Calendar

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

Monthly Mitzvah Project

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.

Sep
14
Fri
BB Camp High Holiday Family Camp @ B'nai B'rith Camp
Sep 14 – Sep 16 all-day

High Holiday Family Camp
September 14-16, 2018

Bring in the Jewish New Year at B’nai B’rith Camp on the Oregon coast with your family.

Activities include a fun-filled High Holiday and Shabbat celebration, arts & crafts, athletics, canoeing, swimming and much more.

Price includes 6 meals, 2 nights’ stay and great activities.

In partnership with Congregation Beth Israel and PJ Library.

Adults: $125, Kids ages 3 and older: $100, Kids 2 and under: Free.

For more info, contact Ben at bcharlton@bbcamp.org

 

REGISTER AT BBCAMP.ORG/FAMILYCAMP

NEW DATE: Shabbat Under the Evergreens with JNFuture PDX @ Cathedral Park
Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Bring a dish, bring a blanket, bring a Frisbee, bring your dog to this very informal potluck Shabbat in Cathedral Park in the St. Johns neighborhood in Portland. We will socialize and have fun in the park and do a very brief Shabbat ceremony at ~8:30 followed by a brief discussion of JNF’s trips and projects in Israel and the JNF’s National Conference, which is coming up in October.

Sep
15
Sat
Witness: Themes of Social Justice in Contemporary Printmaking and Photography @ Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University
Sep 15 – Dec 20 all-day
Witness: Themes of Social Justice in Contemporary Printmaking and Photography @ Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University | Salem | Oregon | United States

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art in Salem presents “Witness: Themes of Social Justice in Contemporary Printmaking and Photography from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation” through Dec. 20 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery and the Maribeth Collins Lobby.

Drawn from one of the legendary contemporary print collections in the United States, “Witness” explores issues of race, identity and social justice in contemporary printmaking and photography. The exhibition has been organized by Portland art historian and scholar Elizabeth Bilyeu and explores four thematic sections: Stories and Histories, Pressures of Pop Culture, Challenging Expectations of Place and Unconventional Portraits. The exhibition features 82 prints by 40 nationally and internationally recognized artists, including Enrique Chagoya, Lalla Essaydi, Mildred Howard, Hung Liu, Nicola Lopez, Wendy Red Star (Apsáalooka), Roger Shimomura, Kara Walker and Marie Watt (Seneca).

LeRonn Brooks, an assistant professor of African and African American Studies at Lehman College of the City University of New York, will deliver an illustrated lecture on the theme of social justice in modern and contemporary art on September 29 at 5 p.m., Admission to this series of lectures is complementary and they will be held in the Paulus Lecture Hall at the Willamette University College of Law located at 245 Winter St. SE, Salem, Oregon.

Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University

Public contact: 503-370-6855 | museum-art@willamette.edu

Exhibition website: willamette.edu/go/witness

 

IMAGE: Roger Shimomura (American, b. 1939), “Nisei Trilogy: The Camps,” 2015, ed. 4/50, lithograph, 18 1/2 x 27 inches, Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer, 2015. 794b. Photo: Strode Photographic LLC

 

 

 

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The Hallie Ford Museum of Art in Salem presents “Witness: Themes of Social Justice in Contemporary Printmaking and Photography from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation” through Dec. 20 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery and the Maribeth Collins Lobby.

 

Tiferet Shabbat @ Congregation Shaarie Torah
Sep 15 @ 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.

Classic Car Show @ SpringRidge at Charbonneau
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Going back in time to the good ol’ days of drive-ins and cruisin’, SpringRidge at Charbonneau welcomes classic car enthusiasts from all around to stroll the community’s grounds to see a spectacular display of classic cars at their Classic Car Cruise-In. The annual event features a deejay spinning hits from the 50’s and yesteryear, encouraging residents and guests to show off their dancing skills. A delicious hot dog lunch is also planned along with refreshing beverages. Relive the fun of yesteryear during this complimentary event that involves the whole Charbonneau community!

Reservations are required. Please call 503-925-4143 or email RSVP@SpringRidgeSeniorLiving.com.

Sep
16
Sun
Shomrei Teva Old Growth Tashlich Hike at Oxbow Park @ Oxbow State Park
Sep 16 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

On our family-friendly Tashlich hike, we’ll use Jewish nature prayers, picnic, and have a Tashlich service on the beautiful Sandy River. Meet at CNS at 9:30am or at Oxbow at 10:30am. Dress for the weather and bring a picnic lunch. RSVP: Jordan Epstein, yaakovm@comcast.net, 503-245-6580.

Havurah Shalom – Tashlich at Willamette Park @ Willamette Park
Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

We’ll begin at noon with a vegetarian (and kosher fish) potluck lunch, followed by a musical Tashlich service and walk to the river. (Last names A-J bring salads, appetizers, fruit and drinks, K-Z bring main dishes.) Dessert will be provided by Havurah back at the tables after the Tashlich ritual. A Tikkun Olam fair, sponsored by the Havurah Shalom Tikkun Olam committee, will feature table displays of projects that people can get involved with in the new year.

Co-leaders Cassandra Sagan and Jared Goodman will be joined by musicians Jacob Mandelsberg, Tanja Lux, Larry Reichman and Steven Sandberg-Lewis to lead us in an interactive and welcoming service for all ages.

RSVP at tinyurl.com/tashwil. 

BookTalk – My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Sep 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

BookTalk – My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew

Sunday, September 16, 4:00pm Room 111

Dive into 5779 with Abigail Pogrebin as we read her 2017 book, My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew. “With wit, warmth, and the fierce, searching curiosity that is her trademark, Abigail Pogrebin takes us on an intimate, powerful journey as she reckons with her faith and commitment, and in so doing, gives us the gift of exploring our own.” -Jewish Book Council. For more info, please contact: kgoldhammer@nevehshalom.org.

IN THE GLARE OF THE MEDIA – ADRIENNE GOLD @ Congregation Ahavath Achim
Sep 16 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Adrienne Gold is coming to town! Come and listen to her speak on the topic of “Reclaiming our Dignity The Jewish Definition of Beauty in the Modern World.”

Plus an optional VIP Tour: Join us as we tour Portland on a rocking party bus! Spend some personal time with Adrienne while having an awesome time! During the tour, light dinner and drinks will be provided. The VIP Bus tour has a limited amount of spots.

Join the Women of Shine for our Annual Kickoff Event  | $18 per person | VIP Tour $180 | @ Congregation Ahavath Achim | 3225 SW Barbur Blvd. | Portland, OR 97239

The regular event is for all women and girls over the age of 12.

The VIP Tour is only for women over 21.

Adrienne Gold Davis, an employee of JWRP Israel, was a fixture on Canadian television for almost two decades, both as host of her own daily fashion and beauty program, and as a regular contributor on scores of others. After a visit to Israel, she was no longer interested in promoting issues of style and turned her attention to matters of substance.This event is brought to you by SHINE, Congregation Ahavath Achim, and the Portland Kollel

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