Calendar

Apr
7
Sun
Good Deeds Month – Serve Meals at Oregon Food Bank @ Oregon Food Bank (two locations)
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Sunday, April 7: Serve Meals at Oregon Food Bank

At Portland and Beaverton Locations
Space is limited. Pre-registration required by April 4.
Shifts are 1:00 – 3:30 pm.

Please RSVP to Lenny Steinberg at lsteinberg@oregonjcc.org with your full name, email address, preferred location and any guests that will be joining you.

Check out all of our volunteer opportunities for Good Deeds Month: HERE

Apr
10
Wed
Chai Baby + PJ Library Indoor Playground @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 10 @ 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 their children up to five years old.

Please mark your calendar for our 2019 dates, held on the second Wednesdays each month:
January 9
February 13
March 13
April 10
May 8
June 12

Free and open to the community.

In partnership with PJ Library, Chai Baby, and Portland Jewish Academy.

Apr
12
Fri
Call for Photo Submissions – Israel from the Eyes of the Community @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 12 all-day

Yom Ha’Atzmaut: Call for Photo Submissions!

Israel from the Eyes of the Community: A PDX Community Art Display at our Yom Ha’Atzmaut Celebration

Send us your best photo that you took in Israel. Approved submissions (no lewd photos, or photos that include illegal paraphernalia) will be on display in the MJCC Art Gallery from April 29 – May 31, 2019.

Community members will vote on their favorite photo from April 29 – May 8. Winners will be announced at 8:00 pm at the Yom Ha’Atzmaut Celebration on May 8.

Email a high resolution digital copy of the photo, and include a note about where and when it was taken. Files no larger than 10MB per submission. Deadline is April 12, 2019. One submission per person. Email submissions to lsteinberg@oregonjcc.org.

Sponsored by Jewish Federation of Greater Portland and PJ Library

Apr
14
Sun
Good Deeds Month – Passover Box Assembly @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 14 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am

Sunday, April 14: Passover Box Assembly

At the Mittleman Jewish Community Center

Event schedule (shifts):
8:00 – 9:00 am: Setup and build boxes
9:00 – 11:00 am: Pack boxes
10:30 – 11:30 am: Send off drivers to deliver boxes

RSVP by emailing jonperrin@gmail.com with the following information:

  • Do you want to build boxes/help with setup, pack boxes, or deliver boxes?
  • How many people will be helping, including total number of adults and children.
  • If you choose to deliver, how many boxes can you take in your vehicle? (boxes are approximately a 2 ft cube)

Check out all of our opportunities to participate in Good Deeds Month: HERE

Apr
28
Sun
Good Deeds Month – J-Serve Project
Apr 28 all-day

Sunday, April 28: J-Serve Project

J-SERVE Project: Houseless Community in PDX
At Agape Village
Time to be determined. J-Serve is a teen initiative supported by BBYO open to 6th – 8th graders.

Registration opens April 1.

SAVE THE DATE. Check back for more details for this project, as well as other opportunities to participate in Good Deeds Month: HERE

Good Deeds Month – Beautify Grounds of Oregon Holocaust Memorial @ Oregon Holocaust Memorial
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Sunday, April 28: Beautify Grounds of Oregon Holocaust Memorial

At Washington Park
Space is limited to 20 people per shift. Pre-registration required by April 26.
Shifts are 9:00 – 11:00 am, and 12:00 – 2:00 pm.
Register for this event here.

In partnership with the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education.

Check out all of our opportunities to participate in Good Deeds Month: HERE

Apr
29
Mon
Israel From the Eyes of the Community – A PDX Community Art Display @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 29 – May 31 all-day

First place Israel photo by Niomi Markel

Israel from the Eyes of the Community – A PDX Community Art Display:

Members from the Greater Portland area submitted photos that were taken by them while in Israel. A committee selected the photos on display. During the week leading up to our annual Yom Ha’Atzmaut Celebration (May 8), visitors were ask to vote for your favorite photo! That evening, we will announce the winners.

This year’s winning photo was taken by Nimoi Markel.

Submissions to lsteinberg@oregonjcc.org by April 12.

Exhibit on display April 29 – May 31

Sponsored by Jewish Federation of Greater Portland and PJ Library

May
8
Wed
Chai Baby + PJ Library Indoor Playground @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
May 8 @ 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 their children up to five years old.

Please mark your calendar for our 2019 dates, held on the second Wednesdays each month:
January 9
February 13
March 13
April 10
May 8
June 12

Free and open to the community.

In partnership with PJ Library, Chai Baby, and Portland Jewish Academy.

Jun
12
Wed
Chai Baby + PJ Library Indoor Playground @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jun 12 @ 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 their children up to five years old.

Please mark your calendar for our 2019 dates, held on the second Wednesdays each month:
January 9
February 13
March 13
April 10
May 8
June 12

Free and open to the community.

In partnership with PJ Library, Chai Baby, and Portland Jewish Academy.

Sep
4
Wed
Chai Baby + PJ Library Indoor Playground @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us on the first Wednesdays of every month from September to June for Chai Baby Indoor Playground, with kosher snacks, storytelling, friends and fun!

For parents/caregivers and their children up to 5 years old.
Chai Baby resumes Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

2019-2020 dates held on the First Wednesday of each month (with the exception of January, when it is Jan. 8): 
September 4, 2019
October 2, 2019
November 6, 2019
December 4, 2019
January 8, 2020
February 5, 2020
March 4, 2020
April 1, 2020
May 6, 2020
June 3, 2020

In partnership with PJ Library, Chai Baby, Portland Jewish Academy

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