Summer Calendar 2018


Through June 17
“I and You” at ART. See article.
June 1-2
Presence, Light, Manna: A Contemplative Shabbat at Havurah Shalom. Beginning Friday evening, then continuing all day Saturday from morning through Havdalah, we will immerse ourselves
in contemplative Jewish practice. tinyurl.com/ContemplShabbat
June 3
Neveh Shalom Men’s Club Texas Hold’em Charity Tournament. 4 pm at Neveh Shalom. Benefits youth education scholarships. Registration ($40/player, $100/sponsor) includes coffee,
soft drinks, beer, hors d’oeuvres, bagels and spreads, and tournament play. 18 and over. RSVP: nevehshalom.org/poker2018
Song of Miriam Awards Brunch. 10 am at the MJCC. Jewish Women’s RoundTable honors 21 women volunteers. leslyee@comcast.net
Healing Intergenerational Trauma Through Storytelling. 1-3 pm at Temple Beth Sholom, 1274 Cunningham Lane S, Salem. Author Emily Wanderer Cohen speaks on her book of the same
title. 503-362-5004
June 4
The Optimistic Decade author Heather Abel
in conversation with Leni Zuman. 7:30 pm at Powell’s Books, 3732 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland. Kirkus Reviews calls Abel’s debut novel “a playful look at Jewish coming of age and
coming-to-terms in the American West.” 800-878-7323, powells.com
June 5
PDX Business Breakfast featuring a panel of Venture Capitalists. 7:15-9:15 am at White Stag Block, 70 NW Couch St., Portland. oregonjcc.org or 503-452-3427
June 7-Sept. 30
R.B. Kitaj: A Jew Etc., Etc. at OJMCHE. See article
June 9
Saundra Messinger trunk show at Chemistry Jewelry, 310 Oak St., Hood River. chemistryjewelry.com
June 10
Kim Danish Rosenberg receives Harry Nemer Service Award. See article
Jewish Community Orchestra Season Finale. 3 pm at MJCC. 503-535-3555
June 10-24
Portland Jewish Film Festival. See  article
July 12
Isle of Klezbos concert. See article
June 14
98th Annual Meeting of the Jewish Federation of
Greater Portland. 4:30 pm at Congregation Neveh Shalom, 2900 SW Peaceful Lane. Speaker: Rabbi Shira Stutman from Washington, D.C. Presentation of Laurie Rogoway Jewish Professional Award to Ben Charlton. 503-245-6219
June 15-17
Temple Beth Sholom Retreat at the 4-H Center in Salem. A weekend of fun, silliness, spirituality, learning and bonding. 503-362-5004
June 16
Fifth Annual Lefty Sing-Along: Resist! Songs of Unity, Hope & Change. 6:30-9 pm at Central Lutheran Church, 1820 NE 21st Ave., Portland. Fundraiser for P’nai Or an d350PDX.
leftysingalong.brownpapertickets.com
June 17
Jewish Pride Greater PDX marches in the Pride Parade. 503-892-7415 or rachelr@jewishportland.org
June 21
Oregon Jewish Community Foundation Annual Meeting. 5:30 pm at OJMCHE. Honoring Legacy Society Honoree Carol Danish. 503-248-9328
June 24
MJCC outdoor concert. See articlr
Friends of Robison Mah Jongg Tournament. 12:30-4:30 pm at Rose Schnitzer Manor, CSP, 6140 SW Boundary St., Portland. RSVP required: cedarsinaipark.org/giving/mahjongg/
June 27-July 22
“Mamma Mia” on stage at Deb Fennell Auditorium, 9000 SW Durham Road, Tigard. Broadway Rose Theatre Company. 503-620-5262
June 29
Shabbat in the Park. 6 pm at Overlook Park. Live music and service presented by Congregation Shir Tikvah. shirtikvahpdx.org
North Coast Shabbat Group. 8 pm at Seaside Senior Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside. Services led by Neil Weinstein followed by oneg Shabbat. Bev Eastern: 503-244-7060
July 17
Jazz in The Garden with Bossa PDX. 7:30 pm at Lan Su Chinese Garden, 239 NW Everett St., Portland. Led by pianist/vocalist (and ORJL food columnist) Kerry Politzer, the Portlandbased
Bossa PDX performs lovingly transcribed arrangements. 503-228-8131
July 19
Portland writer Randolph Splitter reads from his new novel The Ramadan Drummer. 7 pm at Another Read Through, 3932 N. Mississippi Ave., Portland. Shots ring out, and a child is wounded.
In this timely story of clashing values and the search for connection in a multicultural world, a police detective and a reporter—a Jewish man and a Muslim woman—try to find out what happened.
503-208-2729
July 26
MJCC outdoor concert. See article
July 27
North Coast Shabbat Group. 8 pm at Seaside Senior Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside. Services led by Eddy Shuldman followed by oneg Shabbat. Bev Eastern: 503-244-7060
Aug. 2-19
“Guys and Dolls” on stage at Deb Fennell Auditorium, 9000 SW Durham Road, Tigard. Broadway Rose Theatre Company. 503-620-5262
Aug. 10
Shabbat in the Park. 6 pm at Fernhill Park. Live music and service presented by Congregation Shir Tikvah. shirtikvahpdx.org
Aug. 19
MJCC outdoor concert. See article
Aug. 24-26
The Ben Hecht Show at Coho Productions, 2257 NW Raleigh St., Portland. James Sherman, a Chicago actor, brings his one-man show The Ben Hecht Show to Portland. cohoproductions.org
Aug. 31
North Coast Shabbat Group. 8 pm at Seaside Senior Center, 1225 Avenue A, Seaside. Services led by Jeff Freedman followed by oneg Shabbat. Bev Eastern: 503-244-7060

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