman (Moishe House), Greater Portland Hillel, and Merrill Hendin (Portland Jewish Academy).

Music provided by Alicia Jo Rabins.

About the Moderator
Neil H. Simon
is a native-Portlander who spent the last five years as a communications director, moderating news conferences across Europe and Central Asia for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and the US Helsinki Commission. Prior to government service he was a journalist and Congressional legislative aide. He has won numerous awards for his documentaries, investigative and political news coverage. 

For more information about the Pew Study, visit the Pew Research Center website's section on Jews and Judaism

Generously funded by the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland.


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