ALEFBET: Tapestries of Grisha Bruskin @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Jun 11 @ 11:00 am – Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm

ALEFBET: The Alphabet of Memory

OJMCHE’s inaugural exhibit in the main gallery features a visually stunning collection of works by Russian Jewish artist Grisha Bruskin, who is featured in Russia’s pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale. Bruskin’s “The ALEFBET: the Alphabet of Memory” features large-scale tapestries draping the walls of the main gallery accompanied by the artist’s preparatory drawings and related gouache paintings, all referencing Kabbalistic and Talmudic teaching, biblical narratives and Russian folklore.

June 11-Oct. 1, 2017
Tuesday-Friday, 11 am-5 pm
Saturday-Sunday, noon-5 pm

Grand Opening: June 11, noon-4 pm. Free



Monthly Mitzvah Project @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 1 – Sep 30 all-day

Throughout the month of September, the MJCC and PJA communities will be collecting Back-to-School Items for Schoolhouse Supplies. Items can be dropped off in the blue bin located in the MJCC lobby.

Rosh Hashanah Shaba-lah Shabbat @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 15 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us and other young families for special Shabbat filled with stories, singing and of course apples and honey!

Free and open to the community

North Coast Shabbat @ Bob Chisholm Center
Sep 15 @ 8:00 pm
The first service for the North Coast Shabbat group will be held on Friday, March31 at 8:00 pm at the Bob Chisholm Center in Seaside.
Services are usually held on the last Friday of the month, from March thru October.
2017 dates and leaders:
April 28  Kim Schneiderman
May 26  Jemi Mansfield and Jennifer Felberg
June 30  Avrel Nudelman
July 28  Neil Weinstein
Aug. 25 Avrel Nudelman
Sept. 15  Jack Falk
Oct. 20  Eddy Shuldman
Tiferet Shabbat @ Congregation Shaarie Torah
Sep 16 @ 9:15 am – 12:15 pm

Please join Congregation Shaarie Torah for a special Shabbat morning service. At this service, we will include new melodies, explore the service with some reflections on the prayers themselves, and chant according to the Triennial cycle of Torah readings.  It will be a mix of the beautiful and familiar traditional Shabbat morning service and new ideas and energy.  This service meets in the Chapel downstairs on the third Saturday of the month.

Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meet in the MAIN service (Stampfer Chapel or Main Sanctuary) for the beginning of the Torah service, and then come out with your friends for a fun and active lesson on the Torah portion (parsha) of the week. Return to the service to help lead Adon Olam, and join the community for lunch!

Kiddush Club for K-2nd Grade @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Sep 16 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am

Join other families for prayer, singing, conversation and fun followed by an indoor picnic style lunch.

Havurah Shalom High Holidays – Selichot Service @ Havurah Shalom
Sep 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

All are welcome at Havurah Shalom’s High Holiday Services – no tickets, no charge. Our Selichot Service on Saturday, Sept. 16, will be led by Rabbi Benjamin Barnett at Havurah Shalom. More information about Havurah’s High Holidays services can be found at holidays.

Yom Limmud: A Community Day of Learning @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 17 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Please join us as we come together to learn together! It’s the start of the school year and the perfect time for us to learn together! There will be two tracks, one for educators in the community and one for our community as we prepare for the High Holidays.

Co-Sponsored by PAJE, OBR, MIJCC, and PJA

Free and open to the community

Mah Jongg @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout!

Register at:

Registration code:  CG 100

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