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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
Dec 1 – Dec 31 all-day
Monthly Mitzvah Project Each month, the MJCC and PJA communities collect items for different area organizations in Portland. In December, we will be collecting Arts & Crafts Supplies for the Ronald McDonald House. Items may...
Young Adult Latke Ball 21+ 7:00 pm
Young Adult Latke Ball 21+ @ To be Announced
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm
Save the Date! Young Adult Latke Ball 21+ More details, including location, coming soon. Register: oregonjcc.org/latkeball In partnership with Jewish Federation of Greater Portland
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Chanukah Donuts + Dancing 2:00 pm
Chanukah Donuts + Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hanukkah Donuts + Dancing Make decorations for your home, take part in Israeli dancing, and eat some delicious sufganiot (jelly donuts) at this family-friendly Hanukkah celebration. Cost: $10 per family. Register: oregonjcc.org/donuts
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Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Dec 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Beginners Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! November 20 – December 18 Registration information: CG103, oregonjcc.org/registration Cost: $100. Member Cost: $85.
Brown Bag Lunch with Cassandra Sagan leading a Storytelling Workshop on stories of resistance 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lunch with Cassandra Sagan leading a Storytelling Workshop on stories of resistance @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The OJMCHE series of informal lunchtime conversations. Bring a lunch or buy a brown bag lunch in Lefty’s Cafe and join us in the museum’s auditorium for a lively give and take as we share...
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Dec 4 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players Take your game to the next level. It will give your mind a workout! November 20 – December 18 Registration information: CG104, oregonjcc.org/registration Cost: $100. Member Cost: $85.
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Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Dec 5 @ 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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Safrai Israeli Art Exhibition 7:00 pm
Safrai Israeli Art Exhibition @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm
View and purchase Israeli art right here in Portland! Jerusalem’s Safrai Gallery is bringing over 1500 pieces of fine art by more than 100 contemporary Israeli artists to CNS. A percentage of the proceeds will...
Live-Stream Rabbi Stampfer’s Class: “What’s So Good About the Good Book?” 11:00 am
Live-Stream Rabbi Stampfer’s Class: “What’s So Good About the Good Book?” @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
You are able to join Rabbi Stampfer’s fall 2018-19 emeritus class online through Congregation Neveh Shalom’s live-stream service. The class is using the book, Introduction to the Bible by Christina Hayes of Yale University. To...
Yad b’Yad 11:00 am
Yad b’Yad @ Rose Schnitzer Manor, CSP
Dec 6 @ 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
Dec 6 @ 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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Power of Protest: Portland Jewish Library Family Day 3:00 pm
Power of Protest: Portland Jewish Library Family Day @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Let my people go! Join us for an afternoon of activism and celebration in honor of Soviet Jewry. We will raise our voices in the songs and chants that changed the course of modern Jewish...
Portland Jewish Academy Auction 4:30 pm
Portland Jewish Academy Auction @ Portland Jewish Academy
Dec 9 @ 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Support Portland Jewish Academy at the annual auction. The evening includes a silent auction, live auction, costume contest, dinner and fun! This year’s theme is “Sail Away with PJA”. Wear your sea-faring best and come...
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Mussar with Rabbi Joshua Rose 2:30 pm
Mussar with Rabbi Joshua Rose @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Dec 10 @ 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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Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Beginners Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! November 20 – December 18 Registration information: CG103, 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
Dec 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players Take your game to the next level. It will give your mind a workout! November 20 – December 18 Registration information: CG104, oregonjcc.org/registration Cost: $100. Member Cost: $85.
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Chai Baby + PJ Library Indoor Playground 10:00 am
Chai Baby + PJ Library Indoor Playground @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Dec 12 @ 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...
Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Dec 12 @ 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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Live-Stream Rabbi Stampfer’s Class: “What’s So Good About the Good Book?” 11:00 am
Live-Stream Rabbi Stampfer’s Class: “What’s So Good About the Good Book?” @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
You are able to join Rabbi Stampfer’s fall 2018-19 emeritus class online through Congregation Neveh Shalom’s live-stream service. The class is using the book, Introduction to the Bible by Christina Hayes of Yale University. To...
Yad b’Yad 11:00 am
Yad b’Yad @ Rose Schnitzer Manor, CSP
Dec 13 @ 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.
Nosh + Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen 3:00 pm
Nosh + Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Dec 13 @ 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...
Introduction to Judaism Course 7:00 pm
Introduction to Judaism Course @ various local synagogues
Dec 13 @ 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,...
Pianist David Rothman in Recital 7:00 pm
Pianist David Rothman in Recital @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm
Pianist David Rothman in Recital Piano virtuoso David Rothman tackles the masterworks of composers Ludwig van Beethoven and Frederic Chopin. The four-part concert series that began in September returns to the J’s  December schedule for...
Spilt Milk at Lake Theater 7:00 pm
Spilt Milk at Lake Theater @ Lake Theater & Cafe
Dec 13 @ 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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Tiferet Shabbat 9:15 am
Tiferet Shabbat @ Congregation Shaarie Torah
Dec 15 @ 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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Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Beginners Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! November 20 – December 18 Registration information: CG103, 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
Dec 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players Take your game to the next level. It will give your mind a workout! November 20 – December 18 Registration information: CG104, oregonjcc.org/registration Cost: $100. Member Cost: $85.
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Live-Stream Rabbi Stampfer’s Class: “What’s So Good About the Good Book?” 11:00 am
Live-Stream Rabbi Stampfer’s Class: “What’s So Good About the Good Book?” @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
You are able to join Rabbi Stampfer’s fall 2018-19 emeritus class online through Congregation Neveh Shalom’s live-stream service. The class is using the book, Introduction to the Bible by Christina Hayes of Yale University. To...
Yad b’Yad 11:00 am
Yad b’Yad @ Rose Schnitzer Manor, CSP
Dec 20 @ 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
Dec 20 @ 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,...
Pianist David Rothman in Recital 7:00 pm
Pianist David Rothman in Recital @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm
Pianist David Rothman in Recital Piano virtuoso David Rothman tackles the masterworks of composers Ludwig van Beethoven and Frederic Chopin. The four-part concert series that began in September returns to the J’s  December schedule for...
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Chinese Food + a Movie 11:00 am
Chinese Food + a Movie @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Dec 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Chinese Food + a Movie Join the community for this yearly tradition! Enjoy a Kosher Chinese-inspired lunch, watch a family-friendly film, and participate in other activities and crafts. Cost: Adults $15. Youth $10. Register by...
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Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Dec 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Israeli Dancing Join us for a fun, introductory Israeli folk dance class. All levels are welcome. Six people needed to run class. Wednesday Evenings, Dec. 26 – Feb. 27 Cost: $100 Members + Guests. Drop-in...
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Live-Stream Rabbi Stampfer’s Class: “What’s So Good About the Good Book?” 11:00 am
Live-Stream Rabbi Stampfer’s Class: “What’s So Good About the Good Book?” @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Dec 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
You are able to join Rabbi Stampfer’s fall 2018-19 emeritus class online through Congregation Neveh Shalom’s live-stream service. The class is using the book, Introduction to the Bible by Christina Hayes of Yale University. To...
Introduction to Judaism Course 7:00 pm
Introduction to Judaism Course @ various local synagogues
Dec 27 @ 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
Dec 28 @ 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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New Year’s Eve at Noon 11:00 am
New Year’s Eve at Noon @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Dec 31 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
New Year’s Eve at Noon Join us for this fun family event as we ring in the New Year! Arts and crafts, games, bouncy house, dancing, snacks, pool float, and our annual countdown to 2019...

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