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ALEFBET: Tapestries of Grisha Bruskin 11:00 am
ALEFBET: Tapestries of Grisha Bruskin @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Jun 11 @ 11:00 am – Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm
ALEFBET: The Alphabet of Memory OJMCHE’s inaugural exhibit in the main gallery features a visually stunning collection of works by Russian Jewish artist Grisha Bruskin, who is featured in Russia’s pavilion at this year’s Venice...
Monthly Mitzvah Project
Monthly Mitzvah Project @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
Throughout the month of October, the MJCC and PJA communities will be collecting Reading Glasses for Street Books. Items can be dropped off in the blue bin located in the MJCC lobby.
Community Sukkah Building 11:00 am
Community Sukkah Building @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am
Community Sukkah building.
3:00 pm
@ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm
We will begin by reflecting together as to how spirituality is expressed in a painting, photograph, song, dance, poem, a work in clay, and a sculpture by Jewish artists. Guided study of the High Holiday...
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Fall Art Gallery Exhibit Opening: Jews of Africa – A Photographic Journey through Ancient and Awakening Communities 6:30 pm
Fall Art Gallery Exhibit Opening: Jews of Africa – A Photographic Journey through Ancient and Awakening Communities @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm
Jewish photographic documentarian Jono David showcases 59 images from his 4-year project documenting Jewish life, culture, and history in 30 African countries and territories. The exhibition features numerous anecdotal narrations and “Jewish African Voices” —...
Israeli Folk Dancing with Sue & Friends 6:30 pm
Israeli Folk Dancing with Sue & Friends @ Leedy Grange in Cedar Mill
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Learn and enjoy Israeli folk dances every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Monday. Beginners class 6:30 to 7 pm.  7 to 9 pm dancing & light instruction, with a focus on classic dances. Dancing at Leedy...
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Mah Jongg 10:30 am
Mah Jongg @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! Register at: www.oregonjcc.org/registration Registration code:  CG 100
Israel Film Series 7:00 pm
Israel Film Series @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm
Turn Left at the End of the World: The tale of a group of families who emigrate from India to Israel in the late sixties, seeking a better life in what they believe to be the...
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Tiny Talkers – Baby Sign Language Classes 10:00 am
Tiny Talkers – Baby Sign Language Classes @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sign, Sing & Play (ages 9 months-approximately 2.5) EACH class offers a chance to learn and discover for you and your child and also includes numerous strategy tips, ideas and specific demonstrations of how to...
Tiny Talkers – Baby Sign Language Classes 11:15 am
Tiny Talkers – Baby Sign Language Classes @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 4 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Music, Movement & Signing for preschoolers (ages 2-5) Little movers and shakers ages 2-5 and their caregivers will sing, dance, hear stories and learn some sign language in this lively interactive class. Cost: $15/family Register...
Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 4 @ 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. 10 week class No class on 11/22 Register at: www.oregonjcc.org/registration Registration code: CG 101
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Young Families Tot Shabbat 10:15 am
Young Families Tot Shabbat @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Oct 6 @ 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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Kiddush Club for K-2nd Grade 10:15 am
Kiddush Club for K-2nd Grade @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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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JGSO: Ellis Island Name Change Myth & “Finding “Waldo” at Ellis Island 10:30 am
JGSO: Ellis Island Name Change Myth & “Finding “Waldo” at Ellis Island @ Congregation Ahavath Achim
Oct 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Oregon invites you, your family and friends to its upcoming program on two topics – Ellis Island Name Change Myth & “Finding “Waldo” At Ellis Island presented by Joel Weintraub...
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Pizza in the Sukkah 5:30 pm
Pizza in the Sukkah @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join friends for an evening of great food, schmoozing, singing and storytelling!   Cost: $15 per family Register: oregonjcc.org/sukkah, Please register by October 4 Free and open to the community In partnership with PJA
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Mah Jongg 10:30 am
Mah Jongg @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! Register at: www.oregonjcc.org/registration Registration code:  CG 100
Israel Film Series 7:00 pm
Israel Film Series @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm
The MJCC presents four Israeli films Tuesday nights in October! A discussion will follow each film. Yolki Palki: A documentary about the Russian community in Israel today – their successes and personal stories. The film...
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Tiny Talkers – Baby Sign Language Classes 10:00 am
Tiny Talkers – Baby Sign Language Classes @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sign, Sing & Play (ages 9 months-approximately 2.5) EACH class offers a chance to learn and discover for you and your child and also includes numerous strategy tips, ideas and specific demonstrations of how to...
Tiny Talkers – Baby Sign Language Classes 11:15 am
Tiny Talkers – Baby Sign Language Classes @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 11 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Music, Movement & Signing for preschoolers (ages 2-5) Little movers and shakers ages 2-5 and their caregivers will sing, dance, hear stories and learn some sign language in this lively interactive class. Cost: $15/family Register...
Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 11 @ 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. 10 week class No class on 11/22 Register at: www.oregonjcc.org/registration Registration code: CG 101
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Jewish Genes Testing 12:30 pm
Jewish Genes Testing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 15 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Hadassah presents Our Heritage and Our Health Free, but RSVP is mandatory for the lunch catered by Century Catering. Learning about your heritage is a beginning. All around the world distinct ethnic groups have been...
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Israeli Folk Dancing with Sue & Friends 6:30 pm
Israeli Folk Dancing with Sue & Friends @ Leedy Grange in Cedar Mill
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Learn and enjoy Israeli folk dances every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Monday. Beginners class 6:30 to 7 pm.  7 to 9 pm dancing & light instruction, with a focus on classic dances. Dancing at Leedy...
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Mah Jongg 10:30 am
Mah Jongg @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn to play this ancient game. It will give your mind a workout! Register at: www.oregonjcc.org/registration Registration code:  CG 100
Israel Film Series: I Had a Dream 7:00 pm
Israel Film Series: I Had a Dream @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm
The MJCC presents four Israeli films Tuesday nights in October! A discussion will follow each film. I Had a Dream: The extraordinary life story of Yona Bugale who worked ceaselessly as a teacher and community...
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Tiny Talkers – Baby Sign Language Classes 10:00 am
Tiny Talkers – Baby Sign Language Classes @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sign, Sing & Play (ages 9 months-approximately 2.5) EACH class offers a chance to learn and discover for you and your child and also includes numerous strategy tips, ideas and specific demonstrations of how to...
Tiny Talkers – Baby Sign Language Classes 11:15 am
Tiny Talkers – Baby Sign Language Classes @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 18 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Music, Movement & Signing for preschoolers (ages 2-5) Little movers and shakers ages 2-5 and their caregivers will sing, dance, hear stories and learn some sign language in this lively interactive class. Cost: $15/family Register...
Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 18 @ 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. 10 week class No class on 11/22 Register at: www.oregonjcc.org/registration Registration code: CG 101
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Author Talk: Edward Hershey 6:00 pm
Author Talk: Edward Hershey @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm
In his memoir, “The Scorekeeper” Portlander and retired journalist Edward Hershey reflects on Jewish-American Culture in the 1950s and 60s when his New York neighborhood was “as Jewish as Ivory soap — 99 and 44/100s...
Meditations of the Heart with Sarah Rohr 7:30 pm
Meditations of the Heart with Sarah Rohr @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Sarah Rohr on Thursday evenings from 7:30-8:30 at Neveh Shalom as she guides you through physical movements and practices to explore, compliment and exalt your heartfelt prayers. For both beginners and students with experience....
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Young Families Tot Shabbat 10:15 am
Young Families Tot Shabbat @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Oct 20 @ 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.
North Coast Shabbat 8:00 pm
North Coast Shabbat @ Bob Chisholm Center
Oct 20 @ 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. Services are usually held on the last Friday of the...
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Tiferet Shabbat 9:15 am
Tiferet Shabbat @ Congregation Shaarie Torah
Oct 21 @ 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
Oct 21 @ 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
Oct 21 @ 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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OJMCHE Exhibit Tours 1:00 pm
OJMCHE Exhibit Tours @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Oct 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
OJMCHE Exhibit Tours @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
OJMCHE has exhibition tours every Wednesday at 1 pm. Tours are free with admission and members, of course, can always visit for free. Come early or stay after and enjoy lunch in the museum’s Lefty’s...
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Israel Film Series: Teen Night 7:00 pm
Israel Film Series: Teen Night @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm
Teen Night: The Golden Pomegranate: Mazal, a Jewish child-bride from Yemen, preserves her religion, culture, family and unique art, amid the harsh, violent conditions of Jerusalem and the Holy Land during the late 19th and...
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MJCC PDX Business Breakfasts 7:00 am
MJCC PDX Business Breakfasts @ Hotel Lucia
Oct 25 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
PORTLAND’S MITTLEMAN JCC LAUNCHES  BUSINESS BREAKFAST SPEAKER SERIES Business & Community Leaders to Offer  Insights on Issues Important to Oregon Offering the Greater Portland community greater insight on business and social trends impacting the city, the Mittleman...
Tiny Talkers – Baby Sign Language Classes 10:00 am
Tiny Talkers – Baby Sign Language Classes @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sign, Sing & Play (ages 9 months-approximately 2.5) EACH class offers a chance to learn and discover for you and your child and also includes numerous strategy tips, ideas and specific demonstrations of how to...
Tiny Talkers – Baby Sign Language Classes 11:15 am
Tiny Talkers – Baby Sign Language Classes @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 25 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Music, Movement & Signing for preschoolers (ages 2-5) Little movers and shakers ages 2-5 and their caregivers will sing, dance, hear stories and learn some sign language in this lively interactive class. Cost: $15/family Register...
OJMCHE Exhibit Tours 1:00 pm
OJMCHE Exhibit Tours @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
OJMCHE Exhibit Tours @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
OJMCHE has exhibition tours every Wednesday at 1 pm. Tours are free with admission and members, of course, can always visit for free. Come early or stay after and enjoy lunch in the museum’s Lefty’s...
Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 25 @ 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. 10 week class No class on 11/22 Register at: www.oregonjcc.org/registration Registration code: CG 101
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IMPACT 6:00 pm
IMPACT @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Federation Women Make an IMPACT! Women’s Philanthropy welcomes producer, Nancy Spielberg https://www.facebook.com/whowillwriteourhistory/ to present at IMPACT. Women’s Philanthropy provides a place in the Portland Jewish community for all women.  We represent the diversity of women from all...
Meditations of the Heart with Sarah Rohr 7:30 pm
Meditations of the Heart with Sarah Rohr @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Sarah Rohr on Thursday evenings from 7:30-8:30 at Neveh Shalom as she guides you through physical movements and practices to explore, compliment and exalt your heartfelt prayers. For both beginners and students with experience....
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OJMCHE Exhibit Tours 1:00 pm
OJMCHE Exhibit Tours @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Oct 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
OJMCHE Exhibit Tours @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
OJMCHE has exhibition tours every Wednesday at 1 pm. Tours are free with admission and members, of course, can always visit for free. Come early or stay after and enjoy lunch in the museum’s Lefty’s...
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Israeli Folk Dancing with Sue & Friends 6:30 pm
Israeli Folk Dancing with Sue & Friends @ Leedy Grange in Cedar Mill
Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Learn and enjoy Israeli folk dances every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Monday. Beginners class 6:30 to 7 pm.  7 to 9 pm dancing & light instruction, with a focus on classic dances. Dancing at Leedy...
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