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Hamentaschen Baking at Shaarie Torah 9:00 am
Hamentaschen Baking at Shaarie Torah @ Congregation Shaarie Torah
Feb 19 @ 9:00 am – Mar 8 @ 3:00 pm
You can now Pre-Order your Hamentaschen so you are ready for Purim! Purchase online, here or print out an order form from our website and send it in. We’ve got three delicious flavors: fruit, moen...
Frontier Jews: A Night at the Oregon Historical Society 7:00 pm
Frontier Jews: A Night at the Oregon Historical Society @ Oregon Historical Society
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm
Experience and enjoy the remarkable story of our pioneer heritage! Kerry Tymchuk, Director of the Oregon Historical Society, will host a screening of The Jewish Frontier. This OPB film uses rare historical photos, footage, and...
Portland Hadassah presents Letty Cottin Pogrebin, author: How to be a Friend to a Friend Who’s Sick 7:00 pm
Portland Hadassah presents Letty Cottin Pogrebin, author: How to be a Friend to a Friend Who’s Sick @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Portland Hadassah presents….. an evening with the author: featuring Letty Cottin Pogrebin HOW TO BE A FRIEND TO A FRIEND WHO’S SICK “I’m sure you already know how to “be friends” when it means catching up...
Screening of “Lost Boys of Portlandia” 7:00 pm
Screening of “Lost Boys of Portlandia” @ Havurah Shalom
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Screening of "Lost Boys of Portlandia" @ Havurah Shalom
See what youth experiencing homelessness have to say for themselves. What: Outside the Frame, in collaboration with the Tikkun Olam Committee of Havurah Shalom,  presents The Lost Boys of Portlandia, a documentary featuring the real...
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Improv Comedy Club: 3rd-5th Grade 3:45 pm
Improv Comedy Club: 3rd-5th Grade @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 2 @ 3:45 pm
Learn the basics of Improv Theater! Students will learn short-form games that teach the skills of listening and responding, working together as a group to create a story on the spot, and building self-confidence. The...
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Young Families Tot Shabbat 10:15 am
Young Families Tot Shabbat @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 3 @ 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
Mar 4 @ 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
Mar 4 @ 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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Friends of the Center Brunch 10:00 am
Friends of the Center Brunch @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Featuring Yosef Abramowitz, named by CNN as one of the six top global “Green Pioneers,” by PV Tech as “one of the most inspiring solar CEOs” worldwide, is an American-Israeli human rights activist, educator, and...
Prince of Egypt Free Screening 3:00 pm
Prince of Egypt Free Screening @ Havurah Shir Hadash
Mar 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Havurah Synagogue presents Prince of Egypt, Disney’s adaptation of the Biblical exodus story, on Sunday, March 5 at 3:00 PM. “The animation is beautiful, and the writers wisely did not create the “cute” characters...
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Peace Lunch 11:00 am
Peace Lunch @ Mandarin Cove Restaurant
Mar 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Wholistic Peace Institute WelcomesMs. Caroline Vicini, Deputy Ambassador of the European Union Delegation to the United States, for the 2017 Nobel Peace Laureate Forum. The forum includes a Peace Lunch from 11 am to 12:30...
The European Union Today 1:00 pm
The European Union Today @ Native American Student Community Center
Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ms. Caroline Vicini, Deputy Ambassador of the European Union Delegation to the United States, speaks on “The European Union Today” take questions.  Free event at the , The talk is part of the Wholistic Peace...
Israeli folk dancing 6:30 pm
Israeli folk dancing @ Leedy Grange
Mar 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy Israeli folk dancing 1st & 3rd Mondays of each month. No experience necessary. All levels welcome. 6:30 beginning class, 7 to 9 pm more teaching and open dancing.
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What’s Love Got to Do With It? 5:58 pm
What’s Love Got to Do With It? @ Portland’s Chabad Center for Jewish Life
Mar 7 @ 5:58 pm
  Seeking marital intimacy? A rabbi has your answer ‘Sex is just a thing’; intimacy makes two people one  Mikvah Shoshanah, Portland’s Women’s Mikvah exists to keep the spark alive in Jewish marriages. An exaggeration?...
MJCC Author Series 7:00 pm
MJCC Author Series @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm
Join us for this thought-provoking program that will bring an exceptional line up of authors and special events to our community. Tuesday, March 7; 7:00 PM – Janis Cooke Newman: A Master Plan for Rescue...
Sephardic Film Fest: The Truce 7:00 pm
Sephardic Film Fest: The Truce @ CONGREGATION AHAVATH ACHIM
Mar 7 @ 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...
What’s Love Got To Do With It? 7:00 pm
What’s Love Got To Do With It? @ Chabad Center for Jewish Life
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
B”H Mikvah Shoshanah – Portland’s Women’s MIkvah, invites you to: An evening with Rabbi Manis Friedman – World renowned relationship guru After all the pop-psychology and therapy, what is it that really holds relationships together?...
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Nosh + Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen 1:00 pm
Nosh + Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen @ Cafe at the J
Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
A monthly discussion covering a wide range of topics that will draw on our experiences. March’s topic: Purim Torah Free and open to the community.
Hamantaschen Bake Off + Purim Costume Contest 6:30 pm
Hamantaschen Bake Off + Purim Costume Contest @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Two competitions, one day! Enter your best Hamantaschen recipe AND come dressed in your best costume in this fun contest for Purim! Vote for your favorite in each! Non-Kosher entries are accepted. Purim storytime too!...
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Persian Kabbalat Shabbat & Dinner 6:30 pm
Persian Kabbalat Shabbat & Dinner @ Congregation Shaarie Torah
Mar 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Get ready for a beautifully Persian Shabbat service & dinner! Friday, March 10th, 6:30 PM Join us for a very special and delicious Kabbalat Shabbat for Purim. We’ve lots to celebrate and lots to discover...
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Havurah Holy Pandemonium Purim Party 4:30 pm
Havurah Holy Pandemonium Purim Party @ Havurah Shalom
Mar 11 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Havurah Holy Pandemonium Purim Party – A Joyous, Capricious, Justice Celebration For All Ages   4:30 pm – Singing, Spieling (Interactive Purim storytelling) & More! 5:15 pm – Juggling, Casting Lots, Eating Pizza & Hamantaschen, Playing Games...
Purim Party with Michelle and the Mystics 4:45 pm
Purim Party with Michelle and the Mystics @ P'nai Or of Portland
Mar 11 @ 4:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Celebrate Purim at P’nai Or with Michelle Alany’s dance band, Michelle and the Mystics playing Klezmer, Sephardic and original music. Fun for all ages, including: – another fabulously funny Purim spiel with Cassandra Sagan and...
Purim Celebration: Around the World with Congregation Shir Tikvah 5:00 pm
Purim Celebration: Around the World with Congregation Shir Tikvah @ Congregation Shir Tikvah
Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
It’s time to put an end to evil Haman! Get out your wildest costume and join Shir Tikvah for a festive meal and family-friendly reading of the Megillah. This year’s Purim will have an international...
PURIM: A Night of Music and Fun 6:00 pm
PURIM: A Night of Music and Fun @ Congregation Shaarie Torah
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 11:30 pm
A PURIM PARTY TO REMEMBER! Saturday, March 11th / 6:00 – Midnight / Free Games & appetizers from 6:00 – 7:00 PM A fun-filled evening of music and play complete with Hamilton! Games for preschoolers...
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JGSO: U.S. Immigration and Naturalization – AND – Jewish Fraternal Organizations of the Early 20th Century 10:30 am
JGSO: U.S. Immigration and Naturalization – AND – Jewish Fraternal Organizations of the Early 20th Century @ Congregation Ahavath Achim
Mar 12 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Hal Bookbinder has graciously agreed to present two of his very popular programs on the same day. Hal is a former president of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies and currently serves on the...
Purim at the Circus! 10:30 am
Purim at the Circus! @ Chabad Center for Jewish Life
Mar 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Purim at the Circus: Fun for the whole family! Masquerade, Hamantaschen, Popcorn, and the Whole Megillah! Featuring the Amazing Juggling Brothers. Free event, open to the public. RSVP Required: www.JewishNortheast.com/PurimCircus
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MJCC Author Series 7:00 pm
MJCC Author Series @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm
Join us for this thought-provoking program that will bring an exceptional line up of authors and special events to our community. Tuesday, March 7; 7:00 PM – Janis Cooke Newman: A Master Plan for Rescue...
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Artists Panel Discussion – Why We Should Buy Art 6:30 pm
Artists Panel Discussion – Why We Should Buy Art @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 16 @ 6:30 pm
Come to a lively panel discussion about the joys, benefits, and risks of collecting art. More details to follow! Free and open to the community
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Young Families Tot Shabbat 10:15 am
Young Families Tot Shabbat @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 17 @ 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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Tiferet Shabbat 9:15 am
Tiferet Shabbat @ Congregation Shaarie Torah
Mar 18 @ 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
Mar 18 @ 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
Mar 18 @ 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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Taste of Temple 5:00 pm
Taste of Temple @ Castaway
Mar 19 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Congregation Beth Israel fund-raiser featuring many of Portland’s best restaurants, wineries, distilleries and breweries. General Admission Tickets are now $72 per person
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MJCC Author Series 7:00 pm
MJCC Author Series @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm
Join us for this thought-provoking program that will bring an exceptional line up of authors and special events to our community. Tuesday, March 7; 7:00 PM – Janis Cooke Newman: A Master Plan for Rescue...
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Ritual Unmoored Opening Reception 5:00 pm
Ritual Unmoored Opening Reception @ PSU Broadway Gallery, Lincoln Hall, Ground Floor
Mar 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  Opening reception for Ritual Unmoored, an exhibit featuring works by noted Jewish ceramists Patricia Berman, Linda Bourne, Betty Feves, Kenneth Pincus, Willa Schneberg and Maria Simon. Some pieces are secular in nature, while others are informed...
Book Launch – Reimagining Exodus; a Freedom Story, by Rabbi David Zaslow 7:15 pm
Book Launch – Reimagining Exodus; a Freedom Story, by Rabbi David Zaslow @ Havurah Shir Hadash
Mar 22 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
On Wednesday, March 22 at 7:15 PM, the Havurah hosts a book launch of Rabbi David Zaslow’s newly published book “Reimagining Exodus; A Freedom Story,” published by Paraclete Press. The Exodus saga is explored from...
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Needle Felt Owls Workshop 6:30 pm
Needle Felt Owls Workshop @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Mar 23 @ 6:30 pm
Using barbed needles to tangle and compact natural wool fibers you will learn to create adorable little owl friends. No experience necessary. All supplies will be provided. Register: oregonjcc.org/registration; CG203C
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Rabbi Joey Wolf & Black Parent Initiative’s Charles McGee 7:30 pm
Rabbi Joey Wolf & Black Parent Initiative’s Charles McGee @ Havurah Shalom
Mar 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  Following a short Shabbat service, Rabbi Joey Wolf and Charles McGee, co-founder and president of the Black Parent Initiative, will discuss Michael Eric Dyson’s book Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America and how...
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CNS Sisterhood Sunday / Rosh Chodesh 12:30 pm
CNS Sisterhood Sunday / Rosh Chodesh @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 26 @ 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...
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Death Talk goes to the movies 7:00 pm
Death Talk goes to the movies @ Clinton Street Movie Theater.
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm
Death Talk Goes to the Movies is pleased to announce the screening of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.   The movie was written by Jonathan Safran Foer, adapted from the novel he wrote with the...
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Reimagining Exodus – Six-Session Class with Rabbi David Zaslow 5:00 pm
Reimagining Exodus – Six-Session Class with Rabbi David Zaslow @ Havurah Shir Hadash
Mar 29 @ 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...
HEALING PHARAOH’S HEART – A WORKSHOP WITH RABBI SHEFA GOLD 7:30 pm
HEALING PHARAOH’S HEART – A WORKSHOP WITH RABBI SHEFA GOLD @ St. Mark Church
Mar 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
In the Book of Exodus we learn that in order to embark on the journey to Freedom, we must first encounter Pharaoh, that place in us that is the Tyrant. God commands us, “Bo ayl...
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The Kindness Commons Presents: Israel 360 7:00 pm
The Kindness Commons Presents: Israel 360 @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 30 @ 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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North Coast Shabbat 8:00 pm
North Coast Shabbat @ Bob Chisholm Center
Mar 31 @ 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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