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
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

 

 

 

HEAD: Salem museum presents social justice print/photo exhibit

 

 

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.

 

Sep
18
Tue
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Mah Jongg for Beginners
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout!

Registration Information: CG403, oregonjcc.org/registration
Cost: $100. Member Cost: $85.

First class on Aug. 14 will be held in Ballroom B, then in the Cafe at the J. No class on September 11.

Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players
Take your game to the next level with other intermediate players.

Registration Information: CG404, oregonjcc.org/registration
Cost: $100. Member Cost: $85.

In the Cafe at the J. No class on September 11.

Kol Nidre at Congregation Beth Israel @ Congregation Beth Israel
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Kol Nidre at Congregation Beth Israel

CBI Offers three inspiring Kol Nidre Services. For families with young children, we hold a 5:00 PM Tot Service in Goodman Hall, where you can expect stories, music, mindfulness, and inspiration. Across the street in the Main Sanctuary, our Early Traditional Service starts at 5:30 PM and our Late Traditional Service starts at 8:00 PM.

Kol Nidre @ P’nai Or @ Unity of Portland
Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Open your heart with Jewish Renewal

Open the Gates and Enter the New Year at P’nai Or with Rabbi Hannah Laner and Rabbi Yitzhak Husbands-Hankin

Rabbi Hannah Laner is the new rabbi at P’ani Or at Portland. She has over 25 years of experience as rabbi and cantorial soloist, creating and leading services for High Holidays, Shabbat, and other holidays. She is a professional Jewish educator who infuses her teaching with a passionate love of Torah and tradition.

Yitzhak Husbands-Hankin is a composer, singer, cellist and guitarist. He served as a Hazzan and Rabbi for nearly forty years in the Jewish community of Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A. Music is at the very heart of his spiritual life and he seeks to connect with the transcendant realms of Spirit as well as the depths of the human heart through his music.

Everyone is welcome – Sliding scale donation – No ticket required
Childcare available by advance registration:
admin@pnaiorpdx.org
More information at: www.pnaiorpdx.org or 503-248-4500

Havurah Shalom, Kol Nidrei @ Tiffany Center
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Join us for Kol Nidrei evening services as the gates of prayer begin to close, leading us into Yom Kippur. Please note we will begin earlier this year, at 7:00 pm.

Our full High Holidays schedule is at tinyurl.com/HH-5779. 

Temple Beth Tikvah Kol Nidre @ First Presbyterian Church
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Reservations are required (see website). If you are not a current TBT member and wish to attend any, or all, of the High Holy Days Services, we respectfully request a minimum donation of $150 per adult or $250 per family to help defray expenses.

Sep
19
Wed
Havurah Shalom – Yom Kippur Services @ Tiffany Center
Sep 19 @ 9:30 am – 7:00 pm

Spend the day with us in prayer, meditation and contemplation for Yom Kippur. The full schedule is at tinyurl.com/HH-5779.

RSVP for child care by Aug. 24 at tinyurl.com/HavCC2018.

Yom Kippur Children’s Service at P’nai Or @ Unity of Portland
Sep 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Your children will celebrate Yom Kippur through music, movement, and joyful prayer. P’nai Or is Portland’s welcoming Jewish Renewal congregation.

Yom Kippur Children’s Service is 10am to 11pm downstairs, concurrent with all-age service happening upstairs at the same location during Yom Kippur.

Childcare is available the rest of the day, with advance registration to admin@pnaiorpdx.org.

Sponsor: P’nai Or of Portland

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