What sort of group is Kol Shalom?
Kol Shalom was founded in 1993 as an affiliate of the national Society for Humanistic Judaism. We have about 70 households in our membership, ranging from 30-something to 80-something, married, partnered and single, from all over the Portland metropolitan area. Our members are folks who are not afraid to question tradition, work out their own beliefs, and want to create something that's authentic for them. We're volunteer-run except for our part-time administrator, teachers and choral director, so every member needs to pitch in and help where he/she can. And we also like to have fun!