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PLAY: “Lifeboat” 7:30 pm
PLAY: “Lifeboat” @ Northwest Children’s Theater
Jan 12 @ 7:30 pm – Feb 4 @ 2:00 pm
PLAY: "Lifeboat" @ Northwest Children’s Theater  | Portland | Oregon | United States
LIFEBOAT A True Story of Two Teenagers Who Did Not Give Up A co-production with Northwest Children’s Theater   WHO:                   Co-produced by Corrib Theatre & Northwest Children’s Theater WHAT:                 Lifeboat By Nicola McCartney...
MAGELLANICA 4:56 pm
MAGELLANICA @ Artists Repertory Theatre
Jan 20 @ 4:56 pm – Feb 18 @ 5:56 pm
MAGELLANICA @ Artists Repertory Theatre | Portland | Oregon | United States
  World Premiere of “Magellanica,” by award-winning Oregon playwright E.M. Lewis, directed by Dámaso Rodríguez Play includes five parts. Runtime is approximately 6 hours. Three 10-minute intermissions and one 25-minute dinner break. Limited Run. Only...
Judaism; Essential Spiritual Practices, Rituals and Ethics 5:00 pm
Judaism; Essential Spiritual Practices, Rituals and Ethics @ Havurah Synagogue
Feb 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Judaism; Essential Spiritual Practices, Rituals and Ethics Class Rabbi David Zaslow, Cyrise Beatty Schachter, Rabbi Sue Morningstar and guest teachers present an eleven-week series of classes at the Havurah Synagogue – Judaism; Essential Spiritual Practices,...
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Kollel Family Shabbaton 4:00 pm
Kollel Family Shabbaton @ Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel
Feb 2 @ 4:00 pm – Feb 4 @ 11:00 am
The term Shabbaton is often employed to mean an event and/or celebration that is held on Shabbat or over a full weekend. A Shabbaton is an immersive family Shabbat experience – providing engaging programs and activities...
Celebrate the Trees at the Havurah Synagogue 6:00 pm
Celebrate the Trees at the Havurah Synagogue @ Havurah Synagogue
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
On Friday, February 2, 6 PM Rabbi David Zaslow and Morah Cyrise Beatty Schachter will lead a musical Kabbalat Shabbat & Celebration of the Trees!! Tu b’Shevat, the most ancient ecological holiday, is celebrated with...
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Exhibit: Raoul Wallenberg 9:00 am
Exhibit: Raoul Wallenberg @ Nordia House
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – Mar 30 @ 10:00 am
Exhibit: Raoul Wallenberg @ Nordia House | Portland | Oregon | United States
Raoul Wallenberg: To Me, There’s No Other Choice. Learn the story behind the Swedish diplomat who single-handedly saved thousands of Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary during World War II. By issuing protective passports and buying buildings...
Tot Shabbat & Tu B’Shevat 10:30 am
Tot Shabbat & Tu B’Shevat @ Havurah Shalom
Feb 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Young children and their parents celebrate Shabbat with singing, movement, blessings, and storytelling. We touch on the main highlights of the Shabbat morning service: wonder, fun, song, listening to the world, dancing, and Torah. Afterwards,...
PJ Havdallah (ages 0-5) 5:15 pm
PJ Havdallah (ages 0-5) @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Feb 3 @ 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us as we say goodbye to Shabbat in our PJs. We’ll have dinner, stories, art and a whole lot of fun. $5 per person. For families of children ages 0-5. Co-sponsored by PJ Library....
Concert: Michelle Alany & The Mystics 7:00 pm
Concert: Michelle Alany & The Mystics @ St. David of Wales Church
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sephardic Soul and Balkan Folk Dance Night Journey through exotic lands with this fiddle-driven caravan of Balkan, Klezmer, Sephardic and original soul music. Doors open at 7:00 Dance instruction 7:15 – 7:45 Concert begins  8:00...
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Foundation School Walk-A-Thon 11:30 am
Foundation School Walk-A-Thon @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Feb 4 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Join us as the Foundation School community comes together for our annual Walk-a-Thon. Our Morot create classroom wish-lists that can be fulfilled by your child’s participation in the walk! We walk around Birnbach Hall with...
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Walk n’ Talk with Eve & Allison 11:00 am
Walk n’ Talk with Eve & Allison @ RSVP for location
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join Eve & Allison for an inspiring hike through Portland’s beautiful forests. Presented by Shine, Inpsiring Jewish Women. RSVP to eve@portlandkollel.org for more info.
Digging Torah: The Binding of Isaac 7:00 pm
Digging Torah: The Binding of Isaac @ Portland Jewish Academy
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm
Sylvia Frankel will present the third of three in-depth-Torah-study classes that the Institute for Judaic Studies and Portland Jewish Academy are offering in the Beit Midrash (the newly renovated Beit Knesset) of PJA. Sylvia Frankel,...
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Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout!   Register: oregonjcc.org/registration Registration Code: CG200
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Take your game to the next level. It will give your mind a workout!   Register: oregonjcc.org/registration Registration code: CG201
The Complete Mozart Cycle with Pianist David Rothman 2:00 pm
The Complete Mozart Cycle with Pianist David Rothman @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Concert pianist, David Rothman, is a virtuoso when it comes to performing the complete great works of piano repertoire. In 2002, he played from memory all the Beethoven sonatas in a period of five weeks....
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Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 7 @ 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. Register: oregonjcc.org/registration Registeration code: CG202
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Nosh + Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen 3:00 pm
Nosh + Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A monthly discussion covering a wide range of topics that will draw on our experiences. February’s topic: How to be a Friend In the Cafe at the J Free and open to the community In...
Judaism; Essential Spiritual Practices, Rituals and Ethics 5:00 pm
Judaism; Essential Spiritual Practices, Rituals and Ethics @ Havurah Synagogue
Feb 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Judaism; Essential Spiritual Practices, Rituals and Ethics Class Rabbi David Zaslow, Cyrise Beatty Schachter, Rabbi Sue Morningstar and guest teachers present an eleven-week series of classes at the Havurah Synagogue – Judaism; Essential Spiritual Practices,...
Gun Safety Presentation 6:30 pm
Gun Safety Presentation @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 8 @ 6:30 pm
This presentation focuses on common sense steps we can all take to reduce gun injuries and deaths among children. Free and open to the community In partnership with PJA, Moms Demand Action
Israel360 Presents: American Jewish Engagement with Israel 7:00 pm
Israel360 Presents: American Jewish Engagement with Israel @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
How is our American Jewish connection with Israel evolving? What are the challenges and opportunities? Join us for a compelling discussion, framed by the insights of Dr. Yehuda Kurtzer, President of the Shalom Hartman Institute...
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MJCC Summer Day Camp Info Fair 11:00 am
MJCC Summer Day Camp Info Fair @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn about the MJCC Summer Day Camp programs, register and meet camp staff!  
Jewish Community Orchestra Young Artist Showcase and Silent Auction 2:00 pm
Jewish Community Orchestra Young Artist Showcase and Silent Auction @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Silent Auction at 2:00 PM, Concert at 3:00 PM Turina – La Procession du Rocio. Shostakovich – Cello Concerto No. 1 mvmt. 1, Kira Wang, soloist. Mendelssohn – Violin concerto in e minor, op. 64...
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Mussar with Rabbi Joshua Rose 2:30 pm
Mussar with Rabbi Joshua Rose @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 12 @ 2:30 pm – 3:25 pm
Mussar is an approach of self-awareness, and personal development that is grounded in deep reflection on Jewish texts and on spiritual practices that guide us toward greater control over our thinking and behaviors.   Free...
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The Complete Mozart Cycle with Pianist David Rothman 2:00 pm
The Complete Mozart Cycle with Pianist David Rothman @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Concert pianist, David Rothman, is a virtuoso when it comes to performing the complete great works of piano repertoire. In 2002, he played from memory all the Beethoven sonatas in a period of five weeks....
Sephardic Winter Film Festival 7:00 pm
Sephardic Winter Film Festival @ Congregation Ahavath Achim
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SALLAH – Brace yourself for Sallah, a film that in 1964 put actor Topol in the permanent spotlight and made Israel a contender in world cinema. In 1949, a Middle Eastern Jewish family moves to...
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Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 14 @ 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. Register: oregonjcc.org/registration Registeration code: CG202
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Judaism; Essential Spiritual Practices, Rituals and Ethics 5:00 pm
Judaism; Essential Spiritual Practices, Rituals and Ethics @ Havurah Synagogue
Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Judaism; Essential Spiritual Practices, Rituals and Ethics Class Rabbi David Zaslow, Cyrise Beatty Schachter, Rabbi Sue Morningstar and guest teachers present an eleven-week series of classes at the Havurah Synagogue – Judaism; Essential Spiritual Practices,...
Short Stories with Harley Sachs 6:30 pm
Short Stories with Harley Sachs @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 15 @ 6:30 pm
Author of Threads of the Convenant, Harley Sachs will share his collection of 21 short stories about Jewish life in small town America centering about two main characters, David Katz, the only Jewish boy in...
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Tiferet Shabbat 9:15 am
Tiferet Shabbat @ Congregation Shaarie Torah
Feb 17 @ 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...
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Pages and Pixels: Book and Film Discussion 4:00 pm
Pages and Pixels: Book and Film Discussion @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Feb 18 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Feldstein Library presents a book and film discussion. Love to read, watch films and make new friends? Join us for our book and film book club where we read a book and watch a...
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Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! Register: oregonjcc.org/registration Registration Code: CG203
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Take your game to the next level. It will give your mind a workout! Register: oregonjcc.org/registration Registration Code: CG204
The Complete Mozart Cycle with Pianist David Rothman 2:00 pm
The Complete Mozart Cycle with Pianist David Rothman @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Concert pianist, David Rothman, is a virtuoso when it comes to performing the complete great works of piano repertoire. In 2002, he played from memory all the Beethoven sonatas in a period of five weeks....
Anne Frank’s stepsister Eva Schloss 7:00 pm
Anne Frank’s stepsister Eva Schloss @ The Newmark Theatre
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enter the world of Anne Frank as told by her stepsister and childhood friend, Eva Schloss. At 8 years old Eva became friends with Anne, playing hopscotch and drinking lemonade together. Her story is difficult...
Ezra Weiss at the Portland Jazz Fest 7:30 pm
Ezra Weiss at the Portland Jazz Fest @ Lola's Room
Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm
Ezra Weiss at the Portland Jazz Fest @ Lola's Room | Portland | Oregon | United States
Ezra Weiss and the Monday Night Big Band Ezra Weiss was profiled in November’s Oregon Jewish Life Front & Center section. Besides rave album reviews and airtime, he teaches at Portland State University. Ezra Ezra...
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OJMCHE Exhibit Tours 1:00 pm
OJMCHE Exhibit Tours @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Feb 21 @ 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...
Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 21 @ 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. Register: oregonjcc.org/registration Registeration code: CG202
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Judaism; Essential Spiritual Practices, Rituals and Ethics 5:00 pm
Judaism; Essential Spiritual Practices, Rituals and Ethics @ Havurah Synagogue
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Judaism; Essential Spiritual Practices, Rituals and Ethics Class Rabbi David Zaslow, Cyrise Beatty Schachter, Rabbi Sue Morningstar and guest teachers present an eleven-week series of classes at the Havurah Synagogue – Judaism; Essential Spiritual Practices,...
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Fourth Fridays with Rabbi Eve 5:15 pm
Fourth Fridays with Rabbi Eve @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Feb 23 @ 5:15 pm – 7:15 pm
Rabbi Eve welcomes Shabbat with music and stories, potluck dinner to follow. Contact Rabbi Eve for location: eposen@nevehshalom.org. Co-sponsored by PJ Library.
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Friends of Robison Mah Jongg Tournament 12:30 pm
Friends of Robison Mah Jongg Tournament @ Rose Schnitzer Manor, CSP
Feb 24 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Come play mah jongg and support the residents of Cedar Sinai Park. Sponsored by Friends of Robison, an auxiliary organization to Cedar Sinai Park.   Reservations required (no walk-ins). Contact with questions/reservations:  sheila@thesternfamily.net
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The Jewish Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy Presents: Find Your Inner Esther… A Purim Experience 5:30 pm
The Jewish Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy Presents: Find Your Inner Esther… A Purim Experience @ Opal 28
Feb 26 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland’s Women’s Philanthropy Purim Event! Our evening will take place in three parts: “In the Kitchen with Esther:” Hamentaschen cooking demo including stories behind the traditions of this tasty treat! You’ll leave...
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Adventures with Mishna Berurah: A course in Jewish Literacy 10:00 am
Adventures with Mishna Berurah: A course in Jewish Literacy @ Neveh Shalom
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
The Mishnah Berurah is the last generally accepted code of Jewish law and custom. For beginners to advanced students.
Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! Register: oregonjcc.org/registration Registration Code: CG203
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Take your game to the next level. It will give your mind a workout! Register: oregonjcc.org/registration Registration Code: CG204
The Complete Mozart Cycle with Pianist David Rothman 2:00 pm
The Complete Mozart Cycle with Pianist David Rothman @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Concert pianist, David Rothman, is a virtuoso when it comes to performing the complete great works of piano repertoire. In 2002, he played from memory all the Beethoven sonatas in a period of five weeks....
A Conversation with Ravit Baer, Deputy Consul General of Israel to the PNW 7:00 pm
A Conversation with Ravit Baer, Deputy Consul General of Israel to the PNW @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Israel360 and Congregation Neveh Shalom Present: A Conversation with Ravit Baer, Deputy Consul General of Israel to the PNW Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 7:00pm, Stampfer Chapel Please join Ravit Baer, Deputy Consul General of Israel to...
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OJMCHE Exhibit Tours 1:00 pm
OJMCHE Exhibit Tours @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Feb 28 @ 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...
CNS Purim Carnival for Families 4:30 pm
CNS Purim Carnival for Families @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Feb 28 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Join Shoreshim and ALIYAH for Purim fun with carnival games, art projects, stories & song. 4:30pm: K-6th grade & siblings; 5:15pm: Ages 0-5. Free and open to the community. RSVP for non-members: jbezodis@nevehshalom.org.   Stay after...
Hamanton: The Schpiel 6:00 pm
Hamanton: The Schpiel @ Congregation Beth Israel
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Don’t throw away your shot to see CBI’s much-anticipated Purim Schpiel.
Live the Chai Life! – Purim 2018 6:00 pm
Live the Chai Life! – Purim 2018 @ Havurah Shalom
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Come one, come all, for a night of joy, masquerade, and retelling the story of some courageous individuals from long ago whose valor saved the Jewish People. We will interweave some chanting of the Megillah...
Purim Unmasked: Stories, Songs, Comedy and the Whole Megillah 6:00 pm
Purim Unmasked: Stories, Songs, Comedy and the Whole Megillah @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Purim Unmasked: Stories, Songs, Comedy and the Whole Megillah @ Congregation Neveh Shalom | Portland | Oregon | United States
Purim Unmasked: Stories, Songs, Comedy and the Whole Megillah Join us for Purim fun led by CNS clergy and teens! There will be creative skits, music and presentations on the theme of hiding and revealing...

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