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Monthly Mitzvah Project
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...
Infant Feeding Support Group 10:00 am
Infant Feeding Support Group @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Connect with other nursing parents to share the joys and challenges of breastfeeding. Join the group if you are breastfeeding, formula feeding, pumping, bottle feeding, or supporting a breastfeeding parent. Get answers from Lara Greenberg,...
Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! First class in the Ballroom, then in the Cafe at the J. Tuesday Mornings Cost: $100. Members: $85. Register at: oregonjcc.org/registration Use...
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 1 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Take your game to the next level. It will give your mind a workout! In the Cafe at the J. Cost: $100. Members: $85. Register at: oregonjcc.org/registration Register with code: CG301
Guided Visualization: Meet Your Future Self! 6:00 pm
Guided Visualization: Meet Your Future Self! @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Spend a relaxing 90 minutes guided through a short visualization during which you will meet your “future self.” Come away with a strong sense of connection to your ideal self, and a reconnection to your...
Hilary Zaid converses with Willa Schneberg 7:00 pm
Hilary Zaid converses with Willa Schneberg @ Annie Bloom's bookstore
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hilary Zaid converses with Willa Schneberg @ Annie Bloom's bookstore | Portland | Oregon | United States
Annie Bloom’s welcomes Oakland author Hilary Zaid, whose debut novel is Paper Is White. Zaid will be in conversation with Portland poet Willa Schneberg. Paper Is White: When Holocaust oral historian Ellen Margolis and her girlfriend...
Talmud Class with Rabbi Stampfer 11:32 pm
Talmud Class with Rabbi Stampfer @ Neveh Shalom
May 1 @ 11:32 pm
Join our Emeritus Rabi for weekly study of our sacred texts.
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Kindergarten/New Family ALIYAH Tours 4:30 am
Kindergarten/New Family ALIYAH Tours @ Neveh Shalom
May 2 @ 4:30 am
Families with children ages 4-5 are invited to come check  out Neveh Shalom’s education program, ALIYAH! Feel free to invite friends with children of Kindergarten age or older to join us as well. Families will...
OJMCHE Exhibit Tours 1:00 pm
OJMCHE Exhibit Tours @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
May 2 @ 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
May 2 @ 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
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Memoir Writing Workshop 11:00 am
Memoir Writing Workshop @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Everyone has a story to tell and every story is unique, interesting, and special. In this workshop you will have an opportunity to write your story in a supportive, noncritical atmosphere. Dorothy Dworkin, an experienced...
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak 11:40 pm
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak @ Neveh Shalom
May 3 @ 11:40 pm
Weekly learning and discussion with Rabbi Emeritus, Daniel Isaak.
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FILM: Keep The Change 11:45 am
FILM: Keep The Change @ Living Room Theaters
May 4 @ 11:45 am – May 10 @ 10:45 pm
Keep The Change Opens Friday May 4 (length of run may be extended) Film inspired by Adaptations a community for adults on the autism spectrum that meets at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Manhattan....
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Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders 10:00 am
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Neveh Shalom
May 5 @ 10:00 am
Meet in Neveh Shalom’s main service for the beginning of the Torah service, and then come out for a fun lesson on the Torah portion (parsha) of the week. Return to the service to help...
Kiddush Club for k-2nd Graders 10:15 am
Kiddush Club for k-2nd Graders @ Neveh Shalom
May 5 @ 10:15 am
Join other families for prayer, singing, conversation and fun followed by an indoor picnic-style lunch.
Young Family Tot Shabbat (0-5 years) 10:15 am
Young Family Tot Shabbat (0-5 years) @ Neveh Shalom
May 5 @ 10:15 am
Join other young families for singing, dancing, stories, indoor picnic-style lunch and Shabbat fun.
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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
May 6 @ 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.
Temple Beth Sholom’s 28th Annual Auction 4:00 pm
Temple Beth Sholom’s 28th Annual Auction @ Willamette Heritage Center
May 6 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
28th Annual Auction Sunday, May 6, 4:00 pm in the Spinning Room at Mission Mill $38 | Single      $68 | Couple     $268 | Table for eight Enjoy a fully catered gourmet dinner Silent and Live...
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Newcomers’ Mixer 6:30 pm
Newcomers’ Mixer @ Cellar 503
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Welcome to Portland! Welcome to YOUR Jewish community! Are you new (or kind of new) to the Portland area? We’d love to meet you! You’re invited to an informal evening of fun and entertainment where...
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Infant Feeding Support Group 10:00 am
Infant Feeding Support Group @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Connect with other nursing parents to share the joys and challenges of breastfeeding. Join the group if you are breastfeeding, formula feeding, pumping, bottle feeding, or supporting a breastfeeding parent. Get answers from Lara Greenberg,...
Talmud Class with Rabbi Stampfer 11:32 pm
Talmud Class with Rabbi Stampfer @ Neveh Shalom
May 8 @ 11:32 pm
Join our Emeritus Rabi for weekly study of our sacred texts.
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Chai Baby + PJ Library Indoor Playground 10:00 am
Chai Baby + PJ Library Indoor Playground @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
For parents/caregivers and their children up to 5 years old. Play. Meet friends. Run. Have a Kosher snack. Sing and listen to stories. In the MJCC Sportsplex Free and open to the community. In partnership...
OJMCHE Exhibit Tours 1:00 pm
OJMCHE Exhibit Tours @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
May 9 @ 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
May 9 @ 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
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Nosh + Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen 3:00 pm
Nosh + Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A monthly discussion covering a wide range of topics that will draw on our experiences. May’s Topic: Pirkei Avot/Imahot: Wisdom for Our Time. In the Cafe at the J Free and open to the community....
IAC coming to Portland 7:00 pm
IAC coming to Portland @ location with RSVP
May 10 @ 7:00 pm
  The Israeli American Council (IAC) has 16 regional offices across the USA, and now is coming to Portland! We’re thrilled to invite you to join us on Thursday, May 10th at 7pm to hear...
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak 11:40 pm
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak @ Neveh Shalom
May 10 @ 11:40 pm
Weekly learning and discussion with Rabbi Emeritus, Daniel Isaak.
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Scholar-in-Residence: Rabbi Ahron Lopiansky
Scholar-in-Residence: Rabbi Ahron Lopiansky @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 11 – May 12 all-day
Join Congregation Kesser Israel for an inspirational Shabbat with world-renowned scholar, Rabbi Ahron Lopiansky. The theme of the program is Echoes of Sinai. Together we will explore the relevance of the ancient Torah. Events on...
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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
May 13 @ 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.
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Infant Feeding Support Group 10:00 am
Infant Feeding Support Group @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Connect with other nursing parents to share the joys and challenges of breastfeeding. Join the group if you are breastfeeding, formula feeding, pumping, bottle feeding, or supporting a breastfeeding parent. Get answers from Lara Greenberg,...
Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! First class in the Ballroom, then in the Cafe at the J. Registration code: CG303
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Take your game to the next level. It will give your mind a workout! Registration code: CG304 In the Cafe at the J
Talmud Class with Rabbi Stampfer 11:32 pm
Talmud Class with Rabbi Stampfer @ Neveh Shalom
May 15 @ 11:32 pm
Join our Emeritus Rabi for weekly study of our sacred texts.
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OJMCHE Exhibit Tours 1:00 pm
OJMCHE Exhibit Tours @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
May 16 @ 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
May 16 @ 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
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Beginner’s Hebrew with Rabbi David Zaslow 5:00 pm
Beginner’s Hebrew with Rabbi David Zaslow @ Havurah Synagogue
May 17 @ 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...
Lilia! A One-Woman Show 7:00 pm
Lilia! A One-Woman Show @ Mittleman Jewish Community Cetner
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The indomitable Lilia Skala comes to life in her granddaughter’s deeply personal one woman show. Lilia Skala escaped Nazi Austria and worked her way out of a NY zipper factory to become an Oscar nominated...
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak 11:40 pm
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak @ Neveh Shalom
May 17 @ 11:40 pm
Weekly learning and discussion with Rabbi Emeritus, Daniel Isaak.
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Dorot: Short & Sweet Shabbat Service 6:00 pm
Dorot: Short & Sweet Shabbat Service @ Havurah Shalom
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Havurah Shalom for this casual, family-friendly and music-filled service. Beginning with candle lighting, Kiddush and challah, the service continues with prayers and music, followed by a vegetarian potluck dinner. Led by Jacob Mandelsberg, Sarah...
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Tiferet Shabbat 9:15 am
Tiferet Shabbat @ Congregation Shaarie Torah
May 19 @ 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...
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders 10:00 am
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Neveh Shalom
May 19 @ 10:00 am
Meet in Neveh Shalom’s main service for the beginning of the Torah service, and then come out for a fun lesson on the Torah portion (parsha) of the week. Return to the service to help...
Kiddush Club for k-2nd Graders 10:15 am
Kiddush Club for k-2nd Graders @ Neveh Shalom
May 19 @ 10:15 am
Join other families for prayer, singing, conversation and fun followed by an indoor picnic-style lunch.
Young Family Tot Shabbat (0-5 years) 10:15 am
Young Family Tot Shabbat (0-5 years) @ Neveh Shalom
May 19 @ 10:15 am
Join other young families for singing, dancing, stories, indoor picnic-style lunch and Shabbat fun.
Tikkun Leyl Shavuot: A Night of Learning, Connection and Cheesecake for Teens & Adults 7:30 pm
Tikkun Leyl Shavuot: A Night of Learning, Connection and Cheesecake for Teens & Adults @ Havurah Shalom
May 19 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Please join us as we celebrate the festival of Shavuot by connecting with the wisdom of our tradition and with one another. Havurah Education Director Deborah Eisenbach-Budner will lead off the evening with “The Book...
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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
May 20 @ 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.
Tablet Weaving the Aleph Bet 1:00 pm
Tablet Weaving the Aleph Bet @ Congregation Shir Tikvah
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Visiting Artist Linda Hendrickson will teach you the basics of weaving letters with tablets in this two-part class. Sponsored by Congregation Shir Tikvah and Jersey Girl Handwovens Beginners are welcome. No previous weaving experience required....
Israel360 Presents: Cooking at the Foot of the Mountain, A Shavuot Event 5:30 pm
Israel360 Presents: Cooking at the Foot of the Mountain, A Shavuot Event @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
May 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Israel360 Presents: Cooking at the Foot of the Mountain Food Demos & A Delicious Parve/Vegan Meal! Join Rav D and Tal Caspi, award-winning chef of Aviv restaurant, for cooking demos intermixed with rich stories about international...
Unholy Betrayal: Confronting Sexual Abuse by Religious Leaders 7:30 pm
Unholy Betrayal: Confronting Sexual Abuse by Religious Leaders @ Havurah Synagogue
May 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Unholy Betrayal: Confronting Sexual Abuse by Spiritual Leaders Sunday evening, May 20 at 7:30 pm at the Havurah Synagogue Revelations of sexual misconduct in Hollywood sparked the #metoo movement and a nationwide discussion on the...
Unholy Betrayal: Confronting Sexual Abuse by Spiritual Leaders 7:30 pm
Unholy Betrayal: Confronting Sexual Abuse by Spiritual Leaders @ Havurah Synagogue
May 20 @ 7:30 pm
Unholy Betrayal: Confronting Sexual Abuse by Spiritual Leaders Revelations of sexual misconduct in Hollywood sparked the #metoo movement and a nationwide discussion on the prevalence power dynamics and sexuality in all sectors of our culture. Emerging...
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Infant Feeding Support Group 10:00 am
Infant Feeding Support Group @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Connect with other nursing parents to share the joys and challenges of breastfeeding. Join the group if you are breastfeeding, formula feeding, pumping, bottle feeding, or supporting a breastfeeding parent. Get answers from Lara Greenberg,...
Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! First class in the Ballroom, then in the Cafe at the J. Registration code: CG303
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Take your game to the next level. It will give your mind a workout! Registration code: CG304 In the Cafe at the J
Talmud Class with Rabbi Stampfer 11:32 pm
Talmud Class with Rabbi Stampfer @ Neveh Shalom
May 22 @ 11:32 pm
Join our Emeritus Rabi for weekly study of our sacred texts.
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OJMCHE Exhibit Tours 1:00 pm
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...
Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
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 7:30 pm
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,...
Concert: Izhar Ashdot 8:00 pm
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...
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Beginner’s Hebrew with Rabbi David Zaslow 5:00 pm
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...
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak 11:40 pm
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak @ Neveh Shalom
May 24 @ 11:40 pm
Weekly learning and discussion with Rabbi Emeritus, Daniel Isaak.
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Fourth Fridays with Rabbi Eve 5:15 pm
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: eposen@nevehshalom.org. Co-sponsored by PJ Library.
North Coast Shabbat Group 8:00 pm
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....
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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
May 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.
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Infant Feeding Support Group 10:00 am
Infant Feeding Support Group @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Connect with other nursing parents to share the joys and challenges of breastfeeding. Join the group if you are breastfeeding, formula feeding, pumping, bottle feeding, or supporting a breastfeeding parent. Get answers from Lara Greenberg,...
Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! First class in the Ballroom, then in the Cafe at the J. Registration code: CG303
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Take your game to the next level. It will give your mind a workout! Registration code: CG304 In the Cafe at the J
Talmud Class with Rabbi Stampfer 11:32 pm
Talmud Class with Rabbi Stampfer @ Neveh Shalom
May 29 @ 11:32 pm
Join our Emeritus Rabi for weekly study of our sacred texts.
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OJMCHE Exhibit Tours 1:00 pm
OJMCHE Exhibit Tours @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
May 30 @ 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
May 30 @ 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
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Beginner’s Hebrew with Rabbi David Zaslow 5:00 pm
Beginner’s Hebrew with Rabbi David Zaslow @ Havurah Synagogue
May 31 @ 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...
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak 11:40 pm
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak @ Neveh Shalom
May 31 @ 11:40 pm
Weekly learning and discussion with Rabbi Emeritus, Daniel Isaak.

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