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Used Book Collection
Used Book Collection @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jan 14 – Mar 15 all-day
  Support the MJCC and PJA communities by donating books for our annual Used Book Sale. Book Collection Drive: January 14 – March 15. Donate your used books to the MJCC. Drop off at the front...
Hamentashen Baking with the CST Sisterhood
Hamentashen Baking with the CST Sisterhood @ Congregation Shaarie Torah
Feb 24 – Mar 13 all-day
Chag Purim Sameach Happy Purim! The CST Sisterhood Needs Your Help This Year! Our Sisterhood is about to embark on the annual hamentashen baking and sale. We have customers from all over Portland who buy...
JAM Art Show + Sale
JAM Art Show + Sale @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Feb 24 – Mar 31 all-day
JAM Art Show + Sale March is Jewish Arts Month but the show starts in late February! Enjoy a rotating exhibit in the MJCC lobby. Members of ORA: Northwest Jewish Artists will answer questions, accept...
Pre-Order Hamantashen
Pre-Order Hamantashen @ Congregation Shaarie Torah
Feb 24 – Mar 8 all-day
Pre-Order your hamantashen before March 8! In the 1950s, Shaarie Torah Sisterhood began its most famous fundraiser, the baking of hamantaschen, and in its first year sold 100 dozen. In the warm, noisy kitchen, experienced...
Monthly Mitzvah Project: Pillows
Monthly Mitzvah Project: Pillows @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 1 – Mar 31 all-day
Monthly Mitzvah Project – March Each month, the MJCC and PJA communities will collect items for the monthly mitzvah. These projects reflect the Jewish commitment to Tikkun Olam (repairing the world), providing opportunities to give back to our community. Please...
Lunch conversation on Jazz saxophonist Michael Brecker 12:00 pm
Lunch conversation on Jazz saxophonist Michael Brecker @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Mar 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Lunch Conversation on the life and work of jazz saxophonist Michael Brecker. In advance of the Portland Jazz Festival’s Michael Brecker tribute show, Saturday, March 2, OJMCHE is proud to host a conversation...
Dorot: A Short & Sweet Shabbat 6:00 pm
Dorot: A Short & Sweet Shabbat @ Havurah Shalom
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us 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 Shine,...
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Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders 10:00 am
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Torah Troop allows families at Congregation Neveh Shalom to move into the main sanctuary while still enjoying youth-oriented activity. At 10:00am, families meet in the main service. After the beginning Torah service, youth join their...
Kiddush Club for K-2nd Graders 10:15 am
Kiddush Club for K-2nd Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 2 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Continue the fun and warmth of Congregation Neveh Shalom’s Tot Shabbat with Kiddush Club. We sing, dance, hear a Torah story and more! 1st Shabbat of the month with Rabbi Eve Posen, 3rd Shabbat of...
Young Family Tot Shabbat (0-5 years) 10:15 am
Young Family Tot Shabbat (0-5 years) @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 2 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Experience the joy of Shabbat! A fun and engaging service for families with kids 5 and under. Join Congregation Neveh Shalom’s early childhood educators: Levia, Amy and their good friend Shabbos Mouse for our liveliest...
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Tradition and Change: Neveh Shalom Turns 150 Years
Tradition and Change: Neveh Shalom Turns 150 Years @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Mar 3 – May 26 all-day
OJMCHE looks back at the determination, resilience, and leadership that have brought Portland’s Conservative congregation through 150 years, preserving tradition while embracing modernity. In 1869 a group of Polish and Prussian immigrants settled in Portland...
2019 Friends of the Center Brunch featuring Michael Twitty 10:00 am
2019 Friends of the Center Brunch featuring Michael Twitty @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
2019 Friends of the Center Brunch featuring Michael Twitty Michael W. Twitty: Kosher Soul and The Cooking Gene Join us for our 2019 Friends of the Center Brunch, the MJCC’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Come hear...
Salem: Intro to Judaism 11:00 am
Salem: Intro to Judaism @ Temple Beth Sholom
Mar 3 @ 11:00 am
Rabbi Gary Ellison, who was the rabbi at TBS for 11 years, has offered to teach a 10-part class that he offered at Willamette University for all those who feel they would benefit from an...
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Partners Portland 7:45 pm
Partners Portland @ MJCC Cafe
Mar 4 @ 7:45 pm – 8:40 pm
Every Monday night, come together and study our heritage and Torah. No matter what background or affiliation,  join together and let’s unite! Come and join, bring a study partner or you can request one at https://portlandkollel.org/partners/
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Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Beginners Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! Tuesday Mornings March 5 – April 2 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, CG202 Cost: $100. Members: $85. Register:...
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 5 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players Take your game to the next level and become an expert! Tuesday Afternoons March 5 – April 2 1:30 – 3:30 pm, CG203 Cost: $100. Members: $85. Register: oregonjcc.org/registration
Everything You Wanted to Know About the Middle East 7:00 pm
Everything You Wanted to Know About the Middle East @ Zidell Hall at Rose Schnitzer Manor on the Cedar Sinai Park campus
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Everything You Wanted to Know About the Middle East: A Free Lecture Series at Rose Schnitzer Manor Cedar Sinai Park’s Rose Schnitzer Manor  and its residents cordially invite you to join us for a timely...
Sephardic Film Fest 7:00 pm
Sephardic Film Fest @ Congregation Ahavath Achim
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm
13th Annual Sephardic Winter Film Series ADMISSION & SEPHARDIC DESSERT ARE FREE! Feb. 12, 2019 A Woman Called Golda.  PART ONE OF TWO. Ingrid Bergman gives her Emmy Award winning performance of one of the most famous...
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Mel Bochner: Enough Said
Mel Bochner: Enough Said @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Mar 7 – May 26 all-day
Mel Bochner: Enough Said from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation Mel Bochner (b.1940) consistently probes the conventions of painting and language. Bochner’s text-based works will be on view. From the...
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
Mar 7 @ 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. Hayes...
Yad b’Yad 11:00 am
Yad b’Yad @ Rose Schnitzer Manor, CSP
Mar 7 @ 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.
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak 3:15 pm
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 7 @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Come study and discuss the Bible with Rabbi Isaak at Neveh Shalom.
Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: Jewish Women Artists 4:00 pm
Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: Jewish Women Artists @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Mar 7 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: Jewish Women Artists with social practice artist, Shoshana Gugenheim Tools for Collaboration: Please bring a laptop and power source & a selected artist about whom you will be writing & reference materials to...
Intro to Judaism: Winter/Spring Term 7:00 pm
Intro to Judaism: Winter/Spring Term @ Various synagogues
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Intro to Judaism: Winter/Spring Term @ Various synagogues | Portland | Oregon | United States
INTRODUCTION TO JUDAISM CLASS Winter/Spring 2019 Session begins January 17. This 18-week course is taught by members of The Oregon Board of Rabbis, representing a variety of Jewish affiliation. A carefully constructed curriculum includes Jewish...
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Salem: Intro to Judaism 11:00 am
Salem: Intro to Judaism @ Temple Beth Sholom
Mar 10 @ 11:00 am
Rabbi Gary Ellison, who was the rabbi at TBS for 11 years, has offered to teach a 10-part class that he offered at Willamette University for all those who feel they would benefit from an...
Art + Spirit Workshop 2:00 pm
Art + Spirit Workshop @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Art + Spirit Workshop @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center | Portland | Oregon | United States
Art + Spirit Workshop Willa Schneberg, poet and ceramic artist, will join us for a two-hour workshop based on poems by Jewish poets that are in part inspired by biblical texts. Discussion, prompts, visualizations and...
Pages & Pixels: Call Me By Your Name 4:00 pm
Pages & Pixels: Call Me By Your Name @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 10 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join Congregation Neveh Shalom for a discussion of the book Call Me By Your Name by Andre Aciman. Afterwards we will screen the film by the same name. Info: kgoldhammer@nevehshalom.org or https://nevehshalom.org/event/pages-and-pixels-call-me-by-your-name/.
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Mussar with Rabbi Joshua Rose 2:30 pm
Mussar with Rabbi Joshua Rose @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 11 @ 2:30 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...
Partners Portland 7:45 pm
Partners Portland @ MJCC Cafe
Mar 11 @ 7:45 pm – 8:40 pm
Every Monday night, come together and study our heritage and Torah. No matter what background or affiliation,  join together and let’s unite! Come and join, bring a study partner or you can request one at https://portlandkollel.org/partners/
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Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Beginners Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! Tuesday Mornings March 5 – April 2 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, CG202 Cost: $100. Members: $85. Register:...
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players Take your game to the next level and become an expert! Tuesday Afternoons March 5 – April 2 1:30 – 3:30 pm, CG203 Cost: $100. Members: $85. Register: oregonjcc.org/registration
MJCC Author Series 6:30 pm
MJCC Author Series @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 12 @ 6:30 pm
MJCC Author Series Join us for this thought-provoking program that will bring an exceptional line up of authors and special events to our community. Guest: $8. Member Cost: $5. Series Pass: $20. Member: $12. Tuesday,...
EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MIDDLE EAST 7:00 pm
EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MIDDLE EAST @ Zidell Hall at Rose Schnitzer Manor, Cedar Sinai Park campus
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MIDDLE EAST: A FREE LECTURE SERIES AT ROSE SCHNITZER MANOR Cedar Sinai Park cordially invites you to join our Rose Schnitzer Manor residents for a timely lecture series...
Internal Palestinian Politics and Conflicts 7:00 pm
Internal Palestinian Politics and Conflicts @ Neveh Shalom, Stampfer Chapel
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Explore an insider’s view on the Palestinian leadership and prospects for a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at this Israel360 event co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland. Eid Bassem is a Jerusalem-based political...
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Chai Baby + PJ Library Indoor Playground 10:00 am
Chai Baby + PJ Library Indoor Playground @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Chai Baby + PJ Library Indoor Playground Join us on the second Wednesdays of every month from September to June for Chai Baby Indoor Playground, with kosher snacks, storytelling, friends and fun! For parents/caregivers and...
MJCC Author Series – Special Event with Mary Morris 4:00 pm
MJCC Author Series – Special Event with Mary Morris @ OSU Foundation
Mar 13 @ 4:00 pm
Author Mary Morris will read from her latest book, Gateway to the Moon, on Wednesday, March 13 at the OSU Foundation in Corvallis. Her novel alternates between late medieval Spain and Portugal during the traumatic time of the...
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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
Mar 14 @ 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. Hayes...
Yad b’Yad 11:00 am
Yad b’Yad @ Rose Schnitzer Manor, CSP
Mar 14 @ 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
Mar 14 @ 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, January 10 Topic: Parshat Bo – What does it Mean to Walk into...
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak 3:15 pm
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 14 @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Come study and discuss the Bible with Rabbi Isaak at Neveh Shalom.
Intro to Judaism: Winter/Spring Term 7:00 pm
Intro to Judaism: Winter/Spring Term @ Various synagogues
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Intro to Judaism: Winter/Spring Term @ Various synagogues | Portland | Oregon | United States
INTRODUCTION TO JUDAISM CLASS Winter/Spring 2019 Session begins January 17. This 18-week course is taught by members of The Oregon Board of Rabbis, representing a variety of Jewish affiliation. A carefully constructed curriculum includes Jewish...
Spilt Milk at Lake Theater 7:00 pm
Spilt Milk at Lake Theater @ Lake Theater & Cafe
Mar 14 @ 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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PDX Business Breakfast Series – How ‘Smart’ a City Does Portland Want to Be? 7:15 am
PDX Business Breakfast Series – How ‘Smart’ a City Does Portland Want to Be? @ Portland State University - Native American Student and Community Center
Mar 15 @ 7:15 am – 9:15 am
Mark your calendars for the next PDX Business Breakfast – RESCHEDULED DATE: How ‘Smart’ a City Does Portland Want to Be? Learn how PSU acts as a test site for “smart” city innovation; the role...
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Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders 10:00 am
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Torah Troop allows families at Congregation Neveh Shalom to move into the main sanctuary while still enjoying youth-oriented activity. At 10:00am, families meet in the main service. After the beginning Torah service, youth join their...
Kiddush Club for K-2nd Graders 10:15 am
Kiddush Club for K-2nd Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 16 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Continue the fun and warmth of Congregation Neveh Shalom’s Tot Shabbat with Kiddush Club. We sing, dance, hear a Torah story and more! 1st Shabbat of the month with Rabbi Eve Posen, 3rd Shabbat of...
Young Family Tot Shabbat (0-5 years) 10:15 am
Young Family Tot Shabbat (0-5 years) @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 16 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Experience the joy of Shabbat! A fun and engaging service for families with kids 5 and under. Join Congregation Neveh Shalom’s early childhood educators: Levia, Amy and their good friend Shabbos Mouse for our liveliest...
Tot Shabbat 10:30 am
Tot Shabbat @ Havurah Shalom
Mar 16 @ 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 service: wonder, fun, song, listening to the world, dancing, and Torah....
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Salem: Intro to Judaism 11:00 am
Salem: Intro to Judaism @ Temple Beth Sholom
Mar 17 @ 11:00 am
Rabbi Gary Ellison, who was the rabbi at TBS for 11 years, has offered to teach a 10-part class that he offered at Willamette University for all those who feel they would benefit from an...
Posture Tune-Up 2:00 pm
Posture Tune-Up @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We all know how important it is to stand (and sit) up straight. So why is it so hard to do? Examine what good posture is (and what it is not), shed some unhelpful ideas...
Purim Festival 2019 2:00 pm
Purim Festival 2019 @ MJCC
Mar 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
COME ONE COME ALL – Annual Purim Festival 2019 Celebrate Purim in style! Enjoy awesome activities, a fun show and a puppet Megillah story. Magic Show for All Ages, Costume Contest, Indoor Playground, Puppet Show, Craft, Food Drive...
A Night on Broadway: Neveh Shalom’s Annual Auction 2019 5:00 pm
A Night on Broadway: Neveh Shalom’s Annual Auction 2019 @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 17 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
PLEASE NOTE THE NEW DATE! The CNS 2019 Auction will be here before you know it! There are many ways you can be a part of this community-wide effort by purchasing tickets, becoming a sponsor,...
Oregon Botanical Artists Opening Reception 6:00 pm
Oregon Botanical Artists Opening Reception @ Rose Schnitzer Manor on the Cedar Sinai Park campus
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cedar Sinai Park and the Oregon Society of Artists cordially invite you to an opening reception celebrating an exhibit of works created by our state’s botanical artists. The focus of this colorful show will be...
PIFF: Redemption 6:00 pm
PIFF: Redemption @ Cinema 21
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm
42nd Portland International Film Festival: Global Panorama Presents: Redemption Directed by Yossi Madmoni, Boaz Yehonatan Yacov Israel • 2018 • 104 mins. • In Hebrew with English subtitles Madmoni and Yacov’s deeply emotional spiritual journey...
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Partners Portland 7:45 pm
Partners Portland @ MJCC Cafe
Mar 18 @ 7:45 pm – 8:40 pm
Every Monday night, come together and study our heritage and Torah. No matter what background or affiliation,  join together and let’s unite! Come and join, bring a study partner or you can request one at https://portlandkollel.org/partners/
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Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Beginners Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! Tuesday Mornings March 5 – April 2 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, CG202 Cost: $100. Members: $85. Register:...
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players Take your game to the next level and become an expert! Tuesday Afternoons March 5 – April 2 1:30 – 3:30 pm, CG203 Cost: $100. Members: $85. Register: oregonjcc.org/registration
MJCC Author Series 6:30 pm
MJCC Author Series @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 19 @ 6:30 pm
MJCC Author Series Join us for this thought-provoking program that will bring an exceptional line up of authors and special events to our community. Guest: $8. Member Cost: $5. Series Pass: $20. Member: $12. Tuesday,...
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MIDDLE EAST 7:00 pm
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MIDDLE EAST @ Zidell Hall at Rose Schnitzer Manor on the Cedar Sinai Park Campus
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MIDDLE EAST: A FREE LECTURE SERIES AT ROSE SCHNITZER MANOR Cedar Sinai Park cordially invites you to join us at  Rose Schnitzer Manor for a timely lecture on...
Story Swap, Stories of Resistance 7:00 pm
Story Swap, Stories of Resistance @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm
Mike Murawski, Portland Art Museum and Judy Margles, OJMCHE and Bobbin Singh, the Oregon Justice Resource Center and Erin McKee, co-founder of the OJRC and the Co-Director of our Immigrant Rights Project. Everyone loves a...
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Brown Bag Lunch with Edward Hershey 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lunch with Edward Hershey @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Mar 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Drawing on his memoir, The Scorekeeper, a finalist for the 2018 Oregon Book Award, retired journalist and author Edward Hershey reflects on the lofty aspirations and sobering limitations of Jewish-American life in the 1950s and...
Purim Carnival and Celebration 5:00 pm
Purim Carnival and Celebration @ P'nai Or of Portland
Mar 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
P’nai Or has some fun in store for families that you won’t want to miss. Wear your costumes! Drown out the name of Haman, be in a rhythm band parade, bring your stuffed animals for...
To the Chai Life! Purim Celebration 6:00 pm
To the Chai Life! Purim Celebration @ Havurah Shalom
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Come one, come all, for a night of joy, masquerade, and retelling the story of the courageous individuals from long ago whose valor saved the Jewish People. We will have pizza and vegetarian potluck, Megillah...
ESTHER! A Megillah Reading and Purim Schpiel 7:00 pm
ESTHER! A Megillah Reading and Purim Schpiel @ Congregation Beth Israel
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
ESTHER! A Megillah Reading and Purim Schpiel March 20, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Main Sanctuary 1972 NW Flanders St Portland, Oregon 97209 Don’t cry for me, Sushan, Persia! Enjoy a the comedic and...
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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
Mar 21 @ 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. Hayes...
Yad b’Yad 11:00 am
Yad b’Yad @ Rose Schnitzer Manor, CSP
Mar 21 @ 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.
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak 3:15 pm
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 21 @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Come study and discuss the Bible with Rabbi Isaak at Neveh Shalom.
PIFF: Redemption 6:00 pm
PIFF: Redemption @ Cinema 21
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm
42nd Portland International Film Festival: Global Panorama Presents: Redemption Directed by Yossi Madmoni, Boaz Yehonatan Yacov Israel • 2018 • 104 mins. • In Hebrew with English subtitles Madmoni and Yacov’s deeply emotional spiritual journey...
Intro to Judaism: Winter/Spring Term 7:00 pm
Intro to Judaism: Winter/Spring Term @ Various synagogues
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Intro to Judaism: Winter/Spring Term @ Various synagogues | Portland | Oregon | United States
INTRODUCTION TO JUDAISM CLASS Winter/Spring 2019 Session begins January 17. This 18-week course is taught by members of The Oregon Board of Rabbis, representing a variety of Jewish affiliation. A carefully constructed curriculum includes Jewish...
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Hike Israel with TBS 9:24 pm
Hike Israel with TBS @ Israel
Mar 22 @ 9:24 pm – Mar 29 @ 10:24 pm
Temple Beth Sholom of Salem,  has initiated this trip that will be operated by the Israel Experts tour company. We extend an invitation to congregations throughout the Pacific Northwest to join the trip. What: An...
The No Play
The No Play @ Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center
Mar 22 – Mar 24 all-day
The No Play @ Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center
PassinArt presents John Henry Redmond’s The No Play tells the story of cultural connections between a Black family and a Jewish scholar in the 1940s. A post-show talkback featuring cast members, community thought leaders and...
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
Mar 22 @ 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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Next Generations Group Get-together 1:00 pm
Next Generations Group Get-together @ Congregation Beth Israel
Mar 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Please join us for our March Get-together on Saturday, March 23, for a presentation by Ira Erbs, child of Holocaust survivors. 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Congregation Beth Israel boardroom. The boardroom is on the 2nd...
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Salem: Intro to Judaism 11:00 am
Salem: Intro to Judaism @ Temple Beth Sholom
Mar 24 @ 11:00 am
Rabbi Gary Ellison, who was the rabbi at TBS for 11 years, has offered to teach a 10-part class that he offered at Willamette University for all those who feel they would benefit from an...
“Go Beyond Pinot” Wine Tasting at Cellar 503 benefiting the MJCC 5:00 pm
“Go Beyond Pinot” Wine Tasting at Cellar 503 benefiting the MJCC @ Cellar 503 Tasting Room
Mar 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Go Beyond Pinot Oregon Wine Tasting Taste at least six different wines, enjoy snacks, and receive detailed descriptions of each wine to take home. Provided by Carrie Wynkoop of Cellar 503 Sunday, March 24, 2019...
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Spring Break Theater Camps
Spring Break Theater Camps @ NW Children's Theater & School
Mar 25 – Mar 29 all-day
Spring Break Theater Camps: Half and full day camps from NW Children’s Theater & School. Mythology Busters, Musical Mash-ups, and more options.
Partners Portland 7:45 pm
Partners Portland @ MJCC Cafe
Mar 25 @ 7:45 pm – 8:40 pm
Every Monday night, come together and study our heritage and Torah. No matter what background or affiliation,  join together and let’s unite! Come and join, bring a study partner or you can request one at https://portlandkollel.org/partners/
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Mah Jongg for Beginners 10:30 am
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Beginners Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! Tuesday Mornings March 5 – April 2 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, CG202 Cost: $100. Members: $85. Register:...
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players 1:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players Take your game to the next level and become an expert! Tuesday Afternoons March 5 – April 2 1:30 – 3:30 pm, CG203 Cost: $100. Members: $85. Register: oregonjcc.org/registration
MJCC Author Series 6:30 pm
MJCC Author Series @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 26 @ 6:30 pm
MJCC Author Series Join us for this thought-provoking program that will bring an exceptional line up of authors and special events to our community. Guest: $8. Member Cost: $5. Series Pass: $20. Member: $12. Tuesday,...
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Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a fun, introductory Israeli dance class. All levels welcome. Six people needed. Wednesdays March 27 – June 26 No class 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/22 due to holidays 7:00 – 8:00 pm, CG300...
Rosellen Brown, introduced by Elinor Langer 7:00 pm
Rosellen Brown, introduced by Elinor Langer @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm
Rosellen Brown has published eleven books – novels, short stories, poetry, essays – and has lived in almost as many places – New York, Boston, San Francisco, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Texas and, currently, Chicago. At...
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A Grand Night for Singing
A Grand Night for Singing @ Broadway Rose New Stage
Mar 28 – Apr 28 all-day
A Grand Night for Singing @ Broadway Rose New Stage
Many of the most beloved, uplifting, and romantic songs in musical theater history have one thing in common: The incomparable writing team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. A Grand Night For Singing collects...
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
Mar 28 @ 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. Hayes...
Yad b’Yad 11:00 am
Yad b’Yad @ Rose Schnitzer Manor, CSP
Mar 28 @ 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.
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak 3:15 pm
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 28 @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Come study and discuss the Bible with Rabbi Isaak at Neveh Shalom.
Intro to Judaism: Winter/Spring Term 7:00 pm
Intro to Judaism: Winter/Spring Term @ Various synagogues
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Intro to Judaism: Winter/Spring Term @ Various synagogues | Portland | Oregon | United States
INTRODUCTION TO JUDAISM CLASS Winter/Spring 2019 Session begins January 17. This 18-week course is taught by members of The Oregon Board of Rabbis, representing a variety of Jewish affiliation. A carefully constructed curriculum includes Jewish...
POW Film Fest: The Haendel Variations 7:00 pm
POW Film Fest: The Haendel Variations @ Clinton Street Theater.
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm
POW Film Fest: The Haendel Variations @ Clinton Street Theater.
The Haendel Variations screens as part of POW Film Fest in Portland at 7 pm, March 28, at Clinton Street Theater. POW Film Fest is  Portland’s premiere film festival showcasing films directed by women, women-identified...
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The No Play
The No Play @ Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center
Mar 29 – Mar 31 all-day
The No Play @ Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center
PassinArt presents John Henry Redmond’s The No Play tells the story of cultural connections between a Black family and a Jewish scholar in the 1940s. A post-show talkback featuring cast members, community thought leaders and...
North Coast Shabbat 8:00 pm
North Coast Shabbat @ Senior Center
Mar 29 @ 8:00 pm
The first services of the North Coast Shabbat Group will be held on Friday, March 29 at the Senior Center in Seaside at 1225 Avenue A.  Services begin at 8 pm, followed by an Oneg...
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The No Play
The No Play @ Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center
Mar 30 – Apr 1 all-day
The No Play @ Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center
PassinArt presents John Henry Redmond’s The No Play tells the story of cultural connections between a Black family and a Jewish scholar in the 1940s. A post-show talkback featuring cast members, community thought leaders and...
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The No Play
The No Play @ Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center
Mar 31 – Apr 2 all-day
The No Play @ Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center
PassinArt presents John Henry Redmond’s The No Play tells the story of cultural connections between a Black family and a Jewish scholar in the 1940s. A post-show talkback featuring cast members, community thought leaders and...
Used Book Collection + Sale
Used Book Collection + Sale @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 31 – Apr 2 all-day
Used Book Collection + Sale Support the MJCC and PJA communities during our annual Used Book Sale. Find thousands of books at great prices! Book Collection Drive: January 14 – March 15. Donate your used books...
Salem: Intro to Judaism 11:00 am
Salem: Intro to Judaism @ Temple Beth Sholom
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am
Rabbi Gary Ellison, who was the rabbi at TBS for 11 years, has offered to teach a 10-part class that he offered at Willamette University for all those who feel they would benefit from an...
A Jewish Studies Sampler 1:00 pm
A Jewish Studies Sampler @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
A Jewish Studies Sampler with Rabbi Jonathan Seidel PhD Four Surveys of Intriguing and Slightly Mysterious Topics: The Dead Sea Scrolls Today Kabbalah – New Approaches and Discoveries both Scholarly and Popular Jewish Magic: Amulets,...

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