Monthly Mitzvah Project @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 1 – May 31 all-day

During the month of May, the MJCC and PJA communities will be collecting canned fruit for Shavuot for Neighborhood House Food Pantry. Items can be dropped off in the blue bin located in the MJCC Lobby.

Talmud Class with Rabbi Stampfer @ Neveh Shalom
May 22 @ 11:32 pm

Join our Emeritus Rabi for weekly study of our sacred texts.

OJMCHE Exhibit Tours @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
May 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
OJMCHE Exhibit Tours @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education | Portland | Oregon | United States
OJMCHE has exhibition tours every Wednesday at 1 pm.
Tours are free with admission and members, of course, can always visit for free. Come early or stay after and enjoy lunch in the museum’s Lefty’s Cafe!
Please join OJMCHE for weekly public tours of the newly reopened museum galleries. Tours last one hour and are lead by museum staff.

Exhibits Feb. 16- May 27

Vedem: The Underground Magazine of the Terezin Ghetto

Vedem Underground examines the literary magazine written by Jewish teens imprisoned at Terezin, a Nazi camp in Czechoslovakia during the Second World War. Using pop-art graphics, drawings and paintings, and the prose and poetry, these brave adolescents secretly wrote and illustrated the longest-running underground magazine in a Nazi camp. Vedem (Czech for “In the Lead”) documented their voices with defiance, humor and heartbreak. The exhibition breaks down their 800 original pages and reconstructs them in the form of a contemporary magazine. Curated by Rina Taraseiskey and Danny King.

To Tell The Story: The Wolloch Holocaust Haggadah

On view in the East Gallery: Commissioned by Helene and Zygfryd B. Wolloch, The Holocaust Haggadah is richly illustrated with lithographic prints by David Wander and calligraphy by Yonah Weinreb that link the story of liberation from ancient Egypt to the Holocaust.

Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a fun, introductory Israeli dance class. All levels are welcome. Six people needed to run class. Instructor: Allsion Victor

Register with code: CG302

A Healing Journey to Eastern Europe with Ana Holub @ Havurah Synagogue
May 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

A Healing Journey to Eastern Europe; a slideshow by Ana Holub

On Wednesday, May 23 at 7:30 pm at the Havurah Synagogue, Ana Holub will share a slideshow and talk about her journey. In April, Holub visited the Czech Republic and Poland, the land of her ancestors. She traveled to their hometowns, offered prayers of gratitude for their lives and bore witness to their struggles as Jews during the Holocaust. She’ll tell the story of the inspiration for this healing journey, participation of hundreds of friends and family members, and the poignant lessons of peace she learned along the way. The slideshow will include photos from Oslo, Prague, Brno, Warsaw, Auschwitz and Krakow.

Ana is a local peace educator and forgiveness counselor. Her books include Forgive and Be Free and The Edges Are Friendly. Find out more at Suggested Donation $5-$10 to support the Havurah Synagogue. No one turned away. The Havurah Synagogue is located at 185 N Mountain Ave., Ashland. Call 541-488-7716 for more info.

Concert: Izhar Ashdot @ Kelly's Olympian
May 23 @ 8:00 pm

Izhar Ashdot is coming to Portland, to give a show you don’t want to miss!

A beautiful intimate solo music show with the songs, the guitars and the stories behind.

May 23rd at 8:30pm (doors open at 8:00).

Izhar Ashdot is coming to Portland, to give a show you don’t want to miss!
A beautiful intimate solo music show with the songs, the guitars and the stories behind.
May 23rd at 8:30pm (doors open at 8:00).
You must be 21 or older to enter. Only US issued ID (or passport) will be accepted.

Note: the event is not guaranteed until minimum number of tickets are sold. Tickets will be refunded in case of cancellation.

Beginner’s Hebrew with Rabbi David Zaslow @ Havurah Synagogue
May 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Rabbi David Zaslow is teaching a Beginner’s Hebrew class beginning Thursday, May 17 from 5 to 6 pm, and continuing each Thursday through June 14. Participants will learn to read, write and pronounce Hebrew. No prior knowledge required. Class fee, including text and Aleph Bet poster by local artist Abby Lazerow, is $40 for the series. The class will also be accessible via live streaming for those unable to attend in person. Pre-registration requested by calling 541-488-7716. The Havurah Synagogue is located at 185 N. Mountain Ave. in Ashland.

Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak @ Neveh Shalom
May 24 @ 11:40 pm

Weekly learning and discussion with Rabbi Emeritus, Daniel Isaak.

Fourth Fridays with Rabbi Eve @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
May 25 @ 5:15 pm – 7:15 pm

Rabbi Eve welcomes Shabbat with music and stories, potluck dinner to follow. Contact Rabbi Eve for location:
Co-sponsored by PJ Library.

North Coast Shabbat Group @ Seaside Senior Center
May 25 @ 8:00 pm
The first services of the North Coast Shabbat Group will be held on Friday, April 27 at the Senior Center in Seaside at 1225 Avenue A.  Services begin at 8:00p.m., followed by an Oneg Shabbat.
Leonard and Elayne Shapiro will be the leaders.
Services are open to all and usually  held  on the last Friday of each month from April to October. Volunteers lead the services each month. Following are the leaders for 2018:
 April 27  Leonard and Elayne Shapiro
May 25  Avrel Nudelman
June 29  Neil Weinstein
July 27  Eddy Shuldman
Aug. 31  Jeff Freedman
Sept 28  Jemi Kostiner/Jennifer Felberg
Oct. 19  Rabbi David Kosak
For more information, call Bev Eastern–503-244 7060.

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