The IJS Mission
To encourage people throughout
the community to join together to learn about
Jewish history, culture and life.
with community organizations and academic
• Participation at events by
a broad demographic of the community.
• Community diversity
reflected in membership and on the board.
• Financial stability and/or
• A bridge, connecting new
ideas to a vibrant Jewish intellectual and
The Institute for Judaic
Studies of the Pacific Northwest is a
non-profit 501C3 organization. It is dependent
on gifts and revenue generated from membership
and from grants for specific programs from
such organizations as the Oregon Council for
the Humanities (an affiliate of the National
Endowment for the Humanities).
HERE for information on becoming a member.