The next JGSO program has yet to be determined. 

Please check back for additional information.


To help you with your research projects JGSO has provided links to the following handouts:


Surname Handout.pdf by Malia Laughton

Reading in Another Hand-Meir.pdf by Natan Meir

Jewish Fraternal Organizations - handout.pdf by Hal Bookbinder

US Immigration and Naturalization Handout - 2016.pdf by Hal Bookbinder


 Check out Pictorial Oregon Jewish History

It currently has three sections - Jewish Businesses in Oregon, Jewish Activities in Oregon and Oregon Jewish History: South Portland. More photos will be added at a later date.

You may discover some of your relatives here.  The webpage can be accessed by the above link or from any JGSO webpage by clicking on the link in the Stories sidebar.

Photos are courtesy of Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education.
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