Congregation Kesser Israel

6698 SW Capitol Hwy.                   Mailing Address

Portland, OR 97219                        PO Box 80811

503-222-1239                                     Portland, OR 97280                     Like Us on Facebook

We are excited you'd like to visit our community!  

Please take a minute to read this information - you can submit a hosting request at the bottom of the page.


As you plan your stay, we'd like to help make it easy for you with regards to meals and/or sleeping arrangements.  Our community is small, but when possible, we're happy to arrange accomodations for you.  Here are some useful links that will help in getting this process started.


Kosher food


For a meal or Shabbos "take-away," your best bet is following:


Cafe at the J - Dairy Restaurant (Tuesday night "Meat Night") | 6651 SW Capitol Hwy Portland, OR 97219 | (503) 535-3630 |

They may have Shabbat catering options available, call them to find out more.


Safeway Kosher Bakery - Sushi, Challah, and an assortment of baked goods are available here.

8145 SW Barbur BLVD, Portland OR 97219 |  Store Hours: M-F 5AM-1AM | (503) 452-6068


For all Kosher establishments in Portland and places that offer Kosher options, click here.




Home Hospitality

To request Shabbos hospitality (meals and/or sleeping), please fill out our electronic request form by clicking the button below.  Again, due to the size of our community, we are not always able to accomodate all requests.  However, we will do our best. Hospitality sleeping arrangements are for Friday nights only, unless prior arrangements are made with the host family.  Requests need to be submitted at least a week in advance of your visit.


Hotel & B&B Info (Outside Eruv & modest accomodations)

Aladdin Inn and Suites -- 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from Kesser Israel

8905 SW 30th Ave | Portland, OR 97219 - 3956 | 503-246-8241


Hospitality Inn -- 2.1 miles (3.4 km) from Kesser Israel

10155 SW Capitol Hwy | Portland, OR 97219 | 503-244-6684

Terwilliger Vista B&B -- 1.4 miles (2 km) from Kesser Israel

515 SW Westwood Dr. | Portland, Oregon 97201 | 503-244-0602


Private Rentals (Within Eruv)

Strictly Kosher Condo (2 bed, 1 bath, sleeps 6) - Contact Jodi Berris -

Spacious Suite with Large Yard:

Bedroom, Living Room, Kitchenette

Private, Spacious Daylight Apt.


At Kesser Israel

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