Timeline of East Side Jewish Gatherings, Organizations, and Events 2019: Yes Kippur Alternative Yom Kippur Service at an East Side Yoga studio. Led by Yasha Shapiro, Sara Figueroa, and Eleyna Fugman.  2018-now: Social Justice Shabbat Book Club Created by Colleen … Read More

Programs We Support

The Programs 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 programs Queertet: Jewish Song Circles Facilitated by: Ellie, … Read More

Annual Report

Annual Report 2023 2023 has been a year of transition, evaluation, and professionalization as TischPDX adapted to significant staff changes, decided to pause and evaluate our core cohort program, expanded our Alumni Support program, and built resources for our Cultural … Read More

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

Who We Are

Our Leadership team TischPDX’s fiscal sponsor is Beloved Builders. Beloved supports and nourishes spiritual leaders who are creating new spaces of sacred belonging Eleyna Fugman Co-Founder & Executive Director Eleyna Fugman (she/her) is a consummate Jewish community builder, living on … Read More

Apply to the TischPDX Fellowship

About the Cohort Program A 10 – 16 month program for young Jewish community builders, organizers, artists, hosts, and conveners who are unaffiliated with established Jewish community and interested in bolstering their leadership capacity in bringing together Jews across PDX. … Read More