Thoughts from our Rabbi

Welcome to TischPDX! The mission of this newly founded organization is to revitalize Jewish communal life and practice on Portland’s East Side, by identifying and supporting the development of “Jewish start-ups” among unaffiliated Jews. We see our selves as are … Read More

Portland Jewish Yoga Collective Inaugural Gathering

The Portland Jewish Yoga Collective was established in 2018 by yoga teacher Rachel Stern, in collaboration with TischPDX, as a place for Jewish people of all affiliations to connect through the practice of yoga. Yoga and Judaism are both lenses … Read More

Hanukkah Happy Hour

It’s time to gather in close with our community, enjoy a few cocktails, light candles, and remember that there is light in the darkness. … Read More

About Us

What is TischPDX? TischPDX is an emerging Jewish leadership incubator.  We identify up and coming leaders in the Portland Jewish community who are primarily leading or innovating Jewish programs on the east side. We invite them to participate in our 16-month … Read More

About Us Vision Mission

Nurturing Jewish Innovation TischPDX seeks out Jews involved in organizing where they are and offers learning and mentoring to help emergent expressions of Judaism succeed in summoning the future of American Judaism our vision TischPDX is an incubator of new … Read More


give a donation make an impact Supporting the Builders of our Jewish future as Rabbi and theologian Byron Sherwin ז״ל said, “you cannot be a builder if you are not, first, an heir.” TischPDX has been instrumental in my development … Read More


Each member of our cohort is organizing Jews in all kinds of innovative explorations of Jewish identity. Join US as we seek new edges of Jewish practice to rekindle the Jewish experience. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAMS The Events Calendar Find out … Read More