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MJCC Monthly Mitzvah Project 8:00 am
MJCC Monthly Mitzvah Project @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 1 @ 8:00 am – Apr 30 @ 8:00 pm
During the month of April, the MJCC and PJA communities will be collecting Art Supplies for Children’s Healing Art Project (CHAP). Items can be dropped off in the blue pin located in the MJCC lobby.
Tefilla Lab Shabbat Service 9:00 am
Tefilla Lab Shabbat Service @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am
Congregation Neveh Shalom is introducing a periodic program known as our Tefilla Lab. At occasional services and in workshops, we will introduce the community to different melodies, niggunim and other innovations. The goal is to...
Kiddush Club for K-2nd Grade 10:15 am
Kiddush Club for K-2nd Grade @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Apr 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Join other families for prayer, singing, conversation and fun followed by an indoor picnic style lunch.
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders 10:15 am
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Apr 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Meet in the MAIN service (Stampfer Chapel or Main Sanctuary) for the beginning of the Torah service, and then come out with your friends for a fun and active lesson on the Torah portion (parsha)...
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Good Deeds Day (GGD)/ J-Serve
Good Deeds Day (GGD)/ J-Serve @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 2 all-day
Good Deeds Day is an annual celebration of community volunteering that takes place on a Sunday with millions of participants around the world doing good together. Also with a special volunteer opportunity just for 6-12th graders: J-Serve! All projects...
Shroud Crowd Meeting 2:00 pm
Shroud Crowd Meeting @ Congregation Neveh Shalom (Birnbach Hall)
Apr 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come and help create traditional burial clothing, which will then be used by the Chevra Kavod haMet for their work. No sewing skills necessary! Sewing machines welcome.
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Anti-Inflammatory Eating Made Easy 6:00 pm
Anti-Inflammatory Eating Made Easy @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Chronic inflammation can lead to a variety of issues in the body. Eating an anti-inflammatory diet can relieve arthritis and joint pain, clear up skin conditions, help normalize body weight, address digestive issues and improve...
An Inspirational Women’s Passover Experience 6:30 pm
An Inspirational Women’s Passover Experience @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Apr 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
An Inspirational Women's Passover Experience @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
An Inspirational Women’s Passover Experience Monday, April 3rd 6:30pm, Birnbach Hall Join Rabbi Eve Posen for an intimate evening of insight and inspiration as we gear up for Passover. This year’s theme is: We were...
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Wondering Jews Tea at Two with Ruth Feldman 2:00 pm
Wondering Jews Tea at Two with Ruth Feldman @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Apr 4 @ 2:00 pm
Using examples from her latest novel, Seven Stitches, acclaimed author Ruth Tenzer Feldman ​will explore the craft of writing fiction and nonfiction and methods for keeping your mind flexible. You are welcome to sit back and...
Town Hall Meeting 6:30 pm
Town Hall Meeting @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm
Community forum and panel discussion on the ongoing events facing our country and the increasing wave of bomb threats received at Jewish institutions. Steve Goldman, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Criminal Branch, FBI Officer Brian...
Sephardic Film Fest: The Ballad of the Weeping Spring 7:00 pm
Sephardic Film Fest: The Ballad of the Weeping Spring @ CONGREGATION AHAVATH ACHIM
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm
Congregation Ahavath Achim, in cooperation with the Sephardic Cultural Center of Oregon, will present the 10th Annual Sephardic Winter Film Series, a compilation of film screenings with Sephardic content, to be shown on the first Tuesday...
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Sculpt Yoga 8:00 am
Sculpt Yoga @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 5 @ 8:00 am – 8:55 am
Sculpt your body with this new class that combines powerful yoga poses with light weights, therabands and exercise balls to increase strength, tone muscles, and improve flexibility. Instructor: Tara Atkinson Wednesdays, April 5 – June...
Reimagining Exodus – Six-Session Class with Rabbi David Zaslow 5:00 pm
Reimagining Exodus – Six-Session Class with Rabbi David Zaslow @ Havurah Shir Hadash
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Rabbi David Zaslow will teach a six-session class based on his newly published book “Reimagining Exodus; A Freedom Story.” The biblical Exodus is the most influential liberation and freedom story ever told. It has served...
It’s In Our Hands – Activism Craft Fair for Reproductive Justice 6:30 pm
It’s In Our Hands – Activism Craft Fair for Reproductive Justice @ Havurah Shalom
Apr 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Purchase beautiful hand-made items to benefit Planned Parenthood (providing reproductive healthcare), Momentum Alliance (inspiring youth), and Western States Center (building diverse reproductive justice leadership). Delight in the creativity of your community. Bring your checkbook, cash, and/or open...
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Neshama Carlebach Shabbaton in Ashland! 7:30 pm
Neshama Carlebach Shabbaton in Ashland! @ Havurah Synagogue
Apr 7 @ 7:30 pm – Apr 8 @ 9:30 pm
Neshama Carlebach Shabbaton, April 7 and 8, 2017 Neshama Carlebach, a leading superstar in the Jewish world, is continuing the legacy established by her father Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach. Like her father, Neshama’s talent and charisma captivate and...
Young Families Tot Shabbat 10:15 am
Young Families Tot Shabbat @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Apr 7 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
You are invited to Congregation Neveh Shalom to join other young families for a special Saturday morning Tot Shabbat with singing, dancing, stories, indoor picnic-style lunch and Shabbat fun.
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Shabbat Storytime 9:45 am
Shabbat Storytime @ Congregation Shir Tikvah
Apr 8 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am
Join us on the 2nd Saturday of this month for our Shabbat gathering of toddlers and their caregivers. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts that celebrate holidays and Jewish values. Stay afterwards for bagels and coffee with Rabbi...
Women’s Torah Study 12:30 pm
Women’s Torah Study @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Apr 8 @ 12:30 pm
Delve into biblical and midrashic text to find meaning from our traditions that relate to our lives. Taught by Mel Berwin. Free.
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Intro to Krav Maga 10:00 am
Intro to Krav Maga @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn the self defense tactics of the Israeli Defense Force from the highest ranked Krav Maga instructor in the northwest. This class provides the tools to confidently defend yourself and others. Instructor: Chris Green Register:...
Jewish Community Orchestra Spring Concert 3:00 pm
Jewish Community Orchestra Spring Concert @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm
Linda Appert, Soloist Weber – Overture to Euryanthe Mozart– Ach ich liebte from from Il Seraglio Naftel – Aubade Pastorale for strings J. Strauss –“Mein Herr Marquis” from Die Fledermaus Herbert – Italian Street Song...
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Community Seder-Chabad Center 7:30 pm
Community Seder-Chabad Center @ Chabad Center for Jewish Life
Apr 10 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
A Warm Family Style Community Seder: -Gourmet Cuisine -Handmade Shmurah Matzah -International Kosher Wine Selection -Hebrew & English Readings Monday April 10th | 7:30-10:30pm At the Chabad Center For Jewish Life: 2858 NE Sandy Blvd...
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Community Seder at Havurah Shalom 6:00 pm
Community Seder at Havurah Shalom @ Havurah Shalom
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Havurah Shalom will host a Passover Community Seder on Tuesday, April 11, at 6:00 pm. Adults and children of all ages are welcome! Back by popular demand, Havurah’s very own Beth Hamon and Adela Basayne...
Passover with Moishe House 6:00 pm
Passover with Moishe House @ Congregation Beth Israel
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Join Moishe House for our annual second night Seder, our biggest event of the year!! The food will be homemade, so is the Haggadah! We’re so excited to host you and your friends again! There...
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Sculpt Yoga 8:00 am
Sculpt Yoga @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 12 @ 8:00 am – 8:55 am
Sculpt your body with this new class that combines powerful yoga poses with light weights, therabands and exercise balls to increase strength, tone muscles, and improve flexibility. Instructor: Tara Atkinson Wednesdays, April 5 – June...
Reimagining Exodus – Six-Session Class with Rabbi David Zaslow 5:00 pm
Reimagining Exodus – Six-Session Class with Rabbi David Zaslow @ Havurah Shir Hadash
Apr 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Rabbi David Zaslow will teach a six-session class based on his newly published book “Reimagining Exodus; A Freedom Story.” The biblical Exodus is the most influential liberation and freedom story ever told. It has served...
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Nosh & Drash 1:00 pm
Nosh & Drash @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 13 @ 1:00 pm
Join Rabbi Eve for a monthly discussion covering a wide range of topics that will draw on our experiences. April’s topic will be the Number 4 in Passover.
Nosh and Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen 1:00 pm
Nosh and Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen @ Cafe at the J
Apr 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
A monthly discussion covering a wide range of topics that will draw on our experiences. April’s Topic: The Meaning of 4 Free and open to the community. 
Central Coast Community Seder 6:00 pm
Central Coast Community Seder @ B'nai B'rith Camp
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Central Coast Community Seder will be held on April 13, 6 pm, at BB Camp and you can register here. The Seder is non-denominational, and in the true spirit of Passover, our doors are...
Author Series: Joan Nathan talks with Andrew Fortgang 7:00 pm
Author Series: Joan Nathan talks with Andrew Fortgang @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join for an opportunity to hear from world renowned Jewish cookbook author, Joan Nathan with Portland local Andrew Fortgang, owner and chef of Le Pigeon. Register at: oregonjcc.org/authorseries In partnership with JFGP, JBC and Broadway...
Dad’s Night Out: Passover with Rabbi Cahana 7:30 pm
Dad’s Night Out: Passover with Rabbi Cahana
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm
Open to all dads raising Jewish children! Meet in a pub and join Rabba Cahana for a discussion about Passover. For the location of this event, please email: jlynngreenberg@gmail.com
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Tiferet Shabbat 9:15 am
Tiferet Shabbat @ Congregation Shaarie Torah
Apr 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...
Kiddush Club for K-2nd Grade 10:15 am
Kiddush Club for K-2nd Grade @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Apr 15 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Join other families for prayer, singing, conversation and fun followed by an indoor picnic style lunch.
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders 10:15 am
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Apr 15 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Meet in the MAIN service (Stampfer Chapel or Main Sanctuary) for the beginning of the Torah service, and then come out with your friends for a fun and active lesson on the Torah portion (parsha)...
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Shomrei Teva Creekside Restoration 9:45 am
Shomrei Teva Creekside Restoration @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Apr 16 @ 9:45 am
Join us as we remove non-native, invasive plants around the creek. Bring a small gardening tool (trowel, small shovel, pruners, clippers, etc.) and gloves if you have them, as well as sturdy shoes with good...
Young Families Sensory Passover Experience 11:30 am
Young Families Sensory Passover Experience @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Apr 16 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Young Families Sensory Passover Experience Join your Shoreshim (young family) friends at Congregation Neveh Shalom for a morning of fun with a Passover Twist. For more information and to RSVP, please contact at: eposen@nevehshalom.org. FREE
Humanistic Seder 4:00 pm
Humanistic Seder @ Starlight Room
Apr 16 @ 4:00 pm
Come celebrate Passover and with humanistic, culturally Jewish meaning. check in/social hour begins at 4:00; Seder commences at 5 pm. Dinner is catered by Spin. Reservations suggested by April 6 to ensure a place at...
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Sculpt Yoga 8:00 am
Sculpt Yoga @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 19 @ 8:00 am – 8:55 am
Sculpt your body with this new class that combines powerful yoga poses with light weights, therabands and exercise balls to increase strength, tone muscles, and improve flexibility. Instructor: Tara Atkinson Wednesdays, April 5 – June...
Immunity Booster 6:00 pm
Immunity Booster @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Your immune system is one of the most complex systems in the body with its prime function being to protect the body against infection and disease. Learn how to support your immune system with diet,...
Pathways: From Overwhelm to Balance 6:00 pm
Pathways: From Overwhelm to Balance @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Do you feel overwhelmed and stressed most days? Participate in a simple exercise in which you’ll get a visual of where your energies are being spent and how balanced your life looks. Take 90 minutes...
Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 19 @ 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. Every Wednesday from April 19 to June 28. Note: No class May 31 Register: oregonjcc.org/registration; CG300
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Young Families Tot Shabbat 10:15 am
Young Families Tot Shabbat @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Apr 21 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
You are invited to Congregation Neveh Shalom to join other young families for a special Saturday morning Tot Shabbat with singing, dancing, stories, indoor picnic-style lunch and Shabbat fun.
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Women’s Torah Study 12:30 pm
Women’s Torah Study @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Apr 22 @ 12:30 pm
Delve into biblical and midrashic text to find meaning from our traditions that relate to our lives. Taught by Mel Berwin. Free.
BB Camp Bash 5:30 pm
BB Camp Bash @ Castaways
Apr 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
We are so excited to announce this year’s BB Camp Bash, April 22, 2017 at Castaway in NW Portland!   The Bash is a gala like no other! Come prepared to schmooze the night away...
BB Camp Bash 5:30 pm
BB Camp Bash @ Castaway
Apr 22 @ 5:30 pm
BB Camp Bash The Spirit of Camp in the Heart of the City. The Bash is a gala like no other! Come prepared to schmooze the night away with friends old and new. Expect a...
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Boker Tov Bunch 9:00 am
Boker Tov Bunch @ Feldstein Library at Neveh Shalom
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Get some wiggles out with the Boker Tov Bunch playgroup! Come to the Feldstein Library to laugh, play, sing songs, and enjoy the wonderful books in our library. Snacks provided. Drop-ins welcome. FREE!
Cooking for Outside In 12:00 pm
Cooking for Outside In @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join us in the Neveh Shalom kitchen to help cook for 60 homeless teens affiliated with Outside In. Questions? Call Chris Blair at 503-675-1328 or email Cathy Blair at cathyblair55@yahoo.com
CNS Sisterhood Sunday / Rosh Chodesh 12:30 pm
CNS Sisterhood Sunday / Rosh Chodesh @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Apr 23 @ 12:30 pm
Embrace Rosh Chodesh – a women’s sacred time. Join Karen Sharp, herbalist and student of spiritual thought, as we find ways to bring the spiritual themes of each Jewish month to our lives using our...
Mindful Movement with Alexander Technique 1:00 pm
Mindful Movement with Alexander Technique @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Restore your posture, movement, and response to stress. The Alexander Technique improves back, neck, and knee pain, and liberates us from harmful stress patterns. Instructor: Eve Bernfeld Sundays, April 23 – May 14 Register: oregonjcc.org/registration Code:...
Holocaust Remembrance Gathering- Honoring Righteous Gentiles 7:00 pm
Holocaust Remembrance Gathering- Honoring Righteous Gentiles @ Havurah Synagogue
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Mah Jongg 10:30 am
Mah Jongg @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! Every Tuesday morning from April 25 to May 23. Register: oregonjcc.org/register; CG301
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Sculpt Yoga 8:00 am
Sculpt Yoga @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 8:55 am
Sculpt your body with this new class that combines powerful yoga poses with light weights, therabands and exercise balls to increase strength, tone muscles, and improve flexibility. Instructor: Tara Atkinson Wednesdays, April 5 – June...
Building Memory: A Creative Conversation about the UK Holocaust Memorial Competition 4:00 pm
Building Memory: A Creative Conversation about the UK Holocaust Memorial Competition @ Shattuck Hall Annex, Portland State University
Apr 26 @ 4:00 pm
Building Memory: A Creative Conversation about the UK Holocaust Memorial Competition @ Shattuck Hall Annex, Portland State University
The 2017 Lorry I Lokey Program, “Building Memory: A Creative Conversation about the UK Holocaust Memorial Competition” with finalists from Allied Architecture. What does it mean to remember the Holocaust in the 21st century, particularly...
Men’s Club + ALIYAH Sponsored Yom HaShoah Event 6:30 pm
Men’s Club + ALIYAH Sponsored Yom HaShoah Event @ Location TBA
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm
Neveh Shalom Men’s Club and Wednesday Night School team up to co-sponsor a speaker from the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education. Location TBA.
Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 26 @ 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. Every Wednesday from April 19 to June 28. Note: No class May 31 Register: oregonjcc.org/registration; CG300
Women of the Wall in Portland 7:00 pm
Women of the Wall in Portland @ Congregation Beth Israel
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm
Women of the Wall Executive Director Lesley Sachs will update Portlanders on the rapidly evolving legal battle over women’s rights to pray at the Western Wall. Light dessert reception will follow. WHEN 7 pm, April...
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Restart: Setting Goals and Intentions 6:00 pm
Restart: Setting Goals and Intentions @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Are you feeling behind in what you’ve had in mind for your own intentions? Give yourself the gift of a 90-minute “restart.” Reconnect with your goals and intentions that you made earlier this year and...
Ruth Gruber Film screening 7:00 pm
Ruth Gruber Film screening @ PSU's Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 296-8
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ruth Gruber Film screening @ PSU's Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 296-8
We are honored to be able to co-host, along with PSU’s Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project, a screening of  Ahead of Time: The Extraordinary Journey of Ruth Gruber Thursday, April 27, 2017 7:00pm  9:00pm PSU’s Smith Memorial...
The Kindness Commons Presents: Israel 360 7:00 pm
The Kindness Commons Presents: Israel 360 @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm
The Kindness Commons Presents: Israel 360 @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
The Kindness Commons Presents: Israel 360 About Israel360 Israel360 is a pilot project of The Kindness Commons™ and is housed at Congregation Neveh Shalom, Portland, Oregon. Israel360 is a series of regularly occurring programs that...
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CNS Family Camp Shabbat Experience 6:00 pm
CNS Family Camp Shabbat Experience @ Camp Solomon Schechter
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 30 @ 8:30 pm
Join families with children ages 0 – 2nd grade for a fantastic weekend at Camp Solomon Schechter. Together we’ll celebrate Shabbat with family friendly services, activities and games. Adults will have time to relax as...
Parkinson’s Resources Gala 5:30 pm
Parkinson’s Resources Gala @ Multnomah Athletic Club
Apr 28 @ 5:30 pm
From Baltic Place to Boardwalk, Parkinson’s Resources is bridging the gap the wellness for the Northwest’s Parkinson’s community.  Join us for an unforgettable, Monopoly-themed event celebrating the community and its support of Parkinson’s Resources of...
North Coast Shabbat 8:00 pm
North Coast Shabbat @ Bob Chisholm Center
Apr 28 @ 8:00 pm
The first service for the North Coast Shabbat group will be held on Friday, March31 at 8:00 pm at the Bob Chisholm Center in Seaside.  Leaders will be Leonard and Elayne Shapiro. Services are usually...
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Mindful Movement with Alexander Technique 1:00 pm
Mindful Movement with Alexander Technique @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Restore your posture, movement, and response to stress. The Alexander Technique improves back, neck, and knee pain, and liberates us from harmful stress patterns. Instructor: Eve Bernfeld Sundays, April 23 – May 14 Register: oregonjcc.org/registration Code:...
Yom HaZikaron 8:00 pm
Yom HaZikaron @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 30 @ 8:00 pm
Honoring those that have given their lives for the State of Israel. Free and open to the community.

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