Current Programs of IJS
IJS works with faculty and community partners to host classes, series and courses, including:
- Digging Torah
- Judaism and the Environment
- The Torah of Leonard Cohen
IJS hosts and co-sponsors numerous lectures, including 2 current series:
- Fruit of the Vine
- Roscoe C. Nelson Jr. Memorial Lectures/Annual Meeting
Portland Jewish Film Festival
A Portland tradition for 26 years and counting.
Weekend in Quest
Our annual Judaic Studies Retreat at the Oregon Coast.
The Rabbi Joshua Stampfer Grant Fund
The Institute now seeks to expand its role as a bridge by providing seed money for new and innovative rograms and projects that will add to the “vibrant Jewish intellectual and cultural scene” as well as the larger Portland metro community.