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Witness: Themes of Social Justice in Contemporary Printmaking and Photography
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...
Monthly Mitzvah Project
Monthly Mitzvah Project @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
Each month, the MJCC and PJA communities collect items for different area organizations in Portland. In October, the MJCC/PJA will collect Thanksgiving foods for Jewish Family and Child Service. Items may be dropped off in...
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Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Israeli Dancing Join us for a fun Israeli folk dance class. All levels are welcome. Six people needed to run class. Wednesdays September 26 – December 12 NO CLASS on October 10 or November 21...
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Introduction to Judaism Course 7:00 pm
Introduction to Judaism Course @ various local synagogues
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This 18-week course is taught by members of The Oregon Board of Rabbis, representing a variety of Jewish affiliations. A carefully constructed curriculum includes Jewish history, life cycle events, holidays, ritual and daily practice, theology,...
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Brown Bag Lunch: Eli’s Town 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lunch: Eli’s Town @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join photographer Elliot Burg as we discusses his photographs on view in the East Gallery (starting Oct 4). In early 2017, photographer Elliot Burg decided to seek out and capture images of the place in...
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Fruit Geode book launch/performance 7:00 pm
Fruit Geode book launch/performance @ Mother Foucault’s Bookshop
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm
Alicia Jo Rabin’s second poetry book, forthcoming from Augury Books, an imprint of Brooklyn Arts Press, in October 2018.
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JGSO: Jewish Life in Poland 2:00 pm
JGSO: Jewish Life in Poland @ Congregation Ahavath Achim
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
JGSO: Jewish Life in Poland @ Congregation Ahavath Achim  | Portland | Oregon | United States
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Oregon invites you, your family and friends to its upcoming program “Jewish Life in Poland” by Avraham Groll. Description: Part 1 (10th-15th centuries) will explore patterns of Jewish migration to...
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Mussar with Rabbi Joshua Rose 2:30 pm
Mussar with Rabbi Joshua Rose @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 8 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mussar with Rabbi Joshua Rose Mussar is an approach to 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...
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Get Fit Israeli Dance 9:15 am
Get Fit Israeli Dance @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Oct 9 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Get Fit Israeli Dance @ Congregation Neveh Shalom | Portland | Oregon | United States
Get Fit Israeli Dance with Dorice Horenstein Tuesdays, Oct. 9-Dec. 11 (no class Nov. 20) Weekly beginning and intermediate level Israeli dance class helps you get in shape, learn new moves, and listen to fun,...
Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 9 @ 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: CG101, oregonjcc.org/registration Cost: $100. Member Cost: $85.
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players Take your game to the next level! Registration Information: CG102, oregonjcc.org/registration Cost: $100. Member Cost: $85.
CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM: 7:00 pm
CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM: @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM: @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center | Portland | Oregon | United States
ELECTION 2018:  CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM: JO ANN HARDESTY VERSUS LORETTA SMITH Open to the public. No fees or registration. Presented by the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland’s Jewish Community Relations Council and the Mittleman...
Election 2018: City Council Candidate Forum 7:00 pm
Election 2018: City Council Candidate Forum @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm
Election 2018: City Council Candidate Forum Featuring Jo Ann Hardesty and Loretta Smith, the top two candidates from the May primary, are vying for the open seat on the Portland City Council being vacated by...
Storytelling Workshop with Cassandra Sagan: Family Stories 7:00 pm
Storytelling Workshop with Cassandra Sagan: Family Stories @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm
Storytelling Workshop with Cassandra Sagan: Family Stories @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education | Portland | Oregon | United States
This is the first in a three-part series that focuses on the art and craft of storytelling. The workshops can be taken independantly and in this first workshop the focus is on Family Stories. Cassandra...
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PLAY: The Pink Hulk 7:00 pm
PLAY: The Pink Hulk @ CoHo Theater
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 14 @ 7:15 pm
PLAY: The Pink Hulk @ CoHo Theater | Portland | Oregon | United States
(Photo courtesy of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center) Jewish playwright/two-time cancer survivor Valerie David’s sassy solo show The Pink Hulk comes to Portland in October. The Pink Hulk, an award-winning solo show from New York...
Chai Baby + PJ Library Indoor Playground 10:00 am
Chai Baby + PJ Library Indoor Playground @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Chai Baby + PJ Library Indoor Playground For parents/caregivers and their children up to 5 years old. Play. Meet friends. Run. Have a Kosher snack. Sing + listen to stories. Have a blast! Second Wednesday...
Israel Film Series 7:00 pm
Israel Film Series @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm
Israel Film Series Calling all filmgoers! Join us for an array of Israeli films focusing on the topic of homelessness. A discussion with Q&A will follow each film, please see film details for specifics. Films...
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HUMANS 7:30 pm
HUMANS @ Newmark Theater
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 13 @ 8:30 pm
HUMANS @ Newmark Theater | Portland | Oregon | United States
(Photo by Pedro Greig) White Bird welcomes Australian contemporary circus company, Circa, with their program HUMANS. After an absence of five years, White Bird is delighted to present the return of the world-famous Australian contemporary...
Nosh + Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen 3:00 pm
Nosh + Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nosh + Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen A monthly discussion covering a wide range of topics that draw on our experiences. Thursday, September 13 Topic: Rosh Hashanah Learning Thursday, October 11 Topic: Noah and the...
Hike for their health 4:30 pm
Hike for their health @ Tryon Creek State Natural Area
Oct 11 @ 4:30 pm
Hike to support Novel Interventions in Children’s Healthcare, a program of OHSU to reduce costs and  improve care and health in our most vulnerable youth.
Introduction to Judaism Course 7:00 pm
Introduction to Judaism Course @ various local synagogues
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This 18-week course is taught by members of The Oregon Board of Rabbis, representing a variety of Jewish affiliations. A carefully constructed curriculum includes Jewish history, life cycle events, holidays, ritual and daily practice, theology,...
Speaker for National Coming Out Day: Captain Ofer Erez 7:00 pm
Speaker for National Coming Out Day: Captain Ofer Erez @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm
Speaker for National Coming Out Day: Captain Ofer Erez @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education | Portland | Oregon | United States
In honor of National Coming Out Day, a Wider Bridge is bringing Captain Ofer Erez to Portland. Ofer is the first transgender service member to rank as an officer in the Israeli Defense Forces. During...
Spilt Milk at Lake Theater 7:00 pm
Spilt Milk at Lake Theater @ Lake Theater & Cafe
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm
Spilt Milk at Lake Theater @ Lake Theater & Cafe
Now that O’Connor’s in Multnomah Village has closed, Betsy Kauffman and Joanie Quinn are moving their Spilt Milk comedy show (minimum age 18) to the Lake Theater & Café in Lake Oswego. Betsy was featured...
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The First Crusade and Jewish Martyrdom 7:00 pm
The First Crusade and Jewish Martyrdom @ Ford 122, Willamette University
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm
The First Crusade and Jewish Martyrdom by William Chester Jordan, Princeton University William Chester Jordan is Dayton-Stockton Professor of History and served as Chairman of the Department of History at Princeton University, where he teaches...
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Get Fit Israeli Dance 9:15 am
Get Fit Israeli Dance @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Oct 16 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Get Fit Israeli Dance @ Congregation Neveh Shalom | Portland | Oregon | United States
Get Fit Israeli Dance with Dorice Horenstein Tuesdays, Oct. 9-Dec. 11 (no class Nov. 20) Weekly beginning and intermediate level Israeli dance class helps you get in shape, learn new moves, and listen to fun,...
Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 16 @ 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: CG101, oregonjcc.org/registration Cost: $100. Member Cost: $85.
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players Take your game to the next level! Registration Information: CG102, oregonjcc.org/registration Cost: $100. Member Cost: $85.
Israel Film Series 7:00 pm
Israel Film Series @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm
Israel Film Series Calling all filmgoers! Join us for an array of Israeli films focusing on the topic of homelessness. A discussion with Q&A will follow each film, please see film details for specifics. Films...
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Concert: Amos Hoffman and Noam Lemish 7:00 pm
Concert: Amos Hoffman and Noam Lemish @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm
Concert: Amos Hoffman and Noam Lemish @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center | Portland | Oregon | United States
Internationally renowned jazz guitarist and oud virtuoso Amos Hoffman and world-class pianist/composer Noam Lemish will be touring the west coast of the US with their quartet to celebrate the release of their latest album. Pardes...
Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Israeli Dancing Join us for a fun Israeli folk dance class. All levels are welcome. Six people needed to run class. Wednesdays September 26 – December 12 NO CLASS on October 10 or November 21...
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PDX Business Breakfast Series: Blockchain and Bitcoin… the Future? 7:15 am
PDX Business Breakfast Series: Blockchain and Bitcoin… the Future? @ Portland State University
Oct 18 @ 7:15 am – 9:15 am
PDX Business Breakfast Series: Blockchain and Bitcoin… the Future? Join us for a discussion of blockchain, its business applications, and whether it is the next “big thing.” PSU – Native American Student & Community Center...
Introduction to Judaism Course 7:00 pm
Introduction to Judaism Course @ various local synagogues
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This 18-week course is taught by members of The Oregon Board of Rabbis, representing a variety of Jewish affiliations. A carefully constructed curriculum includes Jewish history, life cycle events, holidays, ritual and daily practice, theology,...
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North Coast Shabbat Group 8:00 pm
North Coast Shabbat Group @ Seaside Senior Center
Oct 19 @ 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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Tiferet Shabbat 9:15 am
Tiferet Shabbat @ Congregation Shaarie Torah
Oct 20 @ 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...
Tot Shabbat 10:30 am
Tot Shabbat @ Havurah Shalom
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Young children (0-5) and their parents celebrate Shabbat with singing, movement, blessings, and storytelling. We will touch on the main highlights of the Shabbat morning service: wonder, fun, song, listening to the world, dancing, and...
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Get Fit Israeli Dance 9:15 am
Get Fit Israeli Dance @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Oct 23 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Get Fit Israeli Dance @ Congregation Neveh Shalom | Portland | Oregon | United States
Get Fit Israeli Dance with Dorice Horenstein Tuesdays, Oct. 9-Dec. 11 (no class Nov. 20) Weekly beginning and intermediate level Israeli dance class helps you get in shape, learn new moves, and listen to fun,...
Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 23 @ 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: CG101, oregonjcc.org/registration Cost: $100. Member Cost: $85.
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players Take your game to the next level! Registration Information: CG102, oregonjcc.org/registration Cost: $100. Member Cost: $85.
The Big 5 7:45 pm
The Big 5 @ Portland Kollel
Oct 23 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Five Book of Moses, Crash Course, Decoded and MITZVAfied Led by Rabbi Amster Did you always wish you knew the five books of Moses better? Well, here is your chance to educate and familiarize yourself in...
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Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Israeli Dancing Join us for a fun Israeli folk dance class. All levels are welcome. Six people needed to run class. Wednesdays September 26 – December 12 NO CLASS on October 10 or November 21...
The Great Big Challah Bake 7:15 pm
The Great Big Challah Bake @ Mittleman JCC
Oct 24 @ 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Feeling the dough between your fingers as you knead it just so. Seeing how it rises, takes a form, takes a shape. Hearing the blessings spoken, so loud and so clear. Smelling the scent that...
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Memoir Writing Workshop 11:00 am
Memoir Writing Workshop @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Memoir Writing Workshop “If I tell you my story, you begin to hear your own story,” from a Hassidic saying. Learn to write your story in a supportive atmosphere with a writing coach. Dorothy Dworkin...
Yad b’Yad 11:00 am
Yad b’Yad @ Rose Schnitzer Manor, CSP
Oct 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Yad b'Yad @ Rose Schnitzer Manor, CSP | Portland | Oregon | United States
Seniors and young families enjoy an inter-generational celebration of stories and songs each Thursday. Join Kim Schneiderman for this weekly inter-generational story hour for young families with music, PJ Library books, and the residents of Cedar Sinai Park.
Introduction to Judaism Course 7:00 pm
Introduction to Judaism Course @ various local synagogues
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This 18-week course is taught by members of The Oregon Board of Rabbis, representing a variety of Jewish affiliations. A carefully constructed curriculum includes Jewish history, life cycle events, holidays, ritual and daily practice, theology,...
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Fourth Fridays with Congregation Neveh Shalom’s Rabbi Eve (age 0-6) 5:15 pm
Fourth Fridays with Congregation Neveh Shalom’s Rabbi Eve (age 0-6) @ Contact Rabbi Eve for location
Oct 26 @ 5:15 pm
Welcome Shabbat with Congregation Neveh Shalom’s Rabbi Eve Posen with music and stories.  Potluck dinner to follow.  Contact Rabbi Eve Posen for location: eposen@nevehshalom.org Co-sponsored by PJ Library.
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Celebration of Art 7:00 pm
Celebration of Art @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center: Ballroom
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Join us for a fun and exciting evening that brings together ORA’s talented artists, plus free food and beverage tastings. Be the first to preview and purchase the artists’ new and affordable art, including photography,...
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Celebration of Art 10:30 am
Celebration of Art @ Mittleman Jewish Communnity Center:Ballroom
Oct 28 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
You won’t want to miss the 13thAnnual art exhibit and sale in the MJCC Ballroom. Hosted by ORA – Northwest Jewish Artists, the only arts organization devoted to promoting art created by Jewish artists in...
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Get Fit Israeli Dance 9:15 am
Get Fit Israeli Dance @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Oct 30 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Get Fit Israeli Dance @ Congregation Neveh Shalom | Portland | Oregon | United States
Get Fit Israeli Dance with Dorice Horenstein Tuesdays, Oct. 9-Dec. 11 (no class Nov. 20) Weekly beginning and intermediate level Israeli dance class helps you get in shape, learn new moves, and listen to fun,...
Infant Feeding Support Group 10:00 am
Infant Feeding Support Group @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Infant Feeding Support Group 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...
Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 30 @ 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: CG101, oregonjcc.org/registration Cost: $100. Member Cost: $85.
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 30 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players Take your game to the next level! Registration Information: CG102, oregonjcc.org/registration Cost: $100. Member Cost: $85.
Israel Film Series 7:00 pm
Israel Film Series @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm
Israel Film Series Calling all filmgoers! Join us for an array of Israeli films focusing on the topic of homelessness. A discussion with Q&A will follow each film, please see film details for specifics. Films...
Oregon Jewish Voices 7:30 pm
Oregon Jewish Voices @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm
Oregon Jewish Voices @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education | Portland | Oregon | United States
Started in 1999, this annual event features readings by prominent Oregon Jewish poets and writers. The writers in the 2018 program, who span a range of genres will share selections from their work in OJMCHE’s auditorium. This...
The Big 5 7:45 pm
The Big 5 @ Portland Kollel
Oct 30 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm
Five Book of Moses, Crash Course, Decoded and MITZVAfied Led by Rabbi Amster Did you always wish you knew the five books of Moses better? Well, here is your chance to educate and familiarize yourself in...
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Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Israeli Dancing Join us for a fun Israeli folk dance class. All levels are welcome. Six people needed to run class. Wednesdays September 26 – December 12 NO CLASS on October 10 or November 21...

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