A Progressive Jewish Congregation in Portland, Oregon
Shir Tikvah Office: 503-473-8227

Committees & Groups

What do you want from your kehillah  (community)? We could use your insights and ideas.

As a mid-sized synagogue, we depend on volunteers for many of our vital functions. Our committee structure offers members a voice in our governance and direction, while making our community stronger as a whole.

 Steering Committee  Officers and Members
 Chair Jerry Cohen (click to email Jerry)
Jason Eisdorfer
Co-Treasurers  Randy Bluffstone and Stewart Rosman
Secretary Leora Troper
Immediate Past Chair Alysa Rose
Members Aron Borok
Jennifer Coury
Jamee Henson-Hammer
Debbie Kraus
Sonia Marie Leikam
Committees Chairs
Cemetery Charlie Rosenblum
(download the cemetery brochure.)
Kesher (Welcomes New Members) Jamee Henson-Hammer
Legal & Governance Rob Coury
Membership  contact the office
Yibaneh (It Will Be Built) Jason Eisdorfer
(click to email)

Learning and Support Groups – contact information is in your member directory

Cinema Tikvah (Movie series)  Bonnie Robbins
 Derrick Travers
Mensch Group (Men’s Discussion/Study) Henry Werch
Rosh Hodesh (Women’s group) Nehama Bennett-Teasdale
Yad l’Yad (Comfort and support in times of transition–birth, death, illness.) Lisa Morasch
Paula Miranda


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