Monthly Mitzvah Project: MJCC and PJA collect Art Supplies for Children’s Healing Art Project. Items can be dropped off in the blue bin located in the MJCC lobby. 503-244-0111
Film & Action Festival. See page 48
Sephardic Film Festival presents season’s final film: “The Ballad of the Weeping Spring.” Film, dessert and discussion begin at 7 pm at Ahavath Achim, 3225 SW Barbur Blvd., Portland. Free (donations accepted). David: 503-892- 6634, jewishfilmportland.org
It’s in Our Hands – Activism Craft Fair for Reproductive Justice. 6:30-8:30 pm, at Havurah Shalom, 825 NW 18th Ave., Portland. Free.
18th Annual Community Intergroup Passover Seder. See page 26
April 6-May 4
Film & Action Festival. 7 pm, Thursdays.
See page 48
Neshama Carlebach Legacy Shabbaton in Ashland. 541-292-0805
Jewish Community Orchestra Spring Concert.
See page 63
Passover begins with first seder the evening of April 10 and ends at 8:48 pm, April 18. See our roundup of seders on page 31.
Rescheduled: “Crossing Over: A Musical Haggadah” at Congregation Beth Israel, 1972 NW Flanders, Portland. Originally scheduled March 30. michaelallenharrison.com/crossing-over
Nosh and Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen. 1-2 pm, at Café at the J, 6651 SW Capitol Hwy. Portland. April topic: the meaning of four. 503-244-0111
Author Series featuring cookbook author Joan Nathan and local chef Andrew Fortgang, owner of Le Pigeon. 7-8 pm at the MJCC. $5 member; $8 guest. 503-244-0111 oregonjcc.org/authorseries
“When We Were Strangers” is the theme of Congregation Shir Tikvah’s erev Shabbat service at 6 pm. Inspired by the themes of Passover, this special kirtan-style service will celebrate immigrants and refugees. Music and stories from the past and present day. Light refreshments. 7550 NE Irving St., Portland. shirtikvahpdx.org
“Berlin Diary” on stage. See page 46
Israeli Dancing introductory class begins. 7-8 pm, Wednesdays, at the MJCC. $100. 503-244-0111, oregonjcc.org/registration; CG300
Rabbi Joey Wolf Retirement Dinner. See page 61
Shabbat service and oneg honoring Rabbi Joey Wolf. See page 61
Peace Pole planting. See page 11
BB Camp Bash. The spirit of camp in the heart of the city. 5:30 pm at the Castaway,1900 NW 18th Ave., Portland. $60, $125/patron. 503-496-7445, bbcamp.org/bash/
Tour of Oregon Holocaust Memorial. See page 21
Yom Hashoah Community Commemoration. See page 21
Reading of the Names. See page 21
OSU Holocaust Memorial Program. See page 39
Mah Jongg: Learn to play. 10:30 am-12:30 pm, Tuesdays through May 23. $100; $85 member. 503-244-0111, oregonjcc.org/register; CG301
Women of the Wall Executive Director Lesley Sachs in Portland. See page 34
OJCYF’s Festival of Giving. See page 58
Rabbi Joshua Stampfer receives the JFRF Ageless Award. See page 63
North Coast Shabbat led by Kim Schneiderman. 8 pm at the Bob Chisholm Center, Seaside. Services are usually held on the last Friday of the month, from March through October.
Parkinson’s Resources Gala. 5:30 pm at the Multnomah Athletic Club, 18 Salmon St., Portland. From Baltic Place to Boardwalk, Parkinson’s Resources is bridging the gap the wellness for the Northwest’s Parkinson’s community. Monopoly-themed event supporting Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon’s services.
Yom Hazikaron: Israel Memorial Day. See page 44
Yom Ha’atzmaut: Israel Independence Day.
See page 44
Celebrate Our Caring Community. See page 63
Spring Family Camp. Enjoy a weekend of nonstop family activities and laughs at B’nai B’rith Camp the Oregon Coast! adults $118, kids 2+ $85, kids under 2 free. 503-452-3443